Sonatype reference books online


October 7, 2010 By hloney

If you love Sonatype’s online books, it may be time to update your bookmarks!  Sonatype offers online books covering Maven, Nexus Professional, and Developing with Maven and Eclipse.  These books are the essential references for anyone working with Apache Maven, repository management, and integrating Maven with Eclipse.

Sonatype books are different.

We publish an updated version of the book each time there has been a change in the product it describes. This means that when you come to Sonatype to download a book on Nexus, Maven, or m2eclipse, you will be getting today’s book, up-to-date with the latest content.

Click your favourite book title for the latest copy:

Maven by Example

This book is an introduction to Apache Maven. It introduces the central concepts of Maven by building up a sample multi-module Maven project which involves an object model, a database, a set of services, and a web application.

Maven: The Complete Reference

This book is an essential reference for anyone working with Apache Maven. This book explores the details of the POM, Maven Settings, Maven Archetypes, and many other topics.

Repository Management with Nexus

Repository managers serve two purposes: they act as highly configurable proxies between your organization and the public Maven repositories and they also provide an organization with a deployment destination for your own generated artifacts. “Repository Management with Nexus” will walk you through the installation process for both the Open Source version of Nexus and Nexus Professional.

Developing with Eclipse and Maven

The m2eclipse plugin is fully documented in the free, online book Developing with Eclipse and Maven. This book covers the installation and configuration of the plugin as well as detailing some of the procedures you can use.