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The Web is taking multiple shapes with the Mobile Web, Cloud Computing and RIA being hot topics recently. If you follow this blog frequently, you are certainly aware that the Restlet Framework, the first RESTful web API framework for Java developers, is available in five consistent editions since version 2.0 M4. Each edition targets a […]

- December 17, 2009
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The Restlet community is so diverse that it is difficult to cover all related projects and products. Sometimes, it is easier to identify trends and connections. Like for most sectors of the software industry, the Web is exerting a lot of attraction on Content Management Systems (CMS), including Enterprise Content Management  (ECM) and Document Management […]

- December 10, 2009
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With the release of Restlet 2.0 M6, we are getting close to a feature freeze. This will happen with the next release, Restlet 2.0 RC1, due for the end of the year. In addition, we are also continuing the support of Restlet 1.1 with the release of version 1.1.7, fixing 11 bugs and adding the […]

- November 20, 2009
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Since the announce of the book last August, we worked hard to write the first chapters, enhance their quality with our development editors and improve the table of contents. In parallel, the Restlet Framework has been quickly moving forward, with Restlet 2.0 M5 released in September and a first release candidate scheduled for the end […]

- November 05, 2009
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After a successful collaboration in February with Microsoft, we continued to explore the interoperability opportunities between Microsoft and Java technologies, leveraging REST and Restlet. Today, we are happy to announce the result of several months of hard work: a new interoperability bridge between Java and ADO.NET Data Services! Microsoft’s strategy In order to understand how […]

- September 28, 2009
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We have just reached a new milestone on our exciting Restlet 2.0 roadmap! Our main focus was stability and refactoring after the major goals achieved in Restlet 2.0 M4, for example with the automated editions support and some deep API changes. Summary of the main changes About 20 bugs were fixed, including a long standing […]

- September 28, 2009
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We are very happy to announce that we have agreed with Manning to publish a “Restlet in Action” book that will cover in depth the upcoming 2.0 version of the Restlet Framework. Our goal is to have the book published in fall 2010. However, you will not have to wait so long to start reading […]

- August 24, 2009
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After Restlet 1.2 M2 and 2.0 M3 releases that introduced major API changes for resources and security, we wanted to focus this new milestone on stability and on the automated support of Restlet editions. Here is a summary of the main changes : The packaging has been reworked to provide separate distributions for each edition […]

- August 06, 2009
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We have just released Restlet 2.0 M3, replacing Restlet 1.2 M2 as our current “testing” release (following Debian terminology). We have also updated our “stable” branch with a 1.1.5 release. Looking at the amount of new features that we added so far since Restlet 1.1 (with some more coming), the amount of refactoring and reorganization […]

- May 27, 2009
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Our vision is that the Web is becoming ubiquitous and that REST API, as the architecture style of the Web, helps you leverage all HTTP features. Restlet, our open source REST framework for API design, is already available on regular computers based on Java SE/EE, in Web browsers with our GWT edition and even in […]

- May 06, 2009
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