Monthly Archives: January 2010

2009 Maven and Nexus tips and tricks roundup


January 20, 2010 By

Here is a summary of “Tips and Tricks” posts published over the course of the past year on the Sonatype blog. Enjoy! Nexus Tips and Tricks: Defining Roles for StagingStaging is one of the most outstanding features in Nexus Pro. It allows you to add a checkpoint before releasing software, so developers can deploy release […]

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Maven: The Definitive Guide Split into Two Books


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Tim O'Brien

Maven: The Definitive Guide has been split into two separate books: Maven by Example and Maven: The Complete Reference. The original book had two parts: an example-driven section and a more “referency” section, and each of these sections is now being developed as a separate book. We did this for a number of reasons, but […]

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Why We Chose the GPL for Nexus


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Jason van Zyl

Since the center of the Maven community lies within communities that value the Apache license, I feel compelled to add some explanation for people who want to know more about what went into this decision.   In this post, I’m going to walk you through what went into this decision and talk about some of the […]

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Bootstrapping an Alfresco Project with Maven Archetypes (delivered with Nexus)


January 14, 2010 By
Tim O'Brien

Carlo Sciolla (@skuro) of Sourcesense was looking for a way to use Maven to create an Alfresco development environment.   Not satisfied with the default Ant-based build supplied with the SDK, he wrote a quick tutorial for others interested in doing the same. To start your Alfresco development experience, you need a development environment. Let’s say […]

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Three Approaches to User Management in Nexus


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Brian Fox

When we first set out to design the external security realm (LDAP/ Crowd, etc) support in Nexus Core, we had one primary concern and that was to make it easy to integrate with systems having huge numbers of users.   Nexus was designed as a tool to be used to support the largest open source communities […]

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