Author Archives: Jason van Zyl

Mavenizing the AppEngine SDK


April 8, 2009 By
Jason van Zyl

Today I attempted to Mavenize the AppEngine SDK and was more or less successful, but there are some problems which I’m not sure how to deal with if I this to work for everyone. I have JARs with names that are the same as JARs in Maven Central but have different contents (the checksums don’t […]

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m2eclipse 0.9.8 dev build available


April 2, 2009 By
Jason van Zyl

Rich has just published a new development build of m2eclipse 0.9.8. You can find it at: [http://m2eclipse.sonatype.org/update-dev][m2e] Notable changes: – Problem reporting plugin now respects Eclipse proxy settings. – Fixes for various deadlocks. – Option to open javadoc on selected artifact in pom editor. – Fix for synchronization issues in pom editor. Rich is accumulating […]

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Migrating from Artifactory to Nexus


March 19, 2009 By
Jason van Zyl

When we interact with customers, we frequently encounter a department that has started using Artifactory and, while they are keen on using Nexus, it’s not very easy to migrate from Artifactory and configure Nexus as a drop-in replacement. We noticed this pattern, and decided to create a Nexus Migration Plugin that will allow existing Artifactory […]

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The Future of Maven & OSGi: Join the Tycho Users Mailing List!


March 9, 2009 By
Jason van Zyl

From the very beginning we positioned [Tycho][1] as the tool for doing Eclipse/OSGi development with Maven. Even though Tycho originally focused on build automation, we think it is time to extend its functionality, as well as integrating it with other projects, to support the full Eclipse/OSGi application development lifecycle. Below is a preliminary list of […]

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m2e roadmap


January 28, 2009 By
Jason van Zyl

I just wanted to let people know what’s been happening with m2e recently and what we’ll be focusing on in the near term. Recently, there has been a lull in the number of releases because we have decided that testing and quality are the priority so we had to take a step back and figure […]

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Maven, Nexus & m2eclipse at Devoxx


December 8, 2008 By
Jason van Zyl

I’m really excited to be heading off to Devoxx! It will be my first time in Belgium and there are some very powerful features in Nexus, m2eclipse, and Maven 3.x excited to demo. I’ll be around from Tuesday to Saturday so if anyone wants to find out about anything Maven/DependencyManagement/Repository related. Some of the things […]

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