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You Don’t Need A Browser to Use Maven Central


June 9, 2011 By
Joel Orlina

Since its release in January, the Maven Central website (http://search.maven.org) has provided Apache Maven users with: Search functionality that allows one to quickly track down artifacts and their dependency details when trying to resolve build problems. Browse functionality that aids in discovery of new artifacts to use in projects. In the intervening months, Sonatype has […]

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Searching Central Just Got Easier with Nexus


October 16, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

We’ve made a small, but important change to the front page of http://repository.sonatype.org.    (You might recognize the design.) Searching the Central Maven Repository Just Got Easier from Sonatype on Vimeo. To search for an library or an artifact: Go to http://repository.sonatype.org Type in an artifact or group identifier, a class name, or a checksum. Press […]

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Use repository.sonatype.org to Search Central Maven Repository


November 19, 2008 By
Tim O'Brien

If you are looking for the easiest way to search for artifacts in the Central Maven Repository, go to http://repository.sonatype.org. Sonatype maintains a publi instance of Nexus that can be used to search for artifacts by GAV (groupId, artifactId, version) coordinates, Class Name, or Checksum. Here’s a brief demonstration of the search capabilities on http://repository.sonatype.org. […]

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Searching the Maven Repository


November 11, 2008 By
Tim O'Brien

A common question from Apache Maven users is “How do I search the central repository?” or “How do I find out what groupId or artifactId I should use for a specific dependency?”  Use Sonatype’s Nexus installation at http://repository.sonatype.org to search multiple repositories at once.    Sonatype has an instance of Nexus serving as a mirror of […]

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