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
The SPDY protocol will be the next web revolution. The HTTP-bis working group has been rechartered to use SPDY as the basis for HTTP 2.0, so network and server vendors are starting to update their offerings to include SPDY support.
Jetty 9 milestone 0 has landed! We are very excited about getting this release of jetty out and into the hands of everyone. A lot of work as gone into reworking fundamentals and this is going to be the best
Jetty has always been in the front line on the implementation of the WebSocket Protocol. The CometD project leverages the Jetty WebSocket implementation to its maximum, to achieve great scalability and minimal latencies. Until now, however, support for WebSocket over
CometD 2.4.0.beta1 has been released. This is a major release that brings in a few new Java API (see this issue) – client-side channels can now be released to save memory, along with an API deprecation (see this issue) –
When Jetty 7.5.0 is released we will have officially started to dabble in the area of distributed session handling and storage. To start this out we have created a set of abstract classes around the general concept of NoSQL support,
The websocket protocol specification is approaching final and the Jetty implementation and API have been tracking the draft and is ready when the spec and browsers are available. More over, Jetty release 7.5.0 now includes a capable websocket java
I have done some very rough preliminary benchmarks on the latest cometd-2.4.0-SNAPSHOT with the latest Jetty-7.5.0-SNAPSHOT and the results are rather impressive. The features that these two releases have added are: Optimised Jetty NIO with latest JVMs and JITs considered.
It all started when my colleague Joakim showed me the results of some JSON libraries benchmarks he was doing, which showed Jackson to be the clear winner among many libraries. So I decided that for the upcoming CometD 2.4.0 release