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Managing Java Dependencies with Nexus Lifecycle

Managing Java Dependencies with Nexus Lifecycle

A typical Java application can have hundreds of external dependencies that include proprietary libraries and others from many different sources. Tools such as Maven, make adding and managing these dependencies easy, but by themselves they aren’t very picky about what gets included in a project build. Developers and testers who are focused on rapid delivery of quality software

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Nexus Lifecycle and IntelliJ IDEA

Our roots are deeply secured to the development community at Sonatype. While Nexus products now span roles and responsibilities across an organization, we’re always looking to consider the needs of our developer tribe. We make it a point to continually add developer-focused features to our suite of products as part of this commitment. We also

Author, Ilkka Turunen

How to Detect and Enforce Open Source Licenses

I received this question from a client today: Right now we are using Nexus OSS. We are considering upgrading to Nexus Pro for two reasons: We need to control licences of our dependencies – with Maven it’s too easy to add dependencies We need to track updates of our dependencies Nexus Repository Health Check seems

Author, Ilkka Turunen

Understanding Open Source Copyleft Licensing Flags

I recently received a question from a client who had run an Application Health Check. They wished to understand why we highlight certain licenses in the health check report: Regarding the ‘License-Copyleft’ – some libraries have e.g. a LGPL license and a CDDL/GPL license: Using the LGPL license shouldn’t be a problem in my opinion

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