Announcing the release of Java Application Platform SDK Update 3 Preview
As the tech lead for the project, I am happy to announce the availability of the new version, Update 3 Preview, of the Java
Application Platform SDK. This version
includes the following enhancements:
Sun Java System Application Server 9.1 Beta: Sun
Java System Application Server has been upgraded from version 9.0 UR1
Patch 1 to 9.1 Beta. This version includes support for clustering,
HTTP/EJB session persistence using in-memory replication, Web services
interoperability technology (WSIT), and Java Business Integration (JBI) support. Other changes include a redesign of the administration tool and an automated update mechanism.
Sun Web Developer Pack Release 1: Sun Web Developer Pack helps you to leverage emerging web technologies and techniques to create interactive and dynamic web applications for the enterprise. This toolkit is a collection of technologies for Ajax, scripting and REST-based services development supported by a NetBeans plugin that simplifies the design and development of rich Internet applications.
Open ESB 2.0 Beta: Open ESB has been updated
from the earlier 1.0 version to 2.0 Beta. This version significantly
enhances composite application development through a JBI-based
integration platform fully integrated with the application server.
Support has been added for clustering and XA resource recovery. JBI
components included in this release are: Service Engines for BPEL, Java
EE, XSLT, Intelligent Event Processing, and SQL; and Binding Components
for File, FTP, HTTP, JDBC, JMS, SMTP, and WebSphere MQ protocols.
Portlet Container 1.0: The Portlet Container
has been updated from the earlier 1.0 beta version to 1.0 FCS.
Sun Java System Access Manager 7.1: Sun Java
System Access Manager has been updated from the earlier 7.1 beta
version to 7.1 FCS. Read Securing Communications in Web Services: A Tutorial.
The Java EE Tools bundle was also refreshed to take advantage of the updated SDK Update 3 contents. This bundle contains the NetBeans IDE 5.5.1 Beta with the Enterprise Pack along-with the Java Application Platform SDK contents.