JAXenter talked to Sonatype’s Jason van Zyl about the future of Maven, and what users can expect when migrating from Maven 2 to Maven 3. In this interview, van Zyl and Sonatype’s Brian Fox outline Maven 3, it’s backward compatibility with Maven 2, the introduction of POM mixins, and repository management with Nexus. The primary [...]
Parleys.com has just published my “Maven 3: Reloaded” presentation from Devoxx ’09. In this presentation, I put our current focus on Maven 3 in context and talk about some of the upcoming technologies like Polyglot Maven and Maven Shell. In this video you’ll see me demonstrate POM translation from XML to Groovy, discuss the ways [...]
From the very beginning we positioned [Tycho] as the tool for doing Eclipse/OSGi development with Maven. Even though Tycho originally focused on build automation, we think it is time to extend its functionality, as well as integrating it with other projects, to support the full Eclipse/OSGi application development lifecycle. Below is a preliminary list of [...]
Build automation has always been considered painful, especially for complex builds. So, it seemed like a good idea to change that and come up with a solution that would be easy to use. I want to introduce you to Tycho, the next generation of Maven plugins and tools for building Eclipse plugins and RCP applications.
Yesterday’s post was in response to a question from Anders Nawroth of the Neo4J effort, and today’s post is no different. On Tuesday (or maybe it was Monday), Anders asked the neo4j-users list whether it made sense to build the neo4j eclipse plugin with Maven. I have looked into building Neoclipse using Maven, but at [...]