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Pants vs Sonatype Nexus: What are the differences?

Pants: Build system by Twitter, Foursquare, and Square. Pants is a build system for Java, Scala and Python. It works particularly well for a source code repository that contains many distinct projects; Sonatype Nexus: The world's best way to organize, store, and distribute software components. Deliver better, safer software even faster with software supply chain automation.

Pants and Sonatype Nexus can be categorized as "Java Build" tools.

Pants and Sonatype Nexus are both open source tools. It seems that Pants with 1.16K GitHub stars and 333 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Sonatype Nexus with 527 GitHub stars and 236 GitHub forks.

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    What is Pants?

    Pants is a build system for Java, Scala and Python. It works particularly well for a source code repository that contains many distinct 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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