Monthly Archives: February 2012

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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Gain some Insight with a Nexus Repository Health Check


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Tim O'Brien

Nexus 2.0 turns your repository manager into the first line of defense against security vulnerabilities and the perfect platform to assess your exposure to open source licenses. With this release, your repository becomes more than just a place to file binary artifacts, it becomes a tool you can use to implement security policy and govern […]

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What is NuGet? (for Java Developers)


February 17, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

Nexus Professional 2.0 supports NuGet repositories, and while you’ll hear much more about that next week I think it’s important to introduce what NuGet is before we introduce you to how Nexus supports it. NuGet and NuGet Gallery is a relative newly way for .NET developers and .NET open source projects to distribute binaries. Nexus […]

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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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