How do you specify the Java compiler version in a pom.xml file?

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In this answer, We have shared how do you specify the Java compiler version in a pom.xml file? For example, if you want to use the Java 8 language features (-source 1.8) and also want the compiled classes to be compatible with JVM 1.8 (-target 1.8), you can either add the two following properties, which are the default property names for the plugin parameters:


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