Tag Archives: central

A Simple Reminder for Maven/Gradle/Ivy Users: Proxy Central


January 31, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

Over the course of the past few years, I’ve interacted with hundreds of people when talking about build tools and repository management.   It continues to surprise me how many people don’t realize where these artifacts come from.   When you run a build and these JARs just show up alongside all of their dependencies, […]

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What is Central?


January 11, 2012 By
Terry Bernstein

“Central”, “Maven Central”, “The Central Repository”.  You’ll here these terms a lot when discussing Java open source-based development.  At Sonatype, we often take it for granted that everyone knows what we mean when we say “Central”.  We know that’s not true, so we’ve put together this short video overview of Central and what it means […]

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Publishing Your Artifacts to the Central Repository


October 12, 2011 By
Brian Fox

Sonatype makes it easy to add your projects to the Central Repository with a free, public hosting service called OSSRH. We first blogged about this back in 2009, but given the growth in the community, we thought some of you may not have seen that post, so we decided to update it.

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Maven Central Building Blocks


June 27, 2011 By
Joel Orlina

In my last post, I explained the REST-style API that underlies Maven Central’s browser-based search UI. That API essentially comes “for free” with the main components on which Maven Central Search is built: Apache Solr, the popular, blazing fast open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project — http://lucene.apache.org/solr ajax-solr — http://evolvingweb.github.com/ajax-solr In […]

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You Don’t Need A Browser to Use Maven Central


June 9, 2011 By
Joel Orlina

Since its release in January, the Maven Central website (http://search.maven.org) has provided Apache Maven users with: Search functionality that allows one to quickly track down artifacts and their dependency details when trying to resolve build problems. Browse functionality that aids in discovery of new artifacts to use in projects. In the intervening months, Sonatype has […]

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Maven Central Failover Mechanism Improves: Temporary IP change on Monday


May 9, 2011 By
Brian Fox

Spoiler Alert! This post contains information about a change to Maven Central’s IP addresses. If your network has firewall rules in place that need specific IPs, be sure to read this post. We’re working hard and investing continued effort into making sure that Central is as available as possible. As Maven Central supports a world […]

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Reduce your development time and lower risk with Enterprise Repository Management


March 31, 2011 By
hloney

We’ve added a new webinar to the Sonatype series: Enterprise Repository Management. Do you develop Java applications using open source software artifacts from Maven Central? If so, and you aren’t yet using a local repository manager, you need to attend this webinar. In this session you’ll learn how an enterprise repository manager can reduce development […]

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Enhancements to Maven Central


March 17, 2011 By
Brian Fox

Sonatype is committed to ensuring that Maven Central is a reliable resource for the community. We are continuing to invest in enhancements that improve system availability, including the conversion to virtual systems and adding redundancy to Central’s Internet connection.  These new improvements follow the deployment of the new official Maven Central repositories in the UK […]

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New Service to Search for Artifacts in Maven Central


February 7, 2011 By
Tim O'Brien

Sonatype is pleased to announce the availability of http://mavencentral.sonatype.com, a new website for searching the artifacts in the Maven Central Repository. What makes this new service  different from other sites that index and search the central repository?  The new search service is not just a place for quickly and easily researching artifacts on which your […]

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