Anders Nawroth of the Neo4J project asked an interesting question on the neo4j-user list: What’s the best option when deploying neo4j code examples using Maven? It’s really not of any interest to deploy the artifact itself, it’s the sources (if possible with some exclusion of resources) that we want. Anders’ requirements: create a project which [...]
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.
Maven 2.0.9 introduced the ability to override a dependency used by a plugin. This is handy when you want to use a newer checkstyle, pmd, etc jar than is included by default in the plugin. How you go about doing this actually depends on your use case because of an oversight in the Maven 4.0.0 [...]
Maven 2.0.9 was released today. I previously blogged about the changes to the process that will hopefully lead to more stable releases in the future. Today I want to talk about some important changes in the release itself that improve the user experience a bit. Probably the biggest and most anticipated change is the shift [...]