Just a quick note today. I released a new version of polyglot-maven with a significant refactor to the Kotlin dialect. Its much more idiomatic Kotlin code now and should results in better IDE support and features. Check it out!
My trusty Maven Repository Provisioner needed a bit more attention again thanks to some pull requests from users. To make it worth the effort of cutting a release I decided to throw in some further updates.
In the Java/JVM and especially also in the Android eco-system the Kotlin programming language has found many friends and fans. It even is moving into native and web realms these days. With it popularity soaring it spreads out further and … Read more →
Within the last while I have ended up doing a whole bunch of merges on the maven-wrapper and the related takari-maven-plugin. In the end (fingers crossed) we are now at maven-wrapper: 0.5.4 and takari-maven-plugin:0.7.5. That includes a whole bunch of … Read more →
My little Maven Repository Provisioner tool needed better support for a few use cases and I got those all implemented and cut a new release.
This time it is just a quick heads up post. I have released version 5.0.0 of my progressive-organization-pom project. It is a Maven POM that manages the plugin versions of numerous popular and useful plugins to the latest available versions. … Read more →
I am still here at JavaOne 2015, enjoying the last day and looking forward to the community keynote, but there is some news I want to share. Jason van Zyl and myself presented about Apache Maven developments and news.
Despite plans on no more conferences this year earlier I ended up presenting about Sonatype Insight for CI at the Jenkins User Conference in SF and help with the Sonatype booth and customers at JavaOne. And my short feedback quote … Read more →
OSCON has been long been one of THE places the open source community comes together. This year OReilly is hosting a special OSCON Java conference in parallel for the large open source Java community. And for me this is going … Read more →
A long time ago I started to use continuous integrations (CI) servers starting with anthill and moving via Apache Continuum and Atlassian Bamboo to Hudson. Since then I feel that a project without CI builds is missing a crucial bit … Read more →