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How not to download the Internet

By Tim OBrien on April 19, 2011 Nexus Repo Reel

A criticism I hear often about Maven is, "every time you run Maven, it downloads the internet." I understand the criticism, as the first time you run Maven it


Navigation improvements in the m2eclipse XML POM editor

By Milos Kleint on February 01, 2011 Nexus Repo Reel

If you use the m2eclipse POM XML editor, you will be interested to know that we've made a number of improvements to the interface. Yesterday, we introduced


Inserting artifacts in the m2eclipse POM editor

By Milos Kleint on January 17, 2011 Nexus Repo Reel

In the upcoming m2eclipse release, we've reworked how inserting artifacts (dependencies, plugins, parents) works in the XML editor. Instead of generating a


Maven How-To: Merging Plugin Configuration in Complex Projects

By Benjamin Bentmann on January 12, 2011 Nexus Repo Reel

In projects with many parent POMs, profiles, and plugin management sections, one can easily end up in a situation where the effective configuration for a


Enroll today for Maven 201: Development Infrastructure Design

By Heather Loney on January 10, 2011 Nexus Repo Reel

Sonatype Training

You've completed Maven 101, learned about the Maven lifecycle, Maven plugins, goals and projects, all about the contents of the Project


The Future of Maven

By Heather Loney on March 19, 2010 Nexus Repo Reel

JAXenter talked to Sonatype's Jason van Zyl about the future of Maven, and what users can expect when migrating from Maven 2 to Maven 3. In this interview,


From Plexus to Guice (#2): The Guice/Plexus Bridge and Custom Bean Injection

By Stuart McCulloch on January 19, 2010 Nexus Repo Reel

In the next few articles of the "Plexus to Guice" series I will look at the modular design of our replacement Plexus container and show how you can