Tag Archives: repository manager

Nexus holds the top market share, the data speaks for itself


June 26, 2014 By
Manfred Moser
Nexus Captures Top Market Share

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.

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What Enterprise Architects and Time Travelers have in Common


September 21, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

Note: This post was inspired by Manfred’s post “You don’t do repository driven development? Where have you been?”. It immediately made me think of Star Trek… When I roll up to a new client in desperate need of build help, there’s always a chance I’ll have a “Scotty moment” – a moment when I pick […]

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Securing Repository Credentials with Nexus Pro User Tokens


August 8, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

Until yesterday I had a Maven Settings file in ~/.m2/settings.xml that contained following XML: <server> <id>central</id> <username>tobrien</username> <password>ch1c@g0r00lz</password> </server> Silly, right? The only way to authenticate against Nexus was to drop my plaintext username and password in my Settings file, for anyone who gained access to my laptop to see. I’ve never been too happy […]

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Missed the Nexus 2.0 Webinar? Don’t worry. We recorded it just for you.


February 27, 2012 By
Tim O'Brien

We understand. You’ve got a busy schedule, maybe you manage a large team of developers who all had to talk to you at once about some emergency. Maybe you were working on some interesting problem and got into “the zone”. Well, if you missed it, don’t worry, we recorded Jason’s presentation in its full glory. […]

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Benefits of a Repository Manager: Part V External Partners and Vendors


August 13, 2010 By
Tim O'Brien

In the previous posts in this series, we’ve talked about how a repository manger changes the development cycle. In this post, I’m going to talk about how a repository manager can be used as a way to interact with third parties. Specifically, I’m going to talk about vendors and partners.

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