TechCast #28 – Sonatype’s Jason Van Zyl on Maven, OSGi and Tycho

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Today’s show is a recording of the Philly Emerging Tech session by Jason Van Zyl, of Sonatype.  Jason is the creator of Maven, a java build tool that works using a set of conventions and plugins.

This talk focuses on the current challenges in building OSGi based modular applications using Maven, and how the Tycho project enables easier integration between headless builds from tools such as Hudson, the Maven POM, and the Eclipse IDE.  You may download the presentation at


  1. Sonatype’s blog page on all things tycho.
  2. Sonatype’s m2eclipse plugin