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Tame Your Dependencies With Free Eclipse Plugin

By Terry Bernstein on July 28, 2011 Nexus Repo Reel

Sonatype recently released a free beta version of the Sonatype Insight Plugin for Eclipse that allows you to more efficiently manage and select Java


How to Use Aether in Maven Plugins

By Benjamin Bentmann on January 07, 2011 Nexus Repo Reel

When developing plugins for Maven 3.0 plugin developers that need to perform dependency resolution have a choice: they can continue to use the Maven 2.x API,


What's in Maven 3.0 for Plugin Authors?

By Benjamin Bentmann on November 17, 2010 Nexus Repo Reel

While Maven 3 is a dramatic improvement over Maven 2 from the perspective of performance, extensibility, and architecture, most end-users are motivated by


Nexus 1.5.0 Highlights: Open Sourcing Nexus LDAP Integration

By Brian Demers on January 26, 2010 Nexus Repo Reel

With the 1.5.0 release of Nexus, Sonatype is opening up the current LDAP features in Pro, and making them a part of Nexus Open Source. Starting with this


Meet the Nexus Remote Repository Browsing Plugin

By Anders Hammar on January 25, 2010 Nexus Repo Reel

Having used Nexus since it was a beta release and having also written a Plexus component-style Nexus plugin (the nexus-ldap realm), I was curious about the


Writing a Nexus Plugin Using m2eclipse

By Damian Bradicich on January 08, 2010 Nexus Repo Reel

In this post, I'm going to walk you through the process of creating a new Nexus plugin using the m2eclipse plugin for eclipse from start to finish including


How to make an executable jar in Maven

By Brian Fox on August 13, 2009 Sonatype Says

It's been a while since I posted, so here's a quick and dirty code by example:

If you want to make a standalone jar (ie one with no dependencies) executable,


Writing Plugins for Nexus (Part 1)

By Tamas Cservenak on June 03, 2009 Nexus Repo Reel

Nexus is a Plexus application, it uses Plexus as a container. As we are well aware, Plexus isn't the only Depedency Injection framework currently available. We


How to make a plugin that runs once during a build

By Brian Fox on May 22, 2009 Nexus Repo Reel

With it's default behavior, Maven runs a plugin invocation for each project in a multi-module build. For plugins that operate on a single project at a time,