Tag Archives: repository

Publishing Your Artifacts to the Central Repository


October 12, 2011 By
Brian Fox

Sonatype makes it easy to add your projects to the Central Repository with a free, public hosting service called OSSRH. We first blogged about this back in 2009, but given the growth in the community, we thought some of you may not have seen that post, so we decided to update it.

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Maven Indexer: Sonatype's Donation to Repository Search


February 1, 2011 By
Tim O'Brien

We create a search index for the Maven repository so that you don’t have to. What does this mean for you? It means that you don’t have to run a “little Google” in your datacenter just to search for the latest log4j library, and you also don’t have to sacrifice Terabytes of bandwidth to download […]

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New official Maven Central repository in Europe


October 19, 2010 By
Brian Fox

Maven Central has become an increasingly important resource for the development community at large. We’ve put several efforts forward earlier this year to help improve the content quality and to reduce the time required to get artifacts into the repository. These have matured over time and are now automatically validating artifacts. These processes are documented […]

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Benefits of a Repository Manager: Part III Continuous Build Deployment


August 6, 2010 By
Tim O'Brien

In the previous post in this series I discussed three compelling ways in which a repository manager can benefit the development cycle. It proxies artifacts locally, it is optimized to store binary artifacts, and it facilitates a new level of collaboration and agility that isn’t possible when your SCM is only way for workgroups to […]

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Introducing Aether: Embeddable Maven Repository API


August 3, 2010 By
Jason van Zyl

# Introducing Aether # Aether (pronounced ē’thər, as in flying though the ether) aims to be the standard library for interacting with Maven repositories. Without question, the most important aspect of the Maven ecosystem is interoperability at the repository level. There are many emerging options in the build space for JVM-based languages, but the one […]

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Google's GWT 2.0.4 Available on Maven Central (via Nexus OSS)


July 19, 2010 By
hloney

Sonatype is happy to announce that Google Web Toolkit 2.0.4 jars are now available in the Maven Central repository.  The Google Web Toolkit blog explains this move in more detail: Better maven support has been frequently requested on the issue tracker and mailing list, and this is a first step in that direction. In the […]

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Adding Dependencies Using m2eclipse


March 10, 2010 By
hloney

This video demonstrates how easy it is to add dependencies using m2eclipse.    Because m2eclipse understands how to interact with a repository index, it can quickly locate a dependency by class name or by GAV coordinate.    Don’t know which artifact contains a particular class?   Just start writing code and use an Eclipse Quick […]

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Nexus: Improving Maven Central and Supporting the Maven Ecosystem


January 13, 2010 By
Jason van Zyl

Nexus is more than just a repository manager.  It is a project that has been developed using the same underlying infrastructure of Maven, and it has forced us to think about the different ways in which the components that comprise Maven can be integrated with other, more complex systems.   It is a critical step toward […]

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