Monthly Archives: October 2009

Understanding Maven: Sonatype's Training Classes


October 15, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

After teaching a number of Sonatype’s Maven training courses, I’ve come away with an appreciation for how much knowledge attendees bring to the table and how it can affect the class. I wanted to take some time to talk about each class: Who are these classes designed for? What do they have to offer the […]

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In other news


October 14, 2009 By

Welcome to the weekly roundup of blog posts that mention Nexus, Maven, and other projects that Sonatype developers contribute to. Christian Kaltepoth’s Blog: Google Analytics and Maven Project Sites “I recently looked for a way to integrate the Google Analytics tracking code into the project site of my current spare time project Criteria4JPA. I’m using […]

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Maven Tips and Tricks: Encrypting Passwords


October 13, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

The first time I configured Maven to authenticate against a protected repository manager, I was somewhat disturbed by presence of unencrypted passwords in my home directory. While many of us have grown accustomed to leaving a few unencrypted passwords here or there in a production system, it just didn’t seem appropriate to leave a password […]

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In other news


October 7, 2009 By

Welcome to the weekly roundup of blog posts that mention Nexus, Maven, and other projects that Sonatype developers contribute to. Life At The Tuna Ranch: OSGi Pipe Dreams “So OSGi has been on my radar for a while. I got a chance to have a good play with it, and I don’t think I actually […]

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Maven Tips and Tricks: Advanced Reactor Options


October 6, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

Starting with the Maven 2.1 release, there are new Maven command line options which allow you to manipulate the way that Maven will build multimodule projects. These new options are: -rf, –resume-from     Resume reactor from specified project -pl, –projects     Build specified reactor projects instead of all projects -am, –also-make     If project list is specified, also […]

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Testing Nexus with Selenium: A lesson in complex UI testing (Part 2)


October 1, 2009 By
Brian Fox

By Patrick Lightbody Part one Specific Challenges with Nexus and ExtJS When applying these rules specifically to Nexus – and its underlying UI framework, ExtJS – there are a few issues that actually work against the best practices when creating Selenium locators. For example, ExtJS automatically generates ID attributes for the underlying HTML elements that […]

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