Friday Jul 18, 2008

New GlassFish Mailing List: Architectural Discussions

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Bill has announced the creation of a New Arch Mailing List for GlassFish. Quoting Bill:

The purpose of this mailing list is to discuss architectural issues for GlassFish. You might ask "what is software architecture? ...

The software architecture of a program or computing system is the structure or structures of the system, which comprise software components, the externally visible properties of those components, and the relationships between them.

This is a very important step for GlassFish. Architectural discussions were the last set of engineering discussions happening inside Sun; if you think you can contribute your expertise, please consider participating.

Wednesday Jul 16, 2008

Calls for Feedback on GlassFish v3 Design Documents

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We now have one-pagers for all the main features in GlassFish Server v3. Check them out and consider providing feedback through these mail threads:

• Anissa on Admin Console
• Hong on Deployment
• Rajeshwar on REST interface
• Prashanth on Monitoring
• Sreeni on Pluggability
• Sahoo on OSGi
• Byron on Embeddability

Wednesday Feb 15, 2006

More on the improved JAX-WS implementation

The Shuttle Endeavour Launching in 2001

Kohsuke recently started writing about the new Improved JAX-WS implementation and now Paul is going into some Details on JAX-WS Performance. He describes the use of Japex, the new XMLStreamBuffer and XMLStreamReader, and more. He also promises more details in future blogs.

I think the new implementation will rock (or rocket?); this would be a great time for new members to join; start by using the artifacts (beta soon!), report bugs and rfes, and eventually become contributors.

(Photo by Chad Miller)