Tag Archives: repository manager

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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Benefits of a Repository Manager: Part IV Deployment


August 11, 2010 By
Tim O'Brien

In the last post of this series we talked about how a repository manager, when coupled with a continuous integration server, allows you to work on individual modules in complex multi-module projects. In the post before that, we talked about the repository as something that enables greater collaboration between workgroups. In this post, I explore […]

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