The NuGet package manager has become the standard for developing software on the Microsoft platform which includes.NET and the NuGet Gallery that has emerged as a large public open source package repository. Sonatype Nexus, on the other hand, is the standard repository or component manager software running on servers from small open source projects and teams to multi-national Fortune 500 companies.
The Nexus development team at Sonatype is pleased to announce the release of the first milestone build (M1) of Nexus 3. This release is a technology preview covering the open source version, Nexus OSS, focused specifically on the new user interface. Nexus Pro will be covered in the upcoming M2 release.
RebelLabs recently put out their Java Tools and Technologies Landscape report and we were very pleased to see Nexus chosen as the repository manager of choice by 64% of developers. We saw this same preference carry over in our own recent Open Source Development survey, where 49% of respondents indicated they used Nexus as their local component repository manager. Which brought us to analyze these market trends further .By digging into the log data from the Central Repository, we were able to capture more compelling proof that indeed, Nexus holds a significant portion of the repository manager marketplace and for good reason.
Sonatype Nexus Security Advisory Date: January 14, 2014 Affected Versions: Nexus OSS/Pro versions prior to and including 2.7.0-06 Summary: A critical security vulnerability has been discovered by Sonatype in Nexus requiring immediate action. The vulnerability makes use of an execution path in an open source library that we have now (with the available patch) added […]
This is a big release. We’re announcing the immediate availability of Nexus 2.1, the first minor version update since the Nexus 2.0 release earlier this year. This simultaneous release of both Nexus Open Source and Nexus Professional caps off months of effort to implement two major features in Nexus Professional: User Tokens – Developers who […]
You’ll want to make sure that you run your repository manager on a server that is up to the task. The last thing you need is for Nexus to run out of space during a critical release because it is running on inadequate hardware. Disk space is cheap, broken builds are not. In this post, […]
Some questions about syncing Maven repositories between two sites were recently asked on GetSatisfaction.com. “We will be moving data centers and want to setup another Maven2 repo that is managed with Nexus OSS. We want both repositories to be online and read\writeable until we migrate all our environments to the new site. I have a […]
How do you start a new Maven project? Many of us resort to a copy and paste approach to a new project. If you need another project: create a new directory, copy the POM file from a similar project, customize it. If I were the lecturing type, this is when I’d put down the chalk, […]