Introducing Aether Aether (pronounced ē’thər, as in flying though the ether) aims to be the standard library for interacting with Maven repositories. Without question, the most important aspect of the Maven ecosystem is interoperability at the repository level. There are many emerging options in the build space for JVM-based languages, but the one thing they [...]
Sonatype is happy to announce that Google Web Toolkit 2.0.4 jars are now available in the Maven Central repository. The Google Web Toolkit blog explains this move in more detail: Better maven support has been frequently requested on the issue tracker and mailing list, and this is a first step in that direction. In the [...]
Sonatype is happy to announce the availability of Nexus 1.7. We’ve cut a new release for both Nexus Open Source and Nexus Professional. This post walks through the changes introduced to Nexus Open Source.
This video demonstrates how easy it is to add dependencies using m2eclipse. Because m2eclipse understands how to interact with a repository index, it can quickly locate a dependency by class name or by GAV coordinate. Don’t know which artifact contains a particular class? Just start writing code and use an Eclipse Quick [...]
Nexus is more than just a repository manager. It is a project that has been developed using the same underlying infrastructure of Maven, and it has forced us to think about the different ways in which the components that comprise Maven can be integrated with other, more complex systems. It is a critical step toward [...]