At the OSGi Community Event, Dr Graham Charters introduced the Modularity Maturity Model, a way of scoring where projects or organisations against how their modular developments score.
Apache Ivy 2.0, a project dependency manager, has been released. 2.0 is the first release of Ivy as an official Apache project.
Recently, there has been a lot of debate around the usefulness Maven, which is a Java-based build and dependency management tool being used in many projects. InfoQ took a closer look at this debate to understand what issues are being encountered, and what has resulted from the debate.
Ivy, a tool for managing (recording, tracking, resolving and reporting) project dependencies which provides tight integration with Apache Ant, has released its 2.0 beta version. This is the first release as an Apache project, it brings enhanced compatibility with Maven 2 repositories, improved concurrency support and a few other significant changes.