by sefi
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New blog post!

Excerpt:

When working on large scale projects, java back-end code is usually being built using Apache Maven.
This is usually part of a larger framework in charge of project life cycle that is part of the Continuous Integration DevOps realm, either Hudson, Jenkins or something else.
In such a case, you’d want your AngularJS code to run grunt/gulp as part of the CI procedure as well.

 

by liya
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A nice post by Tim O'Brien on the well-known criticism about Maven - “every time you run Maven, it downloads the Internet.” -

How not to download the Internet

by liya
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'Maven 3.x will be the version Maven for the people', says Jason van Zyl, and it does look promising!

At the moment there is a 3.0.alpha.6 version released, and I could't find any roadmap or dates for the planned main release yet.

I didn't have a chance to "play around" enough with this release to be able to say that all that promised is there :), but I've summarized some main issues from the Maven 3.x previews I found in several blogs/presentations/apache info pages:

 

* Backward compatibility