It’s not too late to register for the Sonatype Maven Meetup taking place on April 7, 2010 ahead of Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise in Philadelphia. Meet with Maven aficionados, sit in on presentations about Maven 3, Tycho, OSGi, Peaberry, and much more.
Choose from a dozen different sessions throughout the day, presented by the developers who are building the Maven software you’ll be using in the future. Join us for an interactive BoF session at the end of the day, followed by a reception.
Special Promotion — Bring a Friend for Free
Register one attendee at the $190 standard registration rate, and have a friend join you at no charge.
Visit www.sonatype.com/meetup2010 to register or for more information. When you register, add “+1″ after your name to receive the special promotion pricing for you and a friend.
Seating is limited
Last month there was an article on TechRepublic entitled “10 questions to ask when selecting open source products for your enterprise”. As both a consumer and producer of open source enteprise software, I thought that this list of questions captures the areas that people should be thinking about when they are selecting a technology. Open source technology selection is about much more than just feature comparison. When you are selecting an open source technology, you have to think about licensing issues, the scope of the supporting community, and open source governance models. Since we’ve been talking a lot about Nexus, I wanted to summarize our efforts by answering these questions for potential users. If you’re trying to decide what repository manager to use in your organization I hope that the answers to these questions help you make an informed decision. Continue reading