Monthly Archives: February 2012

Whatever, we’ve got security people for that…


February 28, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

As part of our launch of Nexus 2.0 and the Repository Health Check, we’re telling some stories about security and how security affects working developers. As developers we’re not always focused on security, but as attacks grow more complex, more aware of platforms like Java and .NET, and more capable of affecting custom application code, […]

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Missed the Nexus 2.0 Webinar? Don’t worry. We recorded it just for you.


February 27, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

We understand. You’ve got a busy schedule, maybe you manage a large team of developers who all had to talk to you at once about some emergency. Maybe you were working on some interesting problem and got into “the zone”. Well, if you missed it, don’t worry, we recorded Jason’s presentation in its full glory. […]

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What do cartoons have to do with build systems?


By
Tim O'Brien

You know who this guy is? Probably not, he’s Rube Goldberg. I’m surprised by how few engineers know his work. Rube Goldberg was a cartoonist who lived from 1883-1970, he’s famous for drawing cartoons of ridiculous and inconceivably complex machines. His work was important during a time in which the world was becoming increasingly mechanized […]

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Nexus 2.0 supports .NET: “Building a more Secure and Effective Development Environment”


February 21, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

While we released Nexus Professional 2.0 last week, today we’re officially announcing our support for .NET. Here’s a key excerpt from today’s press release: Sonatype, the company that is transforming software development, today announced that software developers using the .NET Framework can now utilize the Sonatype Nexus Professional repository manager to store, access and manage […]

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Nexus Pro 2.0: Support Distributed Teams with Smart Proxy


February 16, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

With the Nexus Professional 2.0 release, we’ve added a more intelligent approach to proxying repositories called Smart Proxy. When you configure a Smart Proxy you are establishing a relationship between two instances of Nexus. To illustrate this feature, consider how a proxy repository works in Nexus 1.x: A traditional proxy repository has a very one-sided […]

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