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.
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