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Apache Maven vs Sonatype Nexus: What are the differences?

Developers describe Apache Maven as "Apache build manager for Java projects". Maven allows a project to build using its project object model (POM) and a set of plugins that are shared by all projects using Maven, providing a uniform build system. Once you familiarize yourself with how one Maven project builds you automatically know how all Maven projects build saving you immense amounts of time when trying to navigate many projects. On the other hand, Sonatype Nexus is detailed as "The world's best way to organize, store, and distribute software components". Deliver better, safer software even faster with software supply chain automation.

Apache Maven and Sonatype Nexus belong to "Java Build Tools" category of the tech stack.

Apache Maven and Sonatype Nexus are both open source tools. It seems that Apache Maven with 1.74K GitHub stars and 1.28K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Sonatype Nexus with 527 GitHub stars and 236 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Apache Maven has a broader approval, being mentioned in 305 company stacks & 142 developers stacks; compared to Sonatype Nexus, which is listed in 49 company stacks and 16 developer stacks.

What is Apache Maven?

Maven allows a project to build using its project object model (POM) and a set of plugins that are shared by all projects using Maven, providing a uniform build system. Once you familiarize yourself with how one Maven project builds you automatically know how all Maven projects build saving you immense amounts of time when trying to navigate many projects.

What is Sonatype Nexus?

It is an open source repository that supports many artifact formats, including Docker, Java™ and npm. With the Nexus tool integration, pipelines in your toolchain can publish and retrieve versioned apps and their dependencies
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      What are some alternatives to Apache Maven and Sonatype Nexus?
      Jira
      Jira's secret sauce is the way it simplifies the complexities of software development into manageable units of work. Jira comes out-of-the-box with everything agile teams need to ship value to customers faster.
      Jenkins
      In a nutshell Jenkins CI is the leading open-source continuous integration server. Built with Java, it provides over 300 plugins to support building and testing virtually any project.
      Gradle
      Gradle is a build tool with a focus on build automation and support for multi-language development. If you are building, testing, publishing, and deploying software on any platform, Gradle offers a flexible model that can support the entire development lifecycle from compiling and packaging code to publishing web sites.
      CMake
      It is used to control the software compilation process using simple platform and compiler independent configuration files, and generate native makefiles and workspaces that can be used in the compiler environment of the user's choice.
      Apache Ant
      Ant is a Java-based build tool. In theory, it is kind of like Make, without Make's wrinkles and with the full portability of pure Java code.
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      Decisions about Apache Maven and Sonatype Nexus
      Gradle
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      Apache Maven
      Apache Maven

      We use Apache Maven because it is a standard. Gradle is very good alternative, but Gradle doesn't provide any advantage for our project. Gradle is slower (without running daemon), need more resources and a learning curve is quite big. Our project can not use a great flexibility of Gradle. On the other hand, Maven is well-know tool integrated in many IDEs, Dockers and so on.

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      opening.io uses Apache MavenApache Maven

      Java build tool for internal processes: Jezebel daemon (in-mem classifiers/recommendations/feature analysis), Connemara (batch resume stream processor) and opes (opening elasticsearch plugin, simple process that listens for new incoming resumes and triggers analysis by Jezebel via a tcp json command).

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      Scrayos UG (haftungsbeschränkt) uses Apache MavenApache Maven

      All Java-Projects are compiled using Maven. We prefer it over Ant and Gradle as it combines lightweightness with feature-richness and offers basically all we can imagine from a software project-management tool and more.

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      Casey Smith uses Apache MavenApache Maven

      Package management and build automation for the back-end, plus integration of front-end build automation using Gulp/Bower/NPM.

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      Undisclosed, Do Not Contact or Spam Please uses Apache MavenApache Maven

      Necessary for Google j2objc

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      theskyinflames uses Apache MavenApache Maven

      JEE application development cycle management.

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      Minyoung Kim uses Sonatype NexusSonatype Nexus

      공통 라이브러리 Maven Repository 관리

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