JSR 314,JSF 2.0,isNow in Final Vote.To celebrate that, here is a pass through JSF 2.0 news:•From Ed, theSlides and Feedbackon his recentOnline Webinar (sorry, couldn't find the time to announce it).•From Jim,Redirecting from an Ajax RequestandAjax Events and Errors•From David Geary,Part Iof an in-depth review of JSF 2.0.Additional related entries are taggedJSForJSF2.
I just posted the Apr'09 report onGlassFish Adoption.All indicators are positive but a bit down from March 09;most of the drop seemsseasonal (spring break) but there might be some impact from theIBM rumorand theOracle announcement.Thefull reportincludes the usual download data for run-time bundles,tools(+run-time) bundles(second month for theEclipse Bundle)and a comparison with JBoss downloads.I also report on data from theGeoMap,Registration and Update Center.
A call fromMingandShinyato contribute to the Community Translation project forGlassFish v3.The translation is done using theCommunity Translation Interface,so contribute to one of the existing translations(zh_CN, zh_TW, fr, de, ja_JP, ko_KR, es - as of writing this note),or start one for yourfavorite language.
The Proposed Final Draft for Servlet 3.0 is now available from the officialJSR 315 page.This is the version that will be implemented (\*) inGlassFish v3 EA(aka as theJavaOne release).And, on the same topic,Shing Wai has a note explaininghow web-fragment.xml works.This new feature is intended to provide pluggability of library jars.(\*) modulo bugs and (according to Rajiv) file upload.
The new (not yet published)Servlet 3.0 PFD also includesan expanded set of Security Annotations, to expand the existing annotations like@DeclareRoles and @RunAswith@DenyAll,@PermitAll,@RolesAllowedand@TransportProtected.Check Shing WaiShing Wai's writeupfor details.I'll post when the actual Servlet 3.0 PFD document is available.
I track theGlassFish Adoption Trendsso when I noticed a drop last month I assumed it wasrelated to theIBM Rumorand theOracle Announcement.But the drop became a dip(Google,archive;Indeed,archive)and, on more careful inspection this seems to be aseasonal effect, probablyEaster.The preliminary download numbers for the month show similar data,a bit less than the record-breaking March but strong general growth.Finally,on the sales side,Slide 5 in theQ3FY09 Resultsshows 101% Y/Y...
Thanks to Arun, Alexis and Pat, we have now crossed 50 entries in ourAdoption Stories:•ADP - Payroll, Time Management and more on GlassFish.•Webzzle -GlassFish mixing WikiPedia and Google together.•Xerox Global Services - French group switching from Tomcat to GlassFish.•Verizon - A very large (more than 40M!) OpenSSO deployment.We are always interested in your adoption stories;contact us at stories at sun dot com.
TheServlet 3.0 Expert Group hasdelivered its Proposed Final Draft to the JCP and it should be available later this week.In the meantime Rajiv has provided a brief update on theLatest Set of Changes.And, if you are attending JavaOne, check outTS-3790 presented by Jan, Greg and Rajiv;also see theFull Catalog...and don't forget theUnconferenceand Party.
Today is the 5th anniversary of thePat's first post at BSCand I want to thank everybody that made that happen.BSC has given us a tool that we have used (and abused) to communicate directly with many audiences,internal and external.In the case ofGlassFish,we started using BSC extensivelyback inlate 2005and things quicklystarted improving.TheAquarium in particular has been a heavy user of BSC:we have 2741 entries and are translated into 8 editions!Other bloggers are also...