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Welcome to the weekly roundup of blog posts that mention Nexus, Maven, and other projects that Sonatype developers contribute to.

Fun with Spring Actionscript and Maven
"Spring Actionscript is a great library - no question. It makes it much easier to mock Cairngorm service delegates and rewire them for testing with FlexUnit. Testing the full event/command/delegate workflow is pretty easy. However today I had quite some "fun" with the Maven artifact and it's transitive dependencies in combination with Maven 2.2.1. Spring Actionscript has some dependencies to these artifacts..."
By Carsten Schlipf, on November 10, 2009

Raible Designs: Testing GWT Libraries with Selenium and Maven
"On Tuesday, I wrote about Running Hosted Mode in GWT Libraries. Today I added an additional module to our project to run Selenium tests against our GWT library. In the process, I discovered some things I needed to modify in my GWT library's pom.xml. I'm writing this post so others can use this setup to write GWT libraries and package them for testing with Selenium."
By Matt Raible, on Nov 04 2009

Vineet Manohar's blog: 3 ways to run Java main from Maven
"Maven exec plugin lets you run the main method of a Java class in your project, with the project dependencies automatically included in the classpath. This article show you 3 ways of using the maven exec plugin to run java, with code examples."
By Vineet Manohar, on November 2nd, 2009

JavaLobby: Maven Repository Managers - why we chose Archiva...and then switched to Nexus
"When Archiva 1.0.1 came out, it was a big improvement on the existing Maven repositories - you could actually administer some of the configuration via the web interface, and not via an XML configuration file. How things have changed! Now Nexus would be my recommendation - the open source version to start with, and the professional edition if you start getting serious about your enterprise repository."
By John Ferguson Smart, on 2008/02/19, updated in October 2009

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Written by Jason van Zyl

Jason is a co-founder and the former CTO of Sonatype.