We have been very busy over the past 8 months with consulting work, supporting our users and the preparing the next Restlet version. Fortunately, the Restlet community has kept growing, some users becoming technical leads of new extensions :
- Stephan Koops is actively implementing the JAX-RS API (specified by the JSR-311 experts group) on top of the Restlet API
- Rob Heittman is leading a new GWT extension, courageously exploring the evolution of the Restlet API into a fully asynchronous API
- Davide Angelocola is contributing a command-line Shell extension allowing to test your Web applications easily
Other users have been sharing their experience in the blogosphere or in the real world, doing presentations on Restlet, in their local Java User Groups or at larger events.
Here we would like to promote upcoming public presentations that will cover the Restlet framework:
- Brian Sletten, a Partner at Zepheira, is part of the 2008 NFJS Symposium Tour (No Fluff Just Stuff) and will have two presentations covering Restlet:
- John Mitchell, Chief Architect at Krugle, will be presenting a session at the SD West conference on March 5:
- Khawaja S Shams and Jeff Norris of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory will be presenting an exciting session on the integration between Equinox and Restlet at the EclipseCon 2008:
- Sean Landis and Ian Robertson, respectively Director of Software Development and Lead Architect at Overstock.com, will be presenting at JavaOne 2008 (May 6-9), sharing their experience with REST applied to SOA. Overstock.com, who has been a major early adopter, will also discuss about their Restlet usage in this session:
Anyone interested in Restlet and wanting to get feed-back from users with real-world experience with the technology should attend those events!
If you are also giving a talk about Restlet, do not hesitate to contact us and we will publish the news.