Author Archives: Joel Orlina

Browse Repos Easily with Updated Maven Central Search


July 17, 2011 By
Joel Orlina

We’ve rolled out an update to  Maven Central Search that makes the tool easier to use and fixes a handful of minor bugs. Enhancements Browse quickly to artifact directories when you know the path. The new browser bar text box lets you browse the repository in Central Search in almost the same way you browse […]

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Maven Central Building Blocks


June 27, 2011 By
Joel Orlina

In my last post, I explained the REST-style API that underlies Maven Central’s browser-based search UI. That API essentially comes “for free” with the main components on which Maven Central Search is built: Apache Solr, the popular, blazing fast open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project — http://lucene.apache.org/solr ajax-solr — http://evolvingweb.github.com/ajax-solr In […]

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You Don’t Need A Browser to Use Maven Central


June 9, 2011 By
Joel Orlina

Since its release in January, the Maven Central website (http://search.maven.org) has provided Apache Maven users with: Search functionality that allows one to quickly track down artifacts and their dependency details when trying to resolve build problems. Browse functionality that aids in discovery of new artifacts to use in projects. In the intervening months, Sonatype has […]

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