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On the French IT market, Octo Technology is a top consulting company, specialized in software architecture. Since its creation in 1998, it has regularly shaped the technology landscape through their famous white papers. In 2007, they showed a clear understanding of REST by publishing “Web Services: Architectural Choices” (in French) by Philippe Mougin. The latest […]

- December 30, 2008
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On the 4th of November, I presented a session on REST, Restlet and our port to GWT at the local JUG (Paris Java User Group). More than 200 juggers attended, with a first part on GWT presented by Didier Girard, from onGWT. Eric Le Merdy, from Valtech, very creatively illustrated the presentation. Here is our […]

- November 25, 2008
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Since the launch of Restlet 1.0 in April 2007, we have been working hard to prepare this new version. To protect your investment in existing code, we have maintained the initial API design, extending it where necessary and always ensuring a direct if not transparent migration path. Here is a selection of the most exciting […]

- October 28, 2008
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Release 1.1 RC2 is out, with all known bugs in Restlet closed (more than 20 fixed!). Please help us test this build while be work on the documentation tasks for the final 1.1 release. Here is a summary of the main changes: Added support for HTTP authentication in Restlet-GWT module and fixed compilation issues. Fixed […]

- September 24, 2008
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It’s been about two weeks since 1.1 M5 was released and we have already made tremendous progress. We are happy to release 1.1 RC1. Most serious bugs were fixed (more than 10) and all pending features where completed. Here is a summary of main changes: Chunked encoding issues in Grizzly and internal connectors were all […]

- August 19, 2008
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Despite our initial plan, we had to introduce a new milestone release before reaching our first release candidate version. This is due to several important features that we needed to publish before the RC in order to have enough time for community feed-back, before freezing the API. Our goal now is to fix all pending […]

- August 07, 2008
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Created in 2004, Noelios Consulting was a self-owned company that served its customers world-wide and that funded most of the development of the Restlet project. Four years have passed, Restlet has grown into a widely used technology and it was time to move to the next level, to better structure our business activities, and in […]

- August 04, 2008
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Google Web Toolkit is a very successful technology that brings Java right inside Web browsers. It could be compared to traditional Applets but without requiring any extra plugin and with a more natural integration with the browser artifacts. How is it possible? Well, they built a smart Java compiler that produces highly optimized JavaScript ‘bytecode’. […]

- July 25, 2008
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One remark that comes back often is the need for more documentation on using the Restlet framework. At the project level we have recently added “Quick Start” pages to the Web site: First steps First resource We also have several efforts going on: Restlet Wiki to produce a reference manual (still many empty pages) Restlet […]

- July 24, 2008
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Here is the last milestone before the first release candidate version of Restlet 1.1. If you haven’t had the time to review a recent 1.1 release, this is your last chance to influence the content of version 1.1 before the feature freeze! Main changes: Greatly improved OSGi support in Restlet JARs Atom extension now supports […]

- May 20, 2008
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