Author Archives: Anders Hammar

Top Ten Reasons to Move to Maven 3


February 24, 2011 By
Anders Hammar

I recently helped Dennis Lundberg prepare a talk for Jfokus on the top reasons why you should switch to Maven 3. When I work with customers setting up, or improving, their Maven-based development infrastructure I always recommend using Maven 3. I thought I’d share with you the top ten reasons that Dennis highlighted in his […]

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Maven 3 and Sonar


August 16, 2010 By
Anders Hammar

Another step towards a final release of Maven 3.0 was made the other day when version 3.0-beta-2 was released. I’ve been using Maven 3 since its alpha days, and despite the alpha/beta moniker, I find it to be superior to any Maven 2.x version. If you are starting a new project, I strongly recommend using […]

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Special Character Encoding Properties


November 19, 2009 By
Anders Hammar

The other week I listened to Dennis Lundberg’s presentation “Site creation with Maven” and learned something new. As most of us living outside the plain ASCII world have experienced, character encoding makes a big difference when it comes to ensuring that text remains readable. For XML files, the encoding can be defined through the XML […]

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Maven training at Øredev


October 22, 2009 By
Anders Hammar

Jason and I are doing a Maven tutorial at Øredev, a developer conference in Malmo, Sweden. The session is on Tuesday Nov 3 and will be based on Sonatype’s MVN-101 course, where we will explain the motivation behind Maven and go through its core concepts. The emphasis will be on the Project Object Model (POM) […]

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