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  • Apache Wicket 7.2.0 Released

    The Apache Wicket PMC has released Apache Wicket 7.2.0. This release is a minor release, but does contain new features. To learn more about this release and the state of Apache Wicket, InfoQ interviewed Apache Wicket PMC member Martijn Dashorst.

  • Vaadin 7 Arrives with GWT as an Integrated Component

    Vaadin has released version 7 of its Java-based web application framework. The Vaadin 7 platform is the framework's first major update since 2009.

  • Community-Driven Research: Top 20 Web Frameworks for the JVM

    InfoQ's research initiative continues with an 10th question: "Top 20 Web Frameworks for the JVM". This is a new service we hope will provide you with up-to-date & bias-free community-based insight into trends & behaviors that affect enterprise software development. Unlike traditional vendor/analyst-based research, our research is based on answers provided by YOU.

  • Apache Wicket 6 Released With Integrated jQuery Support

    The Apache Wicket project has released version 6 of its open source, component oriented Java web application framework, with built-in support for jQuery , improved JavaScript event binding, easier OSGI bundling and experimental support for WebSockets.

  • JBoss Developer Framework: A Documentation Hub For JBoss Technologies

    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.

  • Apache Wicket 1.5 Released

    The Apache Wicket project has released version 1.5 of its open source, component oriented Java web application framework, with new HTML 5 components, and Improvements to the message/event model.

  • Apache Wicket 1.4 Released

    The Apache Wicket project has released version 1.4 of its open source, component oriented Java web application framework. This is their first release that requires Java 5 and above which allows for the use of Java 5 idioms like the generics which increase type safety of the APIs

  • ModuleFusion 1.0.2 Released: Enterprise OSGi Distribution

    ModuleFusion 1.0.2, an OSGi service stack designed for enterprise applications, was released. The distribution includes frameworks such as Google Guice, Hibernate, and Jetty, packaged as bundles.

  • Apache Wicket 1.3.1 Release Supports Transparent Clustering

    The Wicket team has announced Wicket 1.3.1, the first maintenance release of Wicket 1.3. 1.3.1 adds transparent clustering support out-of-the-box.

  • Raible Revisits Comparing Web Frameworks

    This past week Matt Raible gave a presentation at ApacheCon comparing Java Web Frameworks. This is a follow up to a presentation he gave a few years ago. It is interesting to note the changes in the frameworks being evaluated.

  • A Wicket User Revisits JSF

    Peter Thomas recently took a second look at JSF after developing most recently with Wicket. Thomas uses the creation of a simple discussion forum for his comparison showing various portions of each implementation side by side including web.xml, dependencies, and business/presentation components.

  • Wicket support on Terracotta nears completion

    The Wicket and Terracotta teams have Wicket up and running on Open Terracotta. Support is still not complete, but most of the examples that ship with Wicket now run without any problems. As soon as they have all the kinks out, Terracotta will put the configuration into a Terracotta config module.

  • Wicket compared with Spring WebFlow

    Peter Thomas has written a detailed article about his impressions of moving a Spring MVC application to Wicket. He took a few screens from JTrac and ported them to Wicket and ended up very pleased with what Wicket had to offer.

  • ONJava reviews Wicket

    ONJava has a review of Wicket. He concludes that Wicket is a good contender if you're looking for a component-oriented web application framework.

  • Reasons to choose Wicket over JSF and Spring MVC

    A recent post to the Wicket mailing list details some reasons to choose Wicket over Spring MVC or JSF. Wicket is a component based web application framework.