Monthly Archives: August 2010

Maven by Example now available as an ePub


August 16, 2010 By
Tim O'Brien

We’ve received a steady stream of requests to release “Maven by Example” and “Maven: The Complete Reference” in the ePub format. Today, we’re announcing the availability of Maven by Example as an ePub. Download Maven by Example today and start learning about Maven. This release has been tested on Apple’s iBook on both an iPad […]

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Maven 3 and Sonar


By
Anders Hammar

Another step towards a final release of Maven 3.0 was made the other day when version 3.0-beta-2 was released. I’ve been using Maven 3 since its alpha days, and despite the alpha/beta moniker, I find it to be superior to any Maven 2.x version. If you are starting a new project, I strongly recommend using […]

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Sonatype's August newsletter now available


August 10, 2010 By
hloney

The August edition of the Sonatype newsletter is now available.  Read all about Aether, Eclipse Day and other events we’ll be attending, and our upcoming webinar series on Build Promotion with Nexus Professional. The Sonatype newsletter helps you catch up on everything we’ve been up to, and read about upcoming projects, releases and presentations from […]

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Aether questions answered for JAX


August 9, 2010 By
Jason van Zyl

JAX asked me some questions about Aether so I’m providing the the English version of the answers here for the community. The German version should show up on the JAX site shortly. ## Can you give us an introduction to Aether? ## Aether is a library for interacting with artifact repositories. This involves the specification […]

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Benefits of a Repository Manager: Part I


August 4, 2010 By
Tim O'Brien

Whenever I speak to someone doing Java development, I always ask if they are using a repository manager. Repository managers are still an emerging technology, but I’ve noticed a consistent trend: more and more developers view a repository manager as an essential part of development infrastructure. This certainly wasn’t the case just two years ago, […]

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