This plugin integrates the Japex micro-benchmark tool into Maven. The tool runs benchmarks in in the Maven JVM, but using the Japex isolated class loader scheme. The author hopes at some point to take advantage of future modularity improvements in Maven and Surefire to enhance this plugin to allow for 'forked' execution.
General instructions on how to use the Japex Plugin can be found on the usage page. Some more specific use cases are described in the examples given below.
To provide you with better understanding on some usages of the Maven AntRun Plugin, you can take a look into the following examples: