Notions of Dirty Tree, Resolved Tree and Resolved Graph are floating around the resolution process. Here is the clarification – what is what:
We’re pleased to announce the release of Maven 2.1.0. If you’ve been staring longingly at version 2.1.0-M1 for the last few months, but couldn’t quite get up the nerve to try a milestone release, here’s your chance! Version 2.1.0 builds on the unprecedented stability of 2.1.0-M1, fixing the one or two bugs that were found in that release and adding some exciting new features.
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 [...]
As part of the Nexus 1.3 release we revamped internals which makes for some interesting feature possibilities. Let’s take a look at what’s now available in the Nexus system. How the repository system works in Nexus Nexus 1.3 can now consistently handle all repository types (hosted, proxy, group, virtual) in the same way. We made [...]
Maven introduced a very useful idea – “virtual” versions: SNAPSHOT, LATEST, RELEASE. While this is an interesting and powerful feature, I’ve found that people still don’t have a firm grasp of how virtual version work and of some of the problems with SNAPSHOT versions. Depending on how you use and/or understand it, this feature can [...]