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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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Benefits of a Repository Manager: Part II – Caching and Collaborating


August 5, 2010 By
Tim O'Brien

In the first part of this series, I gave you a glimpse at the big picture of repository management, and I listed some common anti-patterns present in systems that haven’t yet installed a repository manager. In this post, I’m going to focused on the benefits a repository manager has on the development cycle. How does […]

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Benefits of a Repository Manager: Part I


August 4, 2010 By
Tim O'Brien

Whenever I speak to someone doing Java development, I always ask if they are using a repository manager. Repository managers are still an emerging technology, but I’ve noticed a consistent trend: more and more developers view a repository manager as an essential part of development infrastructure. This certainly wasn’t the case just two years ago, […]

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Nexus or Nexus Professional: Which one is right for you?


May 6, 2010 By
hloney

If you are a software developer, you most likely rely on a Maven Repository Manager to acquire, manage, and report on open source software artifacts — the building blocks of application development.  Nexus is the industry-leading Repository Manager, and the recent release of Nexus 1.6 brings many exciting upgrades to both Nexus and Nexus Professional.  […]

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Nexus 1.6 introduces Auto blocking unreachable remote repositories


April 29, 2010 By
Brian Fox

In Nexus 1.6, we reintroduced a useful little feature that had been available in early 1.0 betas: The ability to have Nexus auto block proxies that are unreachable. What’s improved in this version is the ability to control this feature and the fact that it will auto unblock the repo once it becomes reachable again. […]

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Now Available – Sonatype's Spring 2010 Newsletter


April 23, 2010 By
hloney

The Spring 2010 edition of the Sonatype newsletter is now available!  Read all about Nexus 1.6 – a new release for both Nexus Open Source and Nexus Professional – and the changes that we’ve made to our repository manager.  In this edition of the newsletter you can also watch the latest m2eclipse videos, view presentations […]

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JBoss Switches to Nexus Professional


April 20, 2010 By
Brian Fox

Over the weekend, the JBoss repository team put the final pieces in place to complete the switch to Nexus Pro. We’ve been working with them since early this year to perform analysis and tool support for the conversion. Their team performed very diligent testing of the entire system prior to the conversion. Kudos to Paul […]

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