It’s finally here! Java 9 has officially been released and includes a whole host of changes and new functionality. Jetty, too, has been built with Java 9 over the past few releases as we ramp up support for the new JDK.
If you have been following Jetty’s adoption of Java 9, you might have read that builds using JDK 9 have started being produced. As the release of JDK 9 looms, developers are no doubt already doing everything they can to
The Jetty Project has been trying to to build Jetty using JDK 9 for some time now. We still have a number of things to fix (a few test cases and integration with ASM for class scanning), but overall we have
Andres Almiray (aalmiray) interviewed me at the JCrete unconference. We spoke about the history of the Jetty project (which is 22 years old – like Java itself), how Jetty has been able to stay on the edge all these years,
The IETF HTTP working group has issued a last call for comments on the proposed HTTP/2 standard, which means that the process has entered the final stage of open community review before the current draft may become an RFC. Jetty
The auto discovery features of the Servlet specification can make deployments slow and uncertain. Working in collaboration with Google AppEngine, the Jetty team has developed the Jetty quick start mechanism that allows rapid and consistent starting of a Servlet server.
While Jetty has internally used asynchronous IO since 7.0, Servlet 3.1 has added asynchronous IO to the application API and Jetty-9.1 now supports asynchronous IO in an unbroken chain from application to socket. Asynchronous APIs can often look intuitively simple,
After having some discussions on spdy-dev and having some experience with our current push implementation, we’ve decided to change a few things to the better. Jetty now sends all push resources non interleaved to the client. That means that the
We have SPDY to SPDY and HTTP to SPDY proxy functionality implemented in Jetty for a while now. An important and very common use case however is a SPDY to HTTP proxy. Imagine a network architecture where network components like
This blog is an update for jetty-9 of one published for Jetty 7 in 2008 as an example web application that uses Jetty asynchronous HTTP client and the asynchronoous servlets 3.0 API, to call an eBay restful web service. The