Here are some links to (mostly external) locations with content about or for Ivy, like documentation, articles or extensions. This is the WIKI-version of http://ant.apache.org/ivy/links.html - with some new links.
IvyRoundup at Github
- Knopflerfish OSGi bundle repositories
- mvnrepository Search Maven Ibiblio repository
- jcenter Search Bintray Jcenter repository
- Spring repository (based on Artifactory)
- Central repository (based on Sonatype Nexus)
- Comparison of binary repository managers
Tools and plugins
Here is a list of the Ivy related tools and plugins we are aware of that can be found over the net.
Feel free to post on the mailing list to ask for your tool to be added here.
- IvyDE is a plugin for Eclipse which helps writing Ivy files by bringing powerful code completion and wizards, and also let you add a classpath container keeping your Eclipse project classpath in sync with the dependencies Ivy resolves.
IvyIDEA is an IntelliJ IDEA plugin for resolving dependencies using Apache Ivy and adding them in IntelliJ. This seems to be the most actively maintained plugin for IntelliJ.
Ivy Plugin is another plugin for IntelliJ IDEA, which reads IDEA module settings such as classpath and source directories from Ivy setup.
- IvyBeans is a plugin for NetBeans which provides full Apache Ivy integration into the library management feature of the Netbeans IDE.
- ivy-nb-shared-libraries is another NetBeans plugin.
- ivy-svn is a Subversion dependency resolver for Ivy 2.0.
- Generate application.xml from ivy.xml for packaging an ear is an entry on Philipp Meier's weblog which explain how he used Ivy and XSLT to generate his application.xml files.
- EAR Ant task is not directly related to Ivy, but more to the link above. You have also the possibility to use this task to generate your ear, which does not depend on Ivy, but can be very easily integrated with it.
- Bushel is a simple utility to convert ad-hoc OSGi bundles into a local Ivy repository.
- ivyeclipse is a simple Ant task that updates Eclipse's .classpath according to ivy:resolve results.
- IvyVisual is a plugin for Visual Studio™ to manage the inter dependencies of the solutions with Ivy.
- ivyflex is a plugin for Adobe Flex Builder (3.x) - retrieves project artifacts, maintains project build path.
- Ivy Facade is a simple utility class for generating HTML to make your Ivy repository a little easier to navigate; it maps both dependents and dependencies and provides a simple graphical view.
Doc, tutorials, articles
- ApacheCon EU 2007 presentation : slides and demo sources from Xavier's ApacheCon EU 2007 talk
- NetBeans FAQ has an entry explaining how to use Ivy in their open source IDE.
- Using Ivy in a dotnet project : Chris gives a good idea of how to use Ivy, Cruise Control and NAnt in a dotnet project environment
- Easing multi module development : Johan Stuyts, the author of SAnt, also contributed a nice article on his view of how to use Ivy on a multi module environment.
- Remove the smell from your build scripts : This article is not related to Ivy, but to build scripts in general, and we thought it may be worth for Ivy users to read it.
- Automation for the people: Manage dependencies with Ivy : In this installment of "Automation for the people", automation expert Paul Duvall describes how you can use the Apache Ant project's Ivy dependency manager to handle the myriad dependencies that every nontrivial Java™ project must manage.
- Graphing your jar dependencies : create a graph from Ivy-dependencies (blog).
- Developing with Ivy and Eclipse : introduction into IvyDE.
- Apache Ivy : An Agile Dependency Manager : simple introduction to Ivy.
- Dependency Management with Apache Ivy
- Simplest explanation of Ivy configurations
- Maven-Ivy Dependency Converter
- Dependency Management mit Apache Ivy : In this German article, Xavier and Jan introduces in the work with Ivy.
- Ant is the popular build tool with which Ivy is integrated.
- AntContrib is a project offering a set of useful tasks for Ant.
- Javalobby is a Java community site with interesting forums and tutorials.
- IvyRep : the main repository of ivy files used by Ivy.
- IvyRep Sandbox : this Subversion repository is used to share Ivy files before promoting them to IvyRep.
- XooCode JavaRepo : An alternative to mvnrepository using Ivy syntax
- IBiblio Maven repository : the official repository of Maven hosts a great number of jars. It can be used by Ivy to find the jars of your dependencies.
- WebWork Ivy repository : OpenSymphony has created an Ivy repository you can use as a model or directly.
- Kokala repository : an Ivy repository for building FreeCast. You will find many interesting Ivy files over here.
- Java.net Maven repository Java.net has a Maven repository with interesting stuff that can't be found on IBiblio.
Codehaus Maven Repository : a Maven repository hosted by Codehaus.
- GrottWorkShop Ivy repo
- SpringSource Bundle Repository contains OSGi-ready versions of hundreds of open source enterprise libraries that are commonly used when developing Spring applications.
Tools and plugins
- ivytools.org : this SourceForge project aims to gather community contributed tools and plugins for Ivy.
- IvyCruise : this set of plugins for Cruise Control lets you integrate Ivy with this famous continuous integration server.
- IvyDependencyImportor is a plugin for IntelliJ IDEA, which let you import all the libs described in the ivy.xml to the current module library.
- IVY for IDEA is another plugin for IntelliJ IDEA, which reads IDEA module settings such as classpath and source directories from Ivy setup. (This link fails.)
SAnt (Shared Ant) is an experimental build system based on Ant and Ivy, primarily developed as a part of the Hippo project.
- Integrating Ivy and luntbuild : Davor Cengija explains how he integrates Ivy in luntbuild, an open source continuous integration server.