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Alexis Moussine-Pouchkine, a Java architect at Sun and a fellow at the OSSGTP (Open Source Get Together Paris), from Sun, has a nice post about the launch of Restlet 1.0. He underlines some good synergy between the Restlet project and the Glassfish project led by Sun, in term of licensing and partnership with the Grizzly […]

- April 25, 2007
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Today we announced the final 1.0 version of its Noelios Restlet Engine (NRE), the reference implementation of the Restlet API 1.0. The Restlet open source project was launched at the end of 2005 and was the first REST framework for Java. Since its launch, it has attracted an active and quickly growing community of users. […]

- April 16, 2007
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As the Restlet project is reaching its 1.0 release, many developers are now building their RESTful applications with it. Some organizations already have applications in production or are actively developing new ones. It became increasingly important for Noelios Consulting, as the founder and main supporter of the Restlet project, to have a Professional Support offer […]

- April 03, 2007
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One of the recurrent questions that people ask when evaluating the Restlet framework are: Does it scale? Is it properly multi-threaded? How do the standalone HTTP server connectors compare to Servlet containers? As the code was designed since day one with this concern for multi-threading, high-availability and scalability, we were confident about the performance. We […]

- March 28, 2007
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I would like to encourage you to have a look at frevvo, a Web start-up launched by some friends, that provides a full solution to handle complex Web 2.0 forms, right from your browser. One of their strong selling points is the great form designer available as a Web application (AJAX based). Also, the form […]

- March 26, 2007
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As reported by Eduardo Pelegri-Llopart, the JSR 311 was approved by the JCP Executive Committee for development. The results of the vote are also available here. Following a request from Apache, the name of the JSR is now “Java API for RESTful Web Services”. You can check a comprehensive list of posts following the initial […]

- February 28, 2007
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As the Java community is increasingly using REST to develop their Web applications, Sun Microsystems is proposing to specify a high-level REST API for Java. If accepted for development by the JCP Executive Comitee, this JSR#311 will formalize as a set of Java 5 annotations to facilitate the exposition of Java objects as REST resources. […]

- February 14, 2007
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Even though REST was only formalized in 2000, it is fundamentally based on the Web architecture and its core standards: HTTP and URI. At the same time, efforts to port on the Web older technologies such as CORBA, RMI and DCOM resulted in the specification of SOAP, WSDL and soon after of a full stack […]

- February 08, 2007
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