The WebSockets protocol and API is an emerging standard to provide better bidirectional communication between a browser (or other web client) and a server. It is intended to eventually replace the comet techniques like long polling. Jetty has supported the
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
A year ago I wrote an article asking Is WebSocket Chat Simple?, where I highlighted the deficiencies of this much touted protocol for implementing simple comet applications like chat. After a year of intense debate there have been many changes
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
The webtide blogs are moving to http://webtide.intalio.com. All new postings from the jetty & cometd team will be made here and over time we will move the content from the old site as well.
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,
Not too long ago we had a contribution from Angelo Zerr that gave jetty a native WTP adaptor. We are happy to announce its availability now! Shockingly, there is some documentation for this plugin, based on the original documentation provided
Phil Windley of Tecnometria has recorded an interview with me on Cometd and Push Technology. The podcast is available from ITConversations and provides an introduction to comet and cometd.
With the imminent release of cometd-2.0.0, it’s time to publish some of our own lies, damned lies and benchmarks. It has be over 2 years since we published the 20,000 reasons that cometd scales and in that time we have
Benchmarks like statistics can be incredibly misleading in ways that are only obvious with detailed analysis. Recently the apache HTTPCore project released some benchmark results whose headline results read as: Jetty HttpCore Linux BIO 35,342 56,185 Linux NIO 1,873 25,970