JSPWiki and GlassFish

Servlets and JavaServer Pages are nothing new, but they are still important components for building web applications. Since they are part of Java EE, applications built with them are completely portable across Java EE containers. JSPWiki is the latest example that I ran across.

JSPWiki is a WikiWiki engine built around servlets and JSPs. It uses AS8.1 for the development. Just out of curiosity, I downloaded a version and installed it with GlassFish, and it just worked!

The intallation cannot be any simpler. After I unzipped the downloaded files, I copied JSPWiki.war to GlassFish's autodeploy directory. I then used the URL http://localhost:8080/JSPWiki/install.jsp to set up the initial configurations (specfying the base Wiki URL, file storage and log files etc.). After I restarted GlassFish, the Wiki page (I used the default http://localhost:8080/JSPWiki) was ready for use. I was able to create and edit pages with links.

JSPWiki is an active open source project and people are busy adding plugins, filters and other functionalities. One feature I like is its simplicity: plain files are used for storage, though there other PageProvider (such as one using mySQL) that are contributed.

I'll play with it more and blog more about it later.

Comments:

I tried to install the wiki in glassfish. It's cool and very simple. However, in your post is small typo. Install page has url http://localhost:8080/JSPWiki/Install.jsp for v2.2.33.

Posted by pblaha on December 21, 2005 at 01:34 AM PST #

Post a Comment:
Comments are closed for this entry.
About

kchung

Search

Top Tags
Categories
Archives
« April 2014
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
   
       
Today
Bookmarks