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Sonatype Reference Books Online

If you love Sonatype’s online books, it may be time to update your bookmarks! Sonatype offers online books covering Maven, Nexus Professional, and Developing with Maven and Eclipse. These books are the essential references for anyone working with Apache Maven, repository management, and integrating Maven with Eclipse.

Sonatype books are different.

We publish an updated version of the book each time there has been a change in the product it describes. This means that when you come to Sonatype to download a book on Nexus, Maven, or m2eclipse, you will be getting today’s book, up-to-date with the latest content.

Click your favourite book title for the latest copy:

Maven by Example

This book is an introduction to Apache Maven. It introduces the central concepts of Maven by building up a sample multi-module Maven project which involves an object model, a database, a set of services, and a web application.

Maven: The Complete Reference

This book is an essential reference for anyone working with Apache Maven. This book explores the details of the POM, Maven Settings, Maven Archetypes, and many other topics.

Repository Management with Nexus

Repository managers serve two purposes: they act as highly configurable proxies between your organization and the public Maven repositories and they also provide an organization with a deployment destination for your own generated artifacts. "Repository Management with Nexus" will walk you through the installation process for both the Open Source version of Nexus and Nexus Professional.

Developing with Eclipse and Maven

The m2eclipse plugin is fully documented in the free, online book Developing with Eclipse and Maven. This book covers the installation and configuration of the plugin as well as detailing some of the procedures you can use.

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Written by Heather Loney

Heather is the Communications and Community Engagement Officer at the Upper Grand District School Board. Prior to her current position, Heather was the Senior Producer for Special Projects at Global News and a Copy Editor at Sonatype. Heather managed a team of digital journalists, covering national and international events, as well as consumer, tech and lifestyle news for Heather has significant experience in journalism, new media, digital storytelling, SEO and social media best practices, WordPress and other content management systems, photography and research.