Tag Archives: Book

Introduction to OSGi with Pax, Maven, and Nexus Professional


July 20, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

We’ve released a pre-alpha version of the Maven Cookbook which contains a chapter on OSGi development with Maven via the Pax plugin from OPS4J. This chapter contains a series of recipes which will walk you through the process of creating an OSGi project, importing bundles from both a Maven repository and existing OSGi Bundle Repositories […]

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Maven Book 0.5: Flex Chapter & PDF Improvements


May 11, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

We just cut the 0.5 Edition of the book… Download the PDF or Read the Book Online. More readable PDF content. – Typography makes a huge difference to the readability and usability of a text like Maven: The Definitive Guide, and this edition marks a series of editions that are going to focus on bringing […]

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Book Release 0.4: Password Encryption + Fixing Typos


May 6, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

Yesterday a minor release of the book was pushed to production. This was the first production build of the book from the Maven book’s new Github repository. We build the book from the production branch of the Git repository stored here: http://github.com/sonatype/maven-guide. To build the book, we run the release:prepare goal and then I merge […]

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Open Source "Maven: The Definitive Guide" (Part 2 of 2)


April 25, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

Before we attract a large spike of contributors it might make sense to define some parameters of the open source definitive guide effort. In this post, I’m going to throw out a few thoughts about structure, technology, and process. In the short-term, I’m interested in getting some translation work completed, and we likely need to […]

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