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November 4, 2009 By

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

Trapo blog: Maven + Hibernate + Spring + HSQLDB = your tests running fast and out-of-the-box
“I want to keep trapo environment as simple as possible. I want that people just fire a command and all tests can run immediately: not setups, no database creating, no sql to run. Just one single command and trapo should do everything for you. Because of that, I start to isolate the test environment from the production one so that I can then use a different database instance (or even database vendor). To integrate the combo, I just call HSQLDB to the party.”
By Trapo, on 02 November 2009

Andreas Höhmann’s Weblog: Toogle jrebel with a cygwin bash function and maven
“I’m using java rebel for web development with maven. Sometimes I would run jetty with jrebel sometimes without. For that I’m using two simple bash functions:…”
By Andreas Höhmann, on 02 November 2009

Wakaleo Consulting: More Groovy Magic with Maven pom files
“Last time, I introduced some of the new Groovy support available in Maven 3, and looked at how you will be able to write your pom files in Groovy, or in other non-XML notations. In this article, we’ll take a further look at what you can do with a Maven pom file written in Groovy.”
30 October 2009

Atlassian Blog: 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