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
Is WebSocket Chat Simpler?
A year ago I wrote an article asking Is WebSocket Chat Simple?, where I highlighted the deficiencies of this much touted protocol for implementing simple comet applications like chat. After a year of intense debate there have been many changes
Lies, Damned Lies and Benchmarks
Benchmarks like statistics can be incredibly misleading in ways that are only obvious with detailed analysis. Recently the apache HTTPCore project released some benchmark results whose headline results read as: Jetty HttpCore Linux BIO 35,342 56,185 Linux NIO 1,873 25,970