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
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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
News Source Information Week

Oracle Donates Open Source Hudson To Eclipse Foundation

Oracle is donating the Hudson open source code that came with Sun Microsystems to the Eclipse Foundation Wednesday. Hudson stirred up controversy in late January when the project's founder declared that it should be forked to create a branch free of Oracle's control. more
News Source Eweek

Oracle Donates Hudson Project to Eclipse

In an effort to promote stability and improve governance of the Hudson open-source java continuous integration server, Oracle has proposed to donate Hudson to the Eclipse Foundation. more
News Source Onstrategies Perspectives

How should enterprises navigate forks in the Hudson

A South Jersey neighbor of ours — runner, educator, and open source mischief maker Bob Bickel – recently blogged a status report on what’s been going on with the Jenkins open source project ever since it split off from Hudson. more
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Jason van Zyl on the benefits of open source

In this video interview, Jason van Zyl, the creator of Apache Maven, talks about his career in open source, the Eclipse Foundation and the benefits of open source for developers and for the enterprise. more

Enterprise Repository Management

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EclipseCon heralds new day for Java

Mike Milinkovich, director of the Eclipse Foundation, said that Eclipse’s many projects and community efforts are all pushing firmly towards this summer’s Indigo release train for Eclipse version 3.7. In an interview at this week’s EclipseCon (which ends today), he said it will be the most exciting release for Java developers in about five years. more
News Source It World

Jenkins Defends Split from Oracle's Hudson

After my discussion with Oracle Senior Vice President and Chief Architect Ted Farrell about Oracle’s perceptions of the Hudson/Jenkins split was posted last week, it became apparent that not everyone was entirely willing to let the matter lie. more
News Source Visual Studio

Survey Devs Adopting Open Source, But Management Lacking

Development software and services provider Sonatype earlier this month surveyed more than 1600 developers, architects and managers regarding the deployment and use of open source solutions in the development infrastructure. The survey revealed that dev organizations have widely deployed open source tools and solutions, but with little effective control and management. more
News Source Cto Edge

Governance Issues May Bedevil Open Source Projects

There’s no doubt that open software has been a boon to IT. Without it there would be a lot fewer IT projects to go round because of not only the cost of proprietary commercial software, but also the complexity of acquiring it. more
News Source Dzone

The All-in-One Package From Sonatype

A few months ago DZone took a look at Sonatype’s Maven Studio tooling. One of the unique aspects of this open core software was the ability to "on-board" developers extremely fast for a new project. This week, Sonatype unveiled an even more all-inclusive tooling suite called Sonatype Professional. more
News Source Application Development Trends

New Tool Suite for Maven-Centric Java Development Released

The leading commercial supporter of the open-source Maven project today released an integrated development suite for Maven-centric Java development. The new Sonatype Professional bundles several popular open source technologies into a single environment, including Apache Maven, for build management; Nexus Professional, for enterprise repository management; Hudson, for continuous integration; and m2eclipse, for visual management of Maven. more

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