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Sonatype Contributes Nexus JavaScript Support to Open Source Community


Fulton, MD – April 2, 2018   Sonatype, the leader in open source governance and DevSecOps automation, today announced the contribution of its JavaScript support for Nexus Repository to the open source community. This is yet another step in Sonatype’s plan to contribute source code to the community for all formats currently supported in Nexus Repository.

“Sonatype was founded on the principles of open source - that collaboration and community can help developers innovate faster and create higher quality software,” said Brian Fox, CTO and co-founder of Sonatype. “Nexus Repository has become a defacto standard within DevOps toolchains worldwide and is simply the best way to continuously control binaries, build artifacts, and release candidates as they flow through the modern SDLC.  By contributing repository formats to the community, we’re maximizing developer flexibility and further accelerating continuous innovation.”

According to npm, Inc., its 12 million users downloaded more than 4.2 billion JavaScript components annually to a Nexus Repository.  The open source npm webhook for the JavaScript format is available now under the EPL license format at


About Sonatype

Sonatype is the world’s leading provider of vast data intelligence and DevOps-native developer tools to help organizations harness all the goodness in open source software, without any of the risk.  As the creators of Apache Maven, the Central Repository, and Nexus Repository, Sonatype helped to pioneer open source software development.  Today, more than 10 million developers around the world depend on Sonatype’s Nexus platform to automatically govern the volume, variety, and security of open source components being used to build modern software applications. Sonatype is privately held with investments from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Accel Partners, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, and Goldman Sachs.