Another minor release of Maven: The Definitive Guide. This update changes some screenshots in the m2eclipse chapter, and it also adds a section about the Goal selection dialog.
I’ve released another version of the Maven Book today. The PDF version is back by popular demand (weighing in about 550 pages), and the Eclipse chapter has been updated. Also, some tweaks to the HTML formatting. Nothing major, but I’m trying to consistently announce any changes no matter how substantial on this blog because there [...]
I answer this question often enough that I decided to burn it to a blog so I don’t have to dig it out of the source anymore…and maybe save someone else the time along the way. Here is the relevant code that Maven uses to determine if an artifact is a snapshot or not:
Gaining a larger user base is usually a goal of most OSS projects and obviously making it easier for users to get and user your project will help to grow that base. That’s why I was disappointed to see the following statement from a fellow OSS developer in response to the donation of a pom [...]
Maven has two sections in the pom relating to plugin configuration: project.build.plugins and project.build.pluginManagment.plugins. These two sections are unfortunately often confused and misused.