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October 21, 2009 By

Welcome to the weekly roundup of blog posts that mention Nexus, Maven, and other projects that Sonatype developers contribute to.

Wakaleo Consulting: Writing your pom files in Groovy – a sneek preview of Maven 3′s polyglot features
“Maven 3 is promising to be the most significant upgrade since the release of Maven 2. While maintaining backward compatibility with existing Maven 2 projects, it introduces a number of powerful and compelling new features, such as a complete rewrite of the internal architecture, OSGi support and multi-language pom files. In this article, I will be giving a preview of this last feature.”
By Wakaleo Consulting, on 20 October 2009

Atlassian Blogs: Automated performance testing using JMeter and Maven
“When I think of Agile, I tend to think of the awesomeness it can bring me as a performance engineer. I see short cycles where the code is usually always stable and features are delivered incrementally. I get to watch the performance of the system evolve over time. Unfortunately, this means I’m testing software all the time. Thats fine though – none of this is by hand – this kind of repetitive task is perfect for automation.”
By George Barnett, on October 20 2009

So long, and thanks for all the posts:The Hippo Rijkshuisstijl Archetype
“In the last 6 months we had at Sourcesense an intense activity related with Hippo 7; we found this new version pretty cool and we’ve used it to build a website for a customer and sell around some consultancy; in the same context, we’ve been working a lot with the Rijkshuisstijl – which is the official Dutch Governmental Web Stylesheet; tired of copy pasting, we decided to wrap up a nice package to use, reuse and share with the rest of the community.”
By Maurizio Pillitu, on 20 October 2009

6FootPlus: using izpack2exe from an unpacked maven dependency
“using maven, i wanted to be able to create an exe installer from an already izpack created jar installer on both unix and windows operating systems.”
By Andreas Nerlich, on 19 Oct 2009