This is a feature that was introduced in Nexus Pro 1.3.2. You can use Nexus Pro in concert with the Nexus Maven plugin to manage the distribution of settings.xml files across your organization. When you setup Nexus, you usually have to convince all of your developers to install a custom settings.xml in ~/.m2/settings.xml to connect [...]
Jason recently talked about Maven 3 at the Maven Meetup on March 19, 2009. Here is his entire presentation. In it, Jason discusses plans for Maven 3: support for incremental builds, changes to Plexus, better multi-language support, a queryable lifecycle, changes to the Plugin API, extensible reporting, a refactored plugin manager, project builder, and a [...]
One of the interesting features of Nexus is that it can interact with mirrors of remote repositories. Nexus will download artifacts and POMs from the mirrors you select, but it will download “secure” artifacts like checksums, MD5/SHA1 hashes, and PGP signatures from the original repository location. In addition to supporting mirrors of proxy repositories, Nexus [...]
To coincide with the Nexus Professional 1.3.3 release, I put together this video that explains the Procurement feature and provides a quick walk through of the Procurement interface. Check it out… Nexus Professional Procurement Demonstration from Sonatype on Vimeo. Download your free evaluation of Nexus Professional today.
The Nexus 1.3.3 Pro release includes enhancements to allow validation of PGP signed artifacts, and block access based on the results of that check. This release also adds an enhanced set of capabilities and rules in the procurement suite. Download your free Nexus Professional Evaluation or Learn more about Nexus Professional today. Continue reading this [...]