The GlassFish BoF on Tuesday evening of JavaOne was well attended with lots of great questions. Jim, Amy and I gave a quick overview of GlassFish, where we are today, highlights on the community and roadmap with future directions. I have posted the slides here .
As I mentioned there were lots of questions during the 50 minute BoF and luckily there were many GlassFish developers, architects...
At the GlassFish and JUG reception Wed night of JavaOne included some time to recognize contributions from members of the GlassFish community. Several awards have 2 winners because we recognized both Sun employees and non-Sun employees. View GlassFish award
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GlassFish v1, (milestone 7) has shipped! It is the first Java EE 5 compatible application server availablle to date.
Work on GlassFish v2 has already begun and promoted builds are available. Note that the build numbers were reset to 1. Many exciting features will be added to v2. See my previous blog about tenative plans for v2 and let us know what you think should be added to the next...
A TENTATIVE GlassFish roadmap was announced yesterday at JavaOne. Here is a summary of what is planned so far and additional information will be provided soon. Please use the GlassFish email@example.com mailing list to provide feedback.
GlassFish Update Release is the next releaese from the FCS branch and is primarily a bug fix release. This is an opportunity to provide additional...
Today Sun announced the FCS release of Sun Java System Application Server PE 9 included in the Java EE 5 SDK. It is the first Java EE 5 compatible application server available for download. Focused mainly on developer productivity; the full featured, high-performance, small footprint container is free for development, deployment and redistribution. The code for Application Server PE 9 is derived...
GlassFish and JUG joint reception at JavaOne is open to all. Please take some time to register for the event and you may win a prize.
Each day Vircon selects a winner and sends out a book from the following list: Beyond Java,
Java Exception Handling, Testing and Debugging,
The Java Programming Language 4th Edition,
Net Beans IDE,
Head First Java,
Wicked cool Java,
Effective enterprise Java,...
GlassFish.next which cooresponds to SJSAS 9.1 is under development and promoted builds are now available. Many bug fixes have gone into this and new functionality such as a JDBCRealm.
We're finishing up testing on the FCS branch and should have a final release of
GlassFish soon. B48 is the latest FCS candidate.
GlassFish is nearing it's first FCS (final and stable) release. At the same time, development continues on the GlassFish.next release. Builds for both releases are available so here is some info to help you figure out which one should you download.
Currently promoted builds from the FCS branch are the only promoted builds avialble and those are announced as they happen. Since these builds...
The latest versions of the docs for the GlassFish server are now available now in pdf format. They are very close to final state and we would love to get your feedback. Please send any comments to firstname.lastname@example.org