I have done some very rough preliminary benchmarks on the latest cometd-2.4.0-SNAPSHOT with the latest Jetty-7.5.0-SNAPSHOT and the results are rather impressive. The features that these two releases have added are: Optimised Jetty NIO with latest JVMs and JITs considered.
It all started when my colleague Joakim showed me the results of some JSON libraries benchmarks he was doing, which showed Jackson to be the clear winner among many libraries. So I decided that for the upcoming CometD 2.4.0 release
Jetty JMX Webservice is a webapp providing a RESTful API to query JMX mbeans and invoke mbean operations without the hassle that comes with RMI. No more arguments with your firewall admin, just a single http port. That alone might
The Jetty Overlay Deployer allows multiple WAR files to be overlayed so that a web application can be customised, configured and deployed without the need to unpack, modify and repack the WAR file. This has the benefits of: The WAR
In the last blog entry I talked about message flow control using CometD‘s lazy channels. Now I want to show how it is possible to achieve a similar flow control using specialized listeners that allow to manipulate the ServerSession message
Since the very beginning, Jetty has been IOC friendly and thus has been able to be configured with spring. But the injecting and assembling the jetty container is not the only need that Jetty has for configuration and there are
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
The Codemotion conference slides of my talk on Comet and WebSocket web applications are available here: slideshare, download.
In the CometD introduction post, I explained how the CometD project provides a solution for writing low-latency server-side event-driven web applications. Examples of this kind of applications are financial applications that provide stock quote price updates, or online games, or
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