Author Archives: Brian Fox

About Brian Fox

Vice President of Engineering, Sonatype Inc.

Now Available: m2eclipse 0.10.0


February 15, 2010 By
Brian Fox

This is the first production release of m2eclipse in more than a year, and it couldn’t come any sooner.  In this release, you’ll find that we’ve separated the update sites. There is now a core update site and an extras update site which contains optional components.  For more details about the installation, please read the […]

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Managing OSS Forges with Nexus


January 6, 2010 By
Brian Fox

In addition to managing and maintaining the Maven Central repository, I also serve as the administrator for two very large forge repositories: repository.apache.org and nexus.codehaus.org. This post is going to dive into the details of the best practices that I’ve developed to maintain these very large instances. I will focus on the configuration of Nexus […]

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New Features in Nexus and Nexus Professional 1.4


October 28, 2009 By
Brian Fox

The Nexus Professional 1.4 release offers a wide array of features Proxy Repository Browsing – With Nexus 1.4, the local cache and logical index views have been separated into separate tabs. We found that the previous single tab with a combo box to select the source was confusing. Publishing Web Sites to Nexus Professional – […]

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