Leading Linux vendor Red Hat has announced that JBoss Application Server is being renamed WildFly, said to represent JBoss AS's "extremely agile, lightweight, untamed and truly free" nature. In a separate announcement the firm has also started to make the binaries for their Enterprise Application Platform available to developers under an LPGL license for free.
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JBoss Developer Framework is a central documentation resource for JBoss related technologies. The emphasis is on showing a developer how to use the whole software stack at all layers (e.g. user interface and persistence layer) in a single place. It contains Maven quickstarts, tutorials, migration documentation and other resources related to web development for the JBoss Application Server.
Red Hat has recently released JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 6, which features a cloud-ready architecture, improved management capabilities and better development tools. It can be deployed in on-premise, private, and public clouds, and is the run-time engine that drives Java applications in OpenShift, Red Hat's PaaS offering.
Seam 3.1 is the last "bundled" release from JBoss. The project continues in the form of Apache DeltaSpike (currently in incubation) an attempt to combine all individual efforts on CDI extensions.
JBoss relases Hibernate 4.1 with improvements to the Envers module that allow for finding the database revision responsible for a change in a specific audited property.
JBoss AS 7.1 has been released, becoming the first JBoss server to achieve full compliance with the Java EE 6 Full Profile, joining the other open-source servers in full compliance, including Apache Geronimo and Oracle GlassFish. Read on to find out more.
JBoss has released Byteman 2.0.0, an open source Java bytecode manipulation tool licensed under GNU LGPL 2.1. Byteman is a Java agent which helps testing, tracing, and monitoring code. It allows developers to change the operation of Java applications, either as it is loaded or during runtime.
JBoss Releases Hibernate 4.0 which comes with Multi-tenancy support, the introduction of a standard mechanism for writing Hibernate extensions, initial refactorings towards OSGI and several other cleanups.
A new worm exploiting a JBoss vulnerability that was patched in April 2010 is targeting unsecured servers and adding them to a botnet, security researchers are reporting.
Around January 2011, Memcached became the number one caching solution based on Java developer job demand. Memcached expanded beyond its LAMP roots. InfoQ caught up with Dustin Sallings, the implementer of Spymemcached the leading Java Memcached client, to get his perspective on the rise of Memcached in the Java world.
Granite Data Services released last week its Enterprise Platform for building Flex/Java EE Applications. Granite DS is an open source framework. InfoQ spoke with Frank Wolff, CEO and Co-Founder of Granite DS, about his perspectives on Rich Internet Applications.
Red Hat announced the availability of JBoss AS 7, the first JBoss platform to be EE6 Web Profile certified and with an OSGi 4.2 compliant engine. A 7.1 release, planned later this year, will add full EE6 certification.
Red Hat's JBoss division recently announced the latest release of their Business Process Management System jBPM 5.0. It includes a completely revamped API, and adds a number of key features including support for the BPMN 2.0 specification, Eclipse tooling for developers, and web-based tooling for business users. InfoQ spoke to Kris Verlaenen, jBPM project lead, to find out more about the release.
Red Hat's JBoss division have a number of updates in the pipeline for the next couple of months, including major new releases of their web application framework Seam, and JSF component library RichFaces. InfoQ spoke to Pete Muir, a Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, about what is coming, and his own move from the Seam team to the Infinispan data grid team.