When project GlassFish was introduced in early summer, the webtier group had web pages up helping users learn about the technologies in the webtier and how to find their way through the code. Today another group, callflow , is online too.
Many people have said that getting to the details of the GlassFish project was confusing or unintuitive. The error messages left users not knowing what to do next. Well, we listened to the feedback and we got rid of the click-through requirmement to accept the CDDL license before viewing the code or some of the project pages.
It 's been a couple of years since I've felt this kind of excitement at JavaOne. Wow what a great response to the announcement the Sun is open sourcing it's application server. Jim Driscoll, Amy Roh and I presented at the GlassFish BOF Monday evening to a standing room only crowd. Here are some highlights of that presentation.
GlassFish has it's first external commitor, Jacob Hookom! Wait, how is that possible? It's only been a couple of weeks.
The GlassFish Project is a gathering place for developers who wish to participate in the community development of the latest version of the Javaâ„¢ 2, Enterprise Edition (J2EEâ„¢) SDK. Developers can participate in the development process where community members can review source code, submit improvements, and join in technical discussions.