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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Benefits of a Repository Manager: Part V External Partners and Vendors


August 13, 2010 By
Tim O'Brien

In the previous posts in this series, we’ve talked about how a repository manger changes the development cycle. In this post, I’m going to talk about how a repository manager can be used as a way to interact with third parties. Specifically, I’m going to talk about vendors and partners.

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Benefits of a Repository Manager: Part IV Deployment


August 11, 2010 By
Tim O'Brien

In the last post of this series we talked about how a repository manager, when coupled with a continuous integration server, allows you to work on individual modules in complex multi-module projects. In the post before that, we talked about the repository as something that enables greater collaboration between workgroups. In this post, I explore […]

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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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Benefits of a Repository Manager: Part III Continuous Build Deployment


August 6, 2010 By
Tim O'Brien

In the previous post in this series I discussed three compelling ways in which a repository manager can benefit the development cycle. It proxies artifacts locally, it is optimized to store binary artifacts, and it facilitates a new level of collaboration and agility that isn’t possible when your SCM is only way for workgroups to […]

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Benefits of a Repository Manager: Part II – Caching and Collaborating


August 5, 2010 By
Tim O'Brien

In the first part of this series, I gave you a glimpse at the big picture of repository management, and I listed some common anti-patterns present in systems that haven’t yet installed a repository manager. In this post, I’m going to focused on the benefits a repository manager has on the development cycle. How does […]

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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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Introducing Aether: Embeddable Maven Repository API


August 3, 2010 By
Jason van Zyl

# Introducing Aether # Aether (pronounced ē’thər, as in flying though the ether) aims to be the standard library for interacting with Maven repositories. Without question, the most important aspect of the Maven ecosystem is interoperability at the repository level. There are many emerging options in the build space for JVM-based languages, but the one […]

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