Monthly Archives: January 2011

Maven Tip: Project Directories Should Match the Artifact ID


January 28, 2011 By
Tim O'Brien

I almost called this post a Maven “Pet Peeve”, but I’ll stick with “Tip” (and I’ll keep it brief). Here’s a new rule, and I’d really like to hear what the community thinks about this. Here’s the rule: Name your project’s directory after the artifactId of your project. It is much easier for everyone to […]

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Using the Maven Release plugin: Things to know


January 27, 2011 By
Tim O'Brien

When should the code be tagged? How is the release/branch/tag process related to deployment? How should we branch during the release process? Should we branch early on in the release? Or, should we just continue on in trunk and only branch when we need to start parallel development? Who performs the release and from what […]

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Training questions answered: Checksums, SSH keys, writing plugins


January 26, 2011 By
Matthew McCullough

You’ve probably heard that Sonatype teaches a series of online Maven training classes. They are a great way to get you and your team up and running on Maven, and if you have any specific questions we also make sure to leave some space in the class to answer any questions you might have. In […]

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Additional Maven training dates added for February


January 24, 2011 By
hloney

There has been an incredible demand for Sonatype’s Maven training courses lately. You asked for more and we answered – We’ve opened up additional seats for our February training dates. Register today before your seat is taken! Available training courses: MVN-101: February 7, 2011 at 11:00 am – 6:00 pm EST (GMT – 05:00) Enroll […]

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Hudson Continuous Integration with Sonatype Professional webinar


January 20, 2011 By
hloney

The Sonatype-enhanced distribution of Hudson included in the Sonatype Professional suite is designed to meet the demands of mission-critical software development. Sign up today for Sonatype’s upcoming webinar on Hudson Continuous Integration with Sonatype Professional. Register for this webinar to learn how Sonatype Professional empowers teams to realize the promise of agile development through continuous […]

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1,600 Developers Speak — And They Want Better Integration


January 19, 2011 By
Charles Gold

The results are in, and we’re taking note of some interesting trends. If you participated in the survey, or if your just interested in this snapshot of the development infrastructure landscape, take a look at the results of our survey, or read some of the highlights in the following post. There is broad support for […]

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Sonatype Newsletter: Results from our development survey & more


January 18, 2011 By
hloney

Keep up to date with exciting product announcements and upcoming events from the Sonatype team with our monthly newsletter. Our latest issue covers the Sonatype’s software development infrastructure survey results, the importance of training, and Sonatype training dates that we’ve added to our schedule. Overwhelming Response to Sonatype’s Software Development Infrastructure Survey We asked you […]

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New in m2e 0.12.1 – Maven 3.0.2, Async HTTP Client


By
Pascal

Today we are releasing m2e 0.12.1. Despite our previous announcement that 0.12.0 would be the last version made available from Sonatype, we have decided to cut this point release to make available new versions of the m2e dependencies. Most notably, this release includes recently released Maven 3.0.2 embedded runtime and an updated version of Async […]

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Inserting artifacts in the m2eclipse POM editor


By
mkleint

In the upcoming m2eclipse release, we’ve reworked how inserting artifacts (dependencies, plugins, parents) works in the XML editor. Instead of generating a skeleton template snippet for you to populate with maven coordinates (groupId/artifactId/version) we reuse the Artifact Search dialog. This post is a glimpse into some of the functionality that will be available in the […]

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Apache maven-bundle-plugin 2.2.0 released!


January 17, 2011 By
Stuart McCulloch

Today I released version 2.2.0 of the maven-bundle-plugin from Apache Felix. This release may look like a minor update because it only contains two fixes, but one of them is very important. The workhorse behind the maven-bundle-plugin, Peter Kriens’ bnd tool, has been upgraded from 0.0.384 to 1.15.0. The new version is much smarter in deciding […]

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