Hightide is a versioned, optimized distro of Jetty, with many J2EE/JavaEE features pre-integrated in a lightweight manner so you can enjoy their benefits but without needing a heavyweight JavaEE Application Server. We’ve also included state-of-the-art, scaleable backend support for Ajax.
The Jetty 6.1.0 release is now available via http://jetty.mortbay.org. It represents both a stabilization of the features already released in 6.0.x, plus a raft of new features. For a full description of Jetty 6.1, see http://docs.codehaus.org/display/JETTY/. Stabilization The core protocol
This rainy weekend, I was inspired by a question from hani about testing servlets. As a result I’ve added a module to Jetty to simply test servlets with an embedded server configured by the ServletTester class. The HTTP requests and
The Google Widget Toolkit allows Ajax applications to be developed in java code using the traditional UI widget paradigm. The toolkit includes support for RPC, but not for comet style Ajax push. Online Gaming is an excellent use-case for Ajax
Having had a couple of emails on the Jetty lists about using EJB3 with Jetty, I’ve been looking at the various embeddable technologies around. Last week I looked at the JBoss Embeddable EJB3 product and got it working in Jetty.
JBoss have come up with an embeddable version of their EJB3 implementation. An alpha release is available for download. I downloaded it and played around with the embedded example from the tutorial. Here’s what I did: once you’ve downloaded and
With release 6.1.0pre2 we now provide Jetty-JBoss integration for the Jetty 6 series. This brings a number of important new features for JBoss users to enjoy such as servlet 2.5 support, and moreover, scalability for ajax via our Continuations mechanism
The maven mvn archetype:create command is a powerful one. It can create you a whole new ready-to-run application, complete with templated sources, config files etc. It takes a lot of the pain out of starting a new application. Webtide has
Couch Wei’s blog talks about the need for a web-2.0 messaging layer. See also the follow on discussion on the The server side. It is a key point that Couch raises and I am working with Coach within the Open
Jetty Continuations can be used to prevent resource starvation caused by JDBC Connection pools or similar slow and/or restricted resources. Jetty Continuations have mostly been discussed in the context of web 2.0, Ajax Push and Comet. However there are many