Greg Wilkins and Jan Bartel, the lead developers of Jetty, recently launched Webtide at the O’Reilly’s Open Source Convention 2006 held at the Oregon Convention Center. Webtide, a company specializing in Web 2.0 and AJAX technologies, is a partnership between Mortbay – the creator of Jetty, the highly regarded open source Java web container and Exist – a premier software development company supporting open source technology.

The launch was followed by an introduction to Webtide’s latest product called Hightide, a versioned distribution of Jetty that is optimized for Ajax. The event was held at the Red Lion Hotel in Portland, Oregon where thumb drives containing Hightide were distributed to guests. One lucky guest

Jetty for AJAX Released During Webtide's Launch