Tag Archives: Book

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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Open Source "Maven: The Definitive Guide" (Part 1 of 2)


April 24, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

I hinted at making the Maven book open months ago, but we were distracted by pre-production madness for the first edition. As we start to think about expanding the Definitive Guide again, now is the right time to release the source for Maven: The Definitive Guide and seek more community input and involvement. I’m excited […]

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Repository Management with Nexus Updated for 1.3.0


March 10, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

The Nexus book has been updated for the Nexus 1.3.0 release. Of particular interest in this update: Mapping External Roles to Nexus Roles Nexus Logging Configuration Selecting Mirrors for Proxy Repositories Configuring Mirrors for Hosted Repositories Installing a Nexus Pro License …and we have a new cover. Read “Repository Management with Nexus” Online, and then […]

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German Translation of Definitive Guide Part One Completed


March 9, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

Thanks to Thomas Locher, Part One of “Maven: The Definitive Guide” has been translated to German. If you are interested in reading the eight translated chapters online, or if you want to download a PDF version of the German book, visit the online German Translation of Maven: The Definitive Guide. The following chapters have been […]

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Why Putting Repositories in your POMs is a Bad Idea


February 25, 2009 By
Brian Fox

I get this question frequently so it is time to write down my thoughts on the answer so I can stop repeating myself. Here’s the question: Should I put the urls to my repositories in my poms or in my settings? The short answer is: settings. The long answer is: it depends. There are two […]

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Book Encoding Fixed + Hint for Our German Readers


January 19, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

Here’s a hint of the next steps for Maven: The Definitive Guide.  We’re translating the title to German.  Right now, we’ve got a single chapter available, but look for more content over the coming days. More information on the effort and the people behind the effort to follow. Once this translation is finished, we will […]

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Second Printing of Maven: The Definitive Guide


January 15, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

Good news, O’Reilly has just completed the Second Printing of Maven: The Definitive Guide. Aside from some typos and some small updates to the test, there is not much a difference between the first edition and the second edition, and I feel confident that the core concepts of Maven and the introductory material in the […]

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