Andy Williams

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Better Builds with "Maven: The Definitive Guide" posted 25 Apr 2007 23:28 by Andrew Williams

Thats right, there is a new guide out there to help all those interested in Maven (or already using it) to get the most out of their build lifecycle. It is indeed the definitive guide and will be regularly updated so it stays that way. This book is produced by my colleges at Sonatype and is a free gift to the Maven community - no registration, no catches. From

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Belshazzar Feasts Again posted 20 Apr 2007 13:04 by Andrew Williams

Wow, this is very cool! I was invited (with a group of singers from the National Youth Choir of Scotland) to sing Belshazzar's Feast in Edinburgh's Usher Hall with the Royal Choral Union.

This is a huge privilege and I am very excited about singing again, it has been so long since my work has let up enough to squeeze in any rehearsals.

When I got the information

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Sonatype - Build Success for your Enterprise posted 18 Apr 2007 12:06 by Andrew Williams

No more late nights. No more broken builds. No more missed deadlines. Meet Sonatype.

Sonatype is an exciting new company that I have helped put together along with Maven founder Jason Van Zyl and many other core Maven committers. This is a very exciting day for all of us - it is time to announce that we are here, and we are here to help. From the introduction on

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