HTTP/2 draft 14 is live !

Greg Wilkins (@gregwilkins) and I (@simonebordet) have been working on implementing HTTP/2 draft 14 (h2-14), which is the draft that will probably undergo the “last call” at the IETF. We will blog very soon with our opinions about HTTP/2 (stay tuned, it’ll be interesting!), but for the time being Jetty Read more…

WordPress & Jetty: perfect fit

I posted a while back about the capability of Jetty 9.1’s HttpClient to speak HTTP over different transports: by default HTTP, but we also provide a SPDY implementation, where the HTTP requests and responses are carried using the SPDY transport rather than the HTTP transport. Another transport that is able 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…

Jetty, SPDY and HAProxy

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 has a long story of staying cutting edge when Read more…

Jetty 9 – Features

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 version of jetty yet! Anyway, as promised a few weeks Read more…

WebSocket over SSL in Jetty

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 SSL was lacking in Jetty. In Jetty 7.6.x a redesign Read more…

CometD 2.4.0.beta1 Released

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) – client-side publish() should not specify the message id. On the Read more…

NoSql Sessions with Jetty7 and Jetty8

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, and have prepared an initial implementation using MongoDB. We will Read more…