plexus-containers is Plexus' inversion-of-control (IoC) container

and companion tools:

plexus-containers' structure has evolved over time: see history to understand its changes.


Plexus Containers is deprecated, replaced by Eclipse Sisu (sisu.inject, sisu.plexus, sisu.mojos): see each Plexus Containers component (container, Maven plugin and annotations) documentation for more details on how to replace each one.

See also Maven & JSR-330 for more details in Maven context.