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Maven in the Wild: Smart's Mythbusters and a Review of the Maven Book


January 12, 2010 By
Tim O'Brien

John Smart has been dealing out smackdown with his Maven Mythbusters series over on his Wakaleo Consulting blog.   His first two entries in this series debunk some persistent myths about Maven: Maven Mythbusters #1 – Maven automatically updates for every build Maven Mythbusters #2 – Maven requires an internet connection to delete a directory These […]

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Apache Portals Simplifies Releases with Nexus Staging Suite


January 11, 2010 By

In this guest post, Ate Douma, Lead Architect at Hippo, Apache member, and committer for the Apache Portals project, discusses how Nexus Professional’s Staging Suite is used to support open source projects such as Apache Jetspeed. Apache Portals is a collaborative software development project dedicated to providing robust, full-featured, commercial-quality, and freely available Portal-related software […]

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Managing OSS Forges with Nexus


January 6, 2010 By
Brian Fox

In addition to managing and maintaining the Maven Central repository, I also serve as the administrator for two very large forge repositories: repository.apache.org and nexus.codehaus.org. This post is going to dive into the details of the best practices that I’ve developed to maintain these very large instances. I will focus on the configuration of Nexus […]

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Ning’s Migration from Artifactory to Nexus Professional


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Kate Ebneter is a Build Engineer at Ning, Inc. an online platform running the largest number of social networks on the internet.   Ebneter is responsible for maintaining mission-critical development infrastructure serving more than 60 developers distributed over seven locations. In this guest post, Kate shares her experience migrating from Artifactory to Nexus Professional.      She details […]

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John Smart Compares Nexus and Artifactory


January 4, 2010 By
Tim O'Brien

This post from John Smart on the Wakaleo Consulting blog summarizes the results of a preliminary comparison of Nexus and Artifactory. In this post, Smart compares Nexus to Artifactory in the following areas: Installation and General Use, Artifact Searching, Security, Build Promotion Strategies, Deploying Maven Web Sites, and Repository Maintenance. Here is Smart’s

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