Monthly Archives: March 2010

EclipseMagazine Interview with Jason van Zyl on the Maven Ecosystem


March 29, 2010 By
Jason van Zyl

Recently, I was asked to do an interview for EclipseMagazine about the future of Maven and release of Maven 3.0.  JAXenter published part one and two of the interview over two weeks.  Below is the full interview, which covers everything from changes Maven 2 users can expect when migrating to Maven 3, Nexus repository manager, […]

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Introduction to Maven Shell


March 26, 2010 By
hloney

Maven Shell is a CLI interface for Maven that enables faster turn-around, and a more intelligent interaction with repositories and projects. Using Maven Shell, you will be able to speed up your builds because project information and Maven plugins are loaded into a single, always-ready JVM instance which can execute a Maven build. The following […]

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How To Build a Scala 2.8/Java Application with Maven


March 25, 2010 By
hloney

This mackaz.de blog post shows you how to build an application using Maven, with both Java and Scala source files.  Your project will be set up so that the Java-classes can access Scala-classes and vice versa. The project automatically uses the latest Scala 2.8-Snapshot until it’s released (Maven will look for the latest version of […]

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The Future of Maven


March 19, 2010 By
hloney

JAXenter talked to Sonatype’s Jason van Zyl about the future of Maven, and what users can expect when migrating from Maven 2 to Maven 3.  In this interview, van Zyl and Sonatype’s Brian Fox outline Maven 3, it’s backward compatibility with Maven 2, the introduction of POM mixins, and repository management with Nexus. The primary […]

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On the Web: Testing Javascript with Apache Maven


March 18, 2010 By
Tim O'Brien

A few years ago Javascript was still something of a curiosity for most web developers.   Fast forward to 2010, and most web applications are using liberal amounts of Javascript to take advantage of AJAX interactions and REST services.   Once a curiosity, Javascript is now a primary artifact in a web project. Javascript deserves […]

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Apache Maven Meetup and Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise in Philly


By
hloney

This April in Philadelphia there are some exciting events taking place in the open source and enterprise technology communities.  On April 7, 2010 Sonatype will be hosting the Apache Maven Meetup.   The meetup will focus on development infrastructure technologies, offering talks and workshops led by core contributors and package maintainers. Sessions in two tracks […]

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