Nexus Book Edition 1.3: Printable PDF and Archiva Migrations


August 17, 2009 By Tim O'Brien

Announcing the availability of Repository Management with Nexus, Edition 1.3. Learn Nexus today by:

This edition contains three major changes from Edition 1.2, and a series of smaller changes that are captured in the release notes included at the end of this blog post:

  • A new appendix detailing the migration process for hosted and proxy repositories from Archiva to Nexus.
  • General formatting and bug fixes throughout the book.
  • Professional print-quality PDF: The PDF now contains vector art, screenshots sized for print resolution, better fonts, and has been resized to an industry-standard print size.

Repository Management with Sonatype Nexus

The following changes were introduced in Edition 1.3 on August 17, 2009:

The following improvements were made to the Nexus Book PDF:

  • Resized book to Crown Quarto (7.444″ x 9.681″). (NXBOOK-119)

  • Configured alternating margins for the PDF copy of the book.
    (NXBOOK-118)

  • Modified Figure Images for Print PDF. Bitmap images scaled to
    improve print quality:

    • Added Print Resolution Version of Figure 6.1
      (NXBOOK-72)

    • Added Print Resolution Version of Figure 8.1
      (NXBOOK-74)

    • Added Print Resolution version for Figure 8.2
      (NXBOOK-75)

    • Added Print Resolution Version of Figure 9.1
      (NXBOOK-77)

    • Added Print Resolution Version of Figure 9.1
      (NXBOOK-78)

    • Added Print Resolution Version of Figure 9.2
      (NXBOOK-79)

  • Fixed Code Overflow Issues in:

    • Fix Code Overflow Problems in Example 6.1
      (NXBOOK-73)

    • Fix Code Overflow Problem in Example 9.1
      (NXBOOK-97)

    • Fix the Code Overflow Problem in Section 9.4.4
      (NXBOOK-98)

    • Fix Code Overflow Issue in Section 10.3.3
      (NXBOOK-99)

    • Fix Code Overflow After Figure 11.1 (NXBOOK-80)
  • Upgrade Nexus Book build to use Docbkx Plugin version 2.0.9.
    (NXBOOK-70)

  • Configure Nexus Book build to use fop-images-pdf for inclusion
    of Vector-based figures. (NXBOOK-71)

  • Remove Header from Nexus Book PDF. (NXBOOK-120)

  • Nexus Book PDF Body Text now Justified. (NXBOOK-121)

  • All Fonts are Bundled in the Book PDF (NXBOOK-127):