Wednesday Feb 08, 2012

Grizzly now with AHC-powered WebSocket client

With the recent release of Async HTTP Client (AHC) 1.7.0, Ryan has details on how this impacts Grizzly to essentially provide support for WebSocket clients.

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Ryan covers the new grizzly-http-client Maven artifact for AHC and introduces UpgradeHandler, WebSocketListener, WebSocket interfaces for WebSocket support with a short but complete working sample.

With this release, Grizzly now provides support for both sides of the WebSocket wire. Both GlassFish 3.1.2 and of course 4.0 will offer support for the final version of server-side WebSocket. if you're eager to use the technology in your application, then you should try out recent builds of 3.1.2 and let us know how things work for you.

Friday Sep 16, 2011

Jersey 1.9.1 & Grizzly Async (HTTP) Client integration

With the release of Jersey 1.9.1, "conference-driven development" (CDD) is not an empty word. In his blog post Martin shares the Jersey-based JavaOne OAuth Hands-on Lab requirements that lead to this release while the full release notes are here.

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Meanwhile, Grizzly 2.x is making good progress and the latest trunk includes integration of Jean-Fran├žois' Async HTTP Client Library (AHC). Ryan, from the Grizzly team, details the status of the ongoing work on his blog, including plans for a Grizzly bundle that includes the HTTP Codec library (grizzly-http), the AHC library and its Grizzly provider. This should all be out in stable form by Grizzly 2.2.