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Arjan Tijms
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Draft list of changes in Servlet 4.0
The proposed final draft (PDF) of the Servlet 4.0 spec has just been made available at GitHub . The major new feature is HTTP/2 support and specifically the push support that comes with it. Java EE already has support for push via WebSockets (including WebS...

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JSF 2.3 released!
After a long and at times intense spec and development process the JSF 2.3 EG is proud to announce that today we've released JSF 2.3 . JSF (JavaServer Faces), is a component based MVC framework that's part of Java EE. JSF 2.3 in particular is part of Java E...

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The state of portable authentication in Java EE, end 2016 update
In the beginning and middle of this year we looked at how well modern Java EE servers supported portable authentication (JASPIC) in Java EE. As the end of 2016 approaches we take a third look to see how things are progressing. Since our last time new versio...

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Custom authorization rules on IBM Liberty
Last month we presented a way how a Java EE application can provide custom rules for authorization . The code shown in that article was developed and tested using Payara . We're now going to look at how the code can be used on some other servers, starting w...

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Simplified custom authorization rules in Java EE
In a previous article we looked at implementing a Java EE authorization module using the JACC specification. This module implemented the default authorization rules as specified by the JACC-, Servlet- and EJB specifications. In this article we go beyond tha...

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The state of portable authentication in Java EE, mid 2016 update
In the beginning of this year and two months prior to that we looked at how well modern Java EE servers supported portable authentication (JASPIC) in Java EE. In this article we look at the current state of the union. Originally the situation didn't looked ...

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Java EE's mysterious message policy
Users of Java EE authentication (JASPIC) may have noticed that the initialize method of a SAM takes two parameters of type MessagePolicy . But what are these parameters used for? In this article we'll take a somewhat deeper look. In practice, the overwhelmi...

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Servlet 4.0's mapping API previewed in Tomcat 9.0 m4
Without doubt one of the most important Servlet implementations is done by Tomcat. Tomcat serves, or has served, as the base for Servlet functionality in a number of Java EE application servers and is one of the most frequently used standalone Servlet conta...

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Java EE 7 server Liberty 9 beta 2016.1 tested for JASPIC support
IBM recently released the latest monthly beta of their modern and light weight Java EE 7 server; Liberty 9 beta 2016.1 . Previous beta releases of Liberty 9 already performed quite well when it came to Java EE's portable authentication (JASPIC), but weren't...

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Latest versions Payara and WildFly improve Java EE 7 authentication compliance
Two months ago we looked at the state of portable authentication for GlassFish, Payara, JBoss/WildFly, WebLogic and Liberty in Java EE 7. With the exception of WebLogic 12.2.1, most servers performed pretty well, but there were still a number of bugs presen...
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