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HoHoHoHo: Project Grizzly 1.7.0 released!

Posted by jfarcand on December 19, 2007 at 12:39 PM PST

Grizzly 1.7.0 is out, and this is our biggest release ever in term new functionality, new Grizzlies fans, code contributions, adoption etc.

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This release is quite impressive in terms of feedback we got from the community, and the new features we added in order to make the community happy:

  • Framework: Added out-of-the-box support for Asynchronous Read and Write for TCP, UDP and TLS
  • Framework: Added support for sharing global data among ProtocolFilter execution
  • Framework: Refactored the ProtocolParser interface based on community feedback and IIOP/Corba implementation (see Scott introduction here)
  • Framework: Improved UDP support
  • Framework: fixed several issues reported by the community
  • http: Fixed several issues reported in GlassFish v2.1...released today as well!!
  • http: Added a new API named SelectorThread.listen() to allow the WebServer to start without blocking
  • http: Added SSL/CRL support
  • http: Improved Cookie parsing performance
  • comet: added support for http pipelining
  • comet: Improved Grizzlet support
  • cometd: Fully compatible with the lastest Bayeux protocol
  • continuation: Added a very simple to use Continuation interface
  • tutorials: new tutorial on how to work with Grizzly
  • jRuby: Updated support to 1.1b
  • Bundles: Added ready to use bundles for the embedding WebServers family:http, Comet Server, Cometd Server and JRuby on Rails. Those bundles contains one jar that can be started using java -jar command or easily embedded as a single jar file

Our bear family is also growing: Jetty, Sailfin, OpenESB, GlassFish v3, DWR, ICEfaces, Jersey, RESTlet, Sun's Corba implementation, and tons of unknown users :-). This release is our biggest, thanks to the community! Congratulation to everybody that have contributed to Project Grizzly!!

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