I just started a new job as a developer in an organizational unit which is responsible for development and maintenance of several small Java applications. Just like most other Java apps out there, they use numerous dependency libraries.
In my previous job, we used
Artifactory for dependency management and our Maven build infrastructure was picking up jars from there. In this new job, they don't use a repository management system like Artifactory and all the dependency jars (on average 20-30 per application project) are actually checked into our
I would like to see some feedback on the advantages of using a repo management system vs. simply putting your binary dependencies in VC.