Monthly Archives: January 2009

Nexus Plugin API


January 22, 2009 By
Brian Fox

In several of the Nexus Pro blog posts, we have mentioned that the Pro features are just plugins to the OSS Core, but we haven’t formally discussed it yet.  This blog post is an attempt to introduce the Nexus Plugin API. Most of the architectural work being done to Nexus in the 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 […]

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Sonatype Nexus Pro 1.2 Release


January 21, 2009 By
Brian Fox

The Nexus Professional 1.2 release was released on Thursday along with Nexus OSS 1.2.0.4. Nexus Professional is comprised of a set of plugins bundled atop the Nexus OSS Core. The initial version of Nexus Professional adds a few essential features for any organization that is constructing an efficient Software Development Lifecycle around Maven.  Here is […]

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Contrasting Nexus and Artifactory


January 19, 2009 By
Brian Fox

Today’s Maven users have two solid choices when it comes to repository managers: Sonatype’s Nexus and JFrog’s Artifactory. While we are convinced that Nexus is the better choice, we’re especially happy to see that there is competition in this market. Competition leads to more efficient markets for software and more “accountability” to the end-user. Nexus […]

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Sonatype Nexus Professional in the New York Times


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Tim O'Brien

Take a break from reading Paul Krugman’s analysis of the current liquidity crisis and the New York Times’ top-notch coverage of tomorrow’s Inauguration and read about Sonatype’s launch of Nexus Professional. Sonatype is in the New York Times today. John Fontana’s story ran in Network World on Friday and was also picked up in the […]

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Book Encoding Fixed + Hint for Our German Readers


By
Tim O'Brien

Here’s a hint of the next steps for Maven: The Definitive Guide.  We’re translating the title to German.  Right now, we’ve got a single chapter available, but look for more content over the coming days. More information on the effort and the people behind the effort to follow. Once this translation is finished, we will […]

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Second Printing of Maven: The Definitive Guide


By
Tim O'Brien

Good news, O’Reilly has just completed the Second Printing of Maven: The Definitive Guide. Aside from some typos and some small updates to the test, there is not much a difference between the first edition and the second edition, and I feel confident that the core concepts of Maven and the introductory material in the […]

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Nexus is a Power Tool


January 14, 2009 By
Brian Fox

Sonatype Nexus has been the preferred repository manager of  John Smart, the author of “Java Powertools” since the first public Beta. Back in April he wrote …I am very impressed by Nexus. In fact, I liked it so much I’ll be including it in the upcoming Java Power Tools bootcamps, and the next edition of […]

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Version 0.21.0 of Maven Book


January 9, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

Version 0.21.0 of Maven: The Definitive Guide has been released.   There are no significant content additions to this release.   The biggest change in this release is a slight adjustment to how the book is being published online. Sections are now published as single pages Each Section has a reasonable URL (no sections named ch03s03.html) Pages […]

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