Jetty HTTP/3 Support

Introduction HTTP/3 is the next iteration of the HTTP protocol. HTTP/1.0 was released in 1996 and HTTP/1.1 in 1997; HTTP/1.x is a fairly simple textual protocol based on TCP, possibly wrapped in TLS, that experienced over the years a tremendous growth that was not anticipated in the late ’90s. With Read more…

UnixDomain Support in Jetty

UnixDomain sockets support was added in Jetty 9.4.0, back in 2015, based on the JNR UnixSocket library. The support for UnixDomain sockets with JNR was experimental, and has remained so until now. In Jetty 10.0.7/11.0.7 we re-implemented support for UnixDomain sockets based on JEP 380, which shipped with Java 16. Read more…

Jetty HTTP/2 cleartext upgrade

With the approach of the release candidate for Jetty 9.3.0 in the next days, we have implemented support for HTTP/2 cleartext upgrade mechanism, on server side, resolving issue #465857. This means that you can configure a Jetty server to speak cleartext HTTP/1.1 and cleartext HTTP/2 on the same server port. Read more…

The new Jetty 9 HTTP client

Introduction One of the big refactorings in Jetty 9 is the complete rewrite of the HTTP client. The reasons behind the rewrite are many: We wrote the codebase several years ago; while we have actively maintained, it was starting to show its age. The HTTP client¬†guarded internal data structures from Read more…