Author Archives: Jason van Zyl

Component Lifecycle Management with your Apache Maven Infrastructure


July 5, 2012 By
Jason van Zyl

The way software is being developed has changed over the last ten years, it has shifted from companies developing the vast majority of their own software to a software development approach that depends on open source components that are freely available. Today, the vast majority (upwards of 90%) of Java-based applications are assembled from components. […]

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Sonatype supports Hudson’s move to the Eclipse Foundation


May 4, 2011 By
Jason van Zyl

At Sonatype, we’re very excited about the Hudson proposal that has been posted to the Eclipse Foundation website today. We believe Hudson moving to the Eclipse Foundation is the best way forward for both the Hudson and Jenkins projects. Having Hudson at a mature OSS foundation like Eclipse gives enterprise users the confidence that Hudson […]

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Hudson Plugins, Meet Dependency Injection: JSR330 Support Now Available


March 2, 2011 By
Jason van Zyl

Two weeks ago we proposed that [Hudson plugin authors be able to use dependency injection][1] through the JSR-330 standard. This change makes it easier to write Hudson plugins without having to dig into Hudson internals, it provides greater separation between plugins and Hudson core, and it makes it much easier to test plugins without having […]

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Guicing up Hudson: Making life easier for developers with JSR-330


February 10, 2011 By
Jason van Zyl

Today we started rolling out the first of our proposed JSR-330 Dependency Injection changes to Hudson back into the Hudson community. We’re giving it back because we think it is going to make a huge difference for Hudson’s future development. As more and more libraries move to JSR-330, we’re going to see a lot of […]

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Hudson's Bright Future


February 3, 2011 By
Jason van Zyl

We believe that Hudson users can look forward to a long, bright future. Working with the community, Oracle and Sonatype are each putting a number of full-time engineering resources on Hudson. The Hudson lead, Winston Prakash from Oracle, is highly skilled, very thoughtful, and he cares about the community. He is also the first person to […]

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