HTTP/2 draft 14 is live !

Greg Wilkins (@gregwilkins) and I (@simonebordet) have been working on implementing HTTP/2 draft 14 (h2-14), which is the draft that will probably undergo the “last call” at the IETF. We will blog very soon with our opinions about HTTP/2 (stay tuned, it’ll be interesting!), but for the time being Jetty Read more…

WordPress & Jetty: perfect fit

I posted a while back about the capability of Jetty 9.1’s HttpClient to speak HTTP over different transports: by default HTTP, but we also provide a SPDY implementation, where the HTTP requests and responses are carried using the SPDY transport rather than the HTTP transport. Another transport that is able Read more…

Speaking at Devoxx 2013

Thomas Becker and I will be speaking at Devoxx, presenting two BOFs: HTTP 2.0/SPDY and Jetty in depth and The Jetty Community BOF. The first is a more technical session devoted to the internals of SPDY and HTTP 2.0, while the second is more an interactive session about Jetty 9.x Read more…

On JDK 7's asynchronous I/O

I have been working lately with the new JDK 7’s Async I/O APIs (“AIO” from here), and I would like to summarize here my findings, for future reference (mostly my own). My understanding is that the design of the AIO API aimed at simplifying non-blocking operations, and it does: what Read more…

The new Jetty 9 HTTP client

Introduction One of the big refactorings in Jetty 9 is the complete rewrite of the HTTP client. The reasons behind the rewrite are many: We wrote the codebase several years ago; while we have actively maintained, it was starting to show its age. The HTTP client¬†guarded internal data structures from Read more…

Jetty, SPDY and HAProxy

The SPDY protocol will be the next web revolution. The HTTP-bis working group has been rechartered to use SPDY as the basis for HTTP 2.0, so network and server vendors are starting to update their offerings to include SPDY support. Jetty has a long story of staying cutting edge when Read more…

Jetty-SPDY blogged

Jos Dirksen has written a nice blog about Jetty-SPDY, thanks Jos ! In the upcoming Jetty 7.6.3 and 8.1.3 (due in the next days), the Jetty-SPDY module has been enhanced with support for prioritized streams and for SPDY push (although the latter only available via the pure SPDY API), and Read more…