Hightide 6.1H.4-beta Release

Release 6.1H.4-beta of Hightide is available for download at: http://www.webtide.com/downloads.jsp. Hightide is an open source, versioned and optimized distribution of Jetty providing a comprehensive toolset for the development of scalable, state-of-the-art web 2.0/JavaEE applications. New features in this release include:

Push vs Pull

The Ajaxian has covered a study of push vs pull Ajax  communication techniques. The original report was produced by Delft University. I welcome this report as a good start on objectively measuring the communication techniques needed for web 2.0 applications,