Utilize the content of maven repository(ies) in ant based projects.

  • create a library based on maven repository content along with transitive dependencies inclusion and javadoc/sources
  • help with resolving broken library references
  • identify binaries based on SHA/MD5 - allows to utilize additional maven metadata
  • find and retrieve sources and javadoc jars for any library, jar on classpath
  • checkout sources
  • view project page
  • file bugs
  • suggest upgrading to newer version of jar in question.
  • hint to find binaries based on classname

Scope for 6.5

  • create api/spi to be used by modules
  • plug in maven support's repositories
  • create project customizer UI for j2se, web, ejb projects.
  • find and download javadoc/sources
  • find transitive dependencies and download them.
  • create libraries customizer UI with similar features.


  • M1 api/spi, maven support bridge and javadoc/source downloads in project UI
  • M2 the rest and additional features as time allows.

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