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Sonatype Insight: Data as the Product

Sonatype Insight: Data as the Product Sonatype Insight Heatmap There is no shortage of evidence concerning the value of data, generally. From predicting the flu to the outcome of elections (PDF) to the best practices for dating websites, it’s obvious that knowledge really is power. What’s been lacking, at least according to the conventional wisdom, has been proof points of data being a direct source of revenue. Read more: http://redmonk.com/sogrady/2011/11/03/sonatype-insights/#ixzz1d8qkeoUo more
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Top 10 Tips for Improving Your Open Source Software Governance

Gartner estimates that by 2013, 90 percent of Global 2000 enterprises will include open source software (OSS) as business critical elements of their IT portfolios -- and by 2016, that number will increase to 99 percent. It makes sense that open source use is on the rise. Java developers already know that open source offers unmatched flexibility, the power to control and easily modify code and optimize performance. The bottom line: Using open source components for software development improves an organization's ability to deliver higher quality software faster at lower cost. more
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IT inferno: The nine circles of IT hell

Spend enough time in the tech industry, and you'll eventually find yourself in IT hell -- one not unlike the underworld described by Dante in his "Divine Comedy." But here, in the data centers, conference rooms, and cubicles, the IT version of this inferno is no allegory. It is a very real test of every IT pro's sanity and soul. more
News Source Application Development Trends

Sonatype Leverages Open Source Java Repository

Sonatype this week launched a new suite of products and services designed to help companies better manage their usage of open source Java components. Called Sonatype Insight, it leverages the open-source Maven Central Repository, which the company administers, to generate actionable intelligence about open-source-software usage at any stage of the app-dev process. more
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Sonatype Offers Insight Into Enterprise Open Source Usage

Sonatype, the main company which drives Maven development, has joined a growing list of companies which aim to help organisations understand and audit their open source software usage, with the announcement of the Sonatype Insight software suite. more
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Sonatype Shows Some (Component) Integrity

Hitting the global software tools marketplace this week is Sonatype Insight, a new suite described as a combination of both "software products and information services" for ensuring the integrity of open-source components in the software supply chain. more
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Open Source ROI with Less Risk

It's a scenario with which many Java developers are all too familiar - and one which many fear. You log on to the network or arrive at the office to discover your Chief Security or Compliance Officer, Application Manager or even a VP of Sales and Marketing in a state of panic. A commonly used open source component has a serious security vulnerability that may expose your client-facing applications to attack. Even worse, the flaw was identified a few weeks ago, but your organization has just heard about it. more
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Sonatype offers insight into enterprise open-source usage

Gartner estimates that 99% of companies will be using open-source software components in their software packages by 2015, and it is because of this that Mark Driver, research vice president for Gartner, believes enterprise organizations need to understand what risks exist and how to mitigate them. more
News Source Application Development Trends

Java Component Repository Adds JBoss Community Projects

Another family of Java components will soon be available from the open source Maven Central Repository. Sonatype, the chief commercial supporter of Maven and administrator of the repository, has added Red Hat's JBoss Community project artifacts to the growing list of components assembled there. more

Sonatype Strengthens Central Repository With JBoss

Sonatype has moved to open up Java developer options by adding Red Hat's JBoss Community project components to the Central Repository open source Java components store. The company's goal is to provide developers with a route towards locating and consuming JBoss Community software components in a single, standard location. more

Sonatype Adds JBoss Community Projects to Central Repository

Sonatype Adds JBoss Community Projects to Central Repository The Industry’s Leading Repository of Open Source Components Now Includes JBoss Community Projects, Bringing Added Convenience to Java Developers and Broader, Easier Distribution for the JBoss Community more
News Source Application Development Trends

Java.net Projects Now on Maven Central Repository

Sonatype, the chief commercial supporter of the open-source Maven project, is working with Oracle to bring Java.net project artifacts to the Maven Central Repository, which the company administers for the Java community. more
News Source Jaxenter

Java.net Projects Now on Sonatype's Central Repository

Sonatype have announced a partnership with Oracle that brings Java.net projects to the Sonatype Central Repository. This migration was achieved through a hosted version of Sonatype Pro for Nexus, which was donated to the Java.net community by Sonatype. Java.net projects can now automate and synchronise their Java.net projects artifacts to the Central Repository, and developers can download the necessary artifacts from Java.net projects via Apache Maven. more

Java.Net Artefacts in Maven Central

Sonatype has announced the availability of Java.net open-source projects in Maven Central, in partnership with Oracle. Previously, it was either up to individual projects to move their content into Maven Central, or just host it on the Java.net repository for others to consume. more
News Source Dzone

Sonatype Adds Java.net Projects Support

Sonatype, the company behind some of the most widely used tools in Java Development including Maven, announced a partnership with Oracle to bring Java.net projects to the "Central Repository". The move allows Java.net project owners to "easily automate and control synchronization of their Java.net project artifacts." The partnership aims to give development teams "faster builds, fewer integration problems and improved control of software component usage." more
News Source Infotech

Sonatype Adds Java.net Projects to Central Repository

The “Central Repository” will now include Java.net open-source projects as Sonatype enters into a relationship with Oracle (News - Alert). An announcement in this regard has been made by the company instrumental for transformation of software development, Sonatype. The “Central Repository” is the top source for open-source Java components in the industry. Over 40,000 development organizations across the globe use this repository daily. more
News Source Sd Times

Eclipse Indigo arrives

The Eclipse Indigo release train arrived today with a renewed focus on the Java Development Tools platform. And at the top of the list of changes for Java developers is the inclusion of WindowBuilder Pro, formerly a commercial GUI builder from Instantiations and now a top-level project at the Eclipse Foundation, thanks to Google's acquisition of that company and subsequent donation of the code. more
News Source Application Development Trends

Eclipse Release Train 'Indigo' Launches 62 Projects

The Eclipse Foundation announced its sixth annual release train today. This year's synchronized simultaneous launch of multiple Eclipse projects, code-named "Indigo," is the biggest yet, involving the work of 408 developers and 49 organizations contributing 46 million lines of code to 62 projects. more

Making the Move to Maven 3

You won't lose any time in upgrading to Maven 3. Most Java programs use either Ant or Maven for the build step. While Ant is infinitely configurable, Maven employs convention instead of configuration. more

Oracle Pushes Hudson Towards Eclipse

Oracle has submitted a proposal to the Eclipse Foundation to create a Hudson project in Eclipse and contribute the Java-based Hudson continuous integration tool's core code to that project. more
News Source The Register

Oracle U-turns on Hudson open source control

Oracle is relinquishing control of the Hudson project after a heavy-handed attempt to stay in charge prompted most community members to fork themselves and undermine the project's viability. more

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