How Do Application-Level Package Managers Work?

This is an excerpt from Out of the Wild: A Beginner's Guide to Package and Dependency Management, a Sonatype Guide. This is the second of three installments. Read the first one here ...

What is a Package Dependency Manager?

This is an excerpt from Out of the Wild: A Beginner's Guide to Package and Dependency Management, a Sonatype Guide. This is the first of three installments ...

How to Get Started With Nexus Repository Manager OSS

If you plan on developing software and keep it going for a long time, repository managers play an important role. Repository managers help you optimize the storage of the packages required for ...

Four Steps to Get Started with Nexus Repository Using New REST APIs

Nexus Repository Manager (NXRM) has new supported REST API endpoints that can automate your binary management needs. REST APIs allow clients to interact with an application, providing them with the capabilities of ...

How to Use Sonatype OSS Index to Identify Security Vulnerabilities

It’s nearly impossible to build a modern application without relying on third-party libraries. Open source software has been an amazing boom to software development. It’s been instrumental in allowing developers to build ...

Nexus Platform – 2019 Year in Review

Wow, is 2019 over? The year has gone by quickly and it’s probably because we have been so busy at Sonatype, continuing to develop new features for the Nexus Platform. Identifying market ...

The Central Repository is Moving to HTTPS

As stewards of Maven Central, Sonatype is responsible for hosting and transmitting a disproportionately high volume of the Java ecosystem’s open-source components. In the month of November 2019 alone, total requests to ...
New in Nexus Repository 3.20: R Format Support & More

New in Nexus Repository 3.20: R Format Support & More

We are pleased to announce the release of Nexus Repository 3.20 and, after much anticipation, native support for R repositories. R is a language used for statistical analysis and machine learning which ...

Sonatype Nexus is Rising Above the Swamp

In case you missed it -- our rival JFrog published this blog post on Thursday. Amidst the hyperbole, JFrog made a few statements that are true, and numerous that are rooted in ...

Gartner: Mitigate Risk By Hardening the Software Supply Chain

When molten steel is immersed in water it transforms into one of the world’s strongest materials. A resilient software supply chain is no different. Hardened steel requires combining alloys; a hardened software ...