Over the course of the past few years, I’ve interacted with hundreds of people when talking about build tools and repository management. It continues to surprise me how many people don’t realize where these artifacts come from. When you run a build and these JARs just show up alongside all of their dependencies, [...]
“Central”, “Maven Central”, “The Central Repository”. You’ll here these terms a lot when discussing Java open source-based development. At Sonatype, we often take it for granted that everyone knows what we mean when we say “Central”. We know that’s not true, so we’ve put together this short video overview of Central and what it means [...]
Sonatype makes it easy to add your projects to the Central Repository with a free, public hosting service called OSSRH. We first blogged about this back in 2009, but given the growth in the community, we thought some of you may not have seen that post, so we decided to update it.
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 [...]
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 [...]