Milestone 7 is the final build for GlassFish v1. This is very exciting as it is the first major release of GlassFish. Contributions from the community include patches, documentation updates, ports, blogs and testing. There has been tremendous amount of support considering we announced GlassFish less than one year ago.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
Below, I've listed just a few of the GlassFish related activities at JavaOne. Note the time change for the GlasFish reception.
The GlassFish BoF (BOF-0251) is Tuesday evening at 8:30. We'll talk about where we are today, some of the new things we're planning for GlassFish in the coming months and a highlevel roadmap of upcoming releases. Learn how you can participate in GlassFish.next and GlassFish.next.next. Join us in discussing some of the features we're thinking about and give us feedback.
I wanted to try and clear up some misunderstandings about exactly what license applies to the binary distributions of GlassFish.
The majority of the GlassFish code is available under the Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL) v1.0 and that applies to source code as well as the binary format.