By bytor on Feb 09, 2009
Sun GlassFish Web Space Server 10.0 has been released today [download]. It is Sun's next-generation
portal server platform. It enables businesses large and small to pull
together applications and content from a variety of Web-based and internal sources
and present them as a unified, customizable portal on Web browsers, kiosks,
and mobile devices.
It is part of a larger Portfolio of software being released today as part of the GlassFish Portfolio.
Web Space Server started out about a year ago with a partnership with Liferay Portal to join forces to develop the core portal in the Liferay community. Web Space Server is Sun's first product based on this effort and common code base. You may still run across instances of the term Project WebSynergy - this was Sun's internal codename for the project before it was released.
Standards such as JSR 168, JSR 286, JSR 170, and WSRP 2.0 provide a solid foundation on which to build a modern web 2.0 enterprise application platform, using lightweight web-oriented architectures, and powerful developer tools to create a rich ecosystem for developers, integrators, administrators, and now users to collaborate and innovate with.
A new user-oriented site webspace.dev.java.net has been established. This site will house information most useful to administrators and end users of Web Space Server, including download and documentation links, community support forums, email lists, wiki content, and other useful information.
New community builds and milestones of Web Space Server will continue to be released to deliver new features and fix bugs. This release is marked 10.0 to indicate it is a (r)evolutionary step from previous portal efforts, such as Portal Server 7.2.
The WebSyner--err--Web Space team is proud to bring you this first release, and hope you will like it as much as we do!