Thursday, January 07, 2010

Maven ...

It seems one cannot get away from Maven now a days. In my current job as well as in my new job (which I start in a few days) we'll be using Maven to build and manage projects.
While Maven is quite nice in theory the plug-ins for it leave much to be desired in many cases. So without further delay here is a quote of the day by a colleague of mine:

"I hate Maven and the open source community!"

This made me laugh out since we use (pretty much exclusively) open source tools and software (NetBeans, Eclipse, GlassFish etc.) to build and run the business. But nevertheless, after a few days of hell trying to implement release management using a combination of Maven and Hudson plug-ins, universal hatred is what we have :)