Even after working with a Maven-based NetBeans Platform application for a few months, there are still lots of new things that I discover every week.
Quite a while ago I was looking in detail at the update center for our Maven-based NetBeans Platform application. And I wanted to change the module author that appears in the Plugins UI. Only today did I find out how to accomplish this, and as with all things Maven it is simple once you know how.
In the parent pom.xml of the application, just add the following:
<organization> <name>Hermien Pellissier</name> <url>http://www.pellissier.co.za/hermien</url> </organization>