Jetty 7.4 new features

A release candidate of Jetty 7.4 is now available as both Jetty@eclipse and Jetty-Hightide@codehaus distributions. This release contains a number of new features which I will briefly introduce now, and make the target of more detailed blogs, webinars and wiki

Cometd with annotations

Cometd 2.1 now supports annotations to define cometd services and clients.  Annotations greatly reduces the boiler plate code required to write a cometd service and also links well with new cometd 2.x features such as channel initializers and Authorizers, so