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Rajiv Mordani

Rajiv Mordani is a senior engineer at Sun Microsystems, working on the web technologies as an architect. Rajiv has been involved in the open source community at Apache with xerces and tomcat in the past doing implementation and also as the JAXP specification lead. He is currently the specification lead for Servlets.


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Aggregrated feed for GlasFish webtier related blogs

Posted by mode on May 21, 2008 at 11:15 PM PDT

We now have an aggregated feed for all webtier related blogs -

Forum and mailing list dedicated for webtier in GlassFish

Posted by mode on May 14, 2008 at 9:23 PM PDT

We now have a mailing list - and forum dedicated to discuss user issues for the webtier of GlassFish.

JSR 315 Needs YOU: Response to Greg's blog

Posted by mode on May 14, 2008 at 4:38 PM PDT

In my previous post I described some of the pluggability mechanism being added to the servlet 3.0 specification. One of the issues that I didn't touch upon in detail was how the annotations and web-fragments are processed and how can one override / turn off the auto scanning of annotations and web-fragments.

Servlet 3.0 pluggability

Posted by mode on May 13, 2008 at 11:08 PM PDT

In my earlier post I gave an overview of the things that are being worked upon in Servlet 3.0. This post focuses on one of the areas that the expert group has been working on - pluggability.


There are a lot of frameworks / libraries that are built on top of the servlet container.

Servlet 3.0 (JSR 315) update

Posted by mode on April 30, 2008 at 4:50 PM PDT

Update: The early draft of the specification is now available at the JCP site. Click here to get to the draft.

It's been a while since I put a post on the blog so I thought I would take this opportunity to give an update on the servlet 3.0 specification.

JSP sub-project now live

Posted by mode on October 30, 2007 at 11:52 PM PDT

Earlier in the year we had
that we would be doing a JSP sub-project to encourage re-use and contributions from external developers. Today we would like to officially announce the availability of the JSP project.

jMaki 1.0 now available

Posted by mode on September 26, 2007 at 8:42 PM PDT

Earlier in the week Greg Murray announced the 1.0 release of jMaki AJAX framework. The framework allows users to create JavaScript and CSS centric applications and also enables users to use widgets from various vendors like Google, Yahoo, DOJO to name a few using Java, PHP and Ruby.

GlassFish v2 / Java Application Platform SDK update 3 now available

Posted by mode on September 17, 2007 at 10:27 PM PDT

Today we announced the general availability of GlassFish v2 and associated products notably the Java Application Platform SDK update 3. In the previous release of the SDK we had included the SWDP bits. We are no longer doing that with this release of the SDK.

Servlet 3.0 (JSR 315 approved)

Posted by mode on July 6, 2007 at 10:30 AM PDT

Servlet 3.0 (JSR 315) was filed and approved by the JCP executive committee. See voting results here.

Unlike some of the previous releases of the specification which were just maintenance of the specification we will be revising the servlet API to use some of the modern language features.

Project Jersey

Posted by mode on June 20, 2007 at 11:37 AM PDT

Project Jersey is the open source implementation of JAX-RS: The Java API for RESTful Web Services that we started earlier this year. A very early access of the implementation is now available in source and binary form.