The economics of open source by C J Silverio | JSConf EU 2019

Microsoft Acquires npm: A Healthy Move for Critical Public Infrastructure

Today, news broke that GitHub and its parent company Microsoft, acquired npm and its public repository of open source JavaScript packages. In 2018 when Microsoft acquired Github, many in the developer community ...

Helm & Nexus: Steering Towards Faster Deployments in Nexus 3.21

The Nexus team is fully rigged as we steer into a big year for new features and releases in 2020! We are excited to announce the official release of Nexus Repository 3.21, ...

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 ...

Removing Search Guard from the Central Repository

We at Sonatype take our responsibility as stewards of the Central Repository (Central) very seriously, and for well over a decade we have been dedicated to the ideal of immutability when it ...