Archive from November 2022
The Representational State Transfer or RESTful architecture is a stateless, HTTP based communication standard for modern applications. It was originally proposed by Dr. Roy Fielding in hisPhD thesis. It has, over the years, become the default, programming language-agnostic means of enabling machine-to-machine communication. An application written in the Django framework in Python can have REST resources that are consumed by another application written in Java with Jakarta EE. Similarly, a Jakarta EE application can create resources that can be consumed by a C# application.
Low on time and want to know what an 'application server' really is?
We offer our explanation. This video covers the difference between application servers and web servers, what an application server can do to make your life as a developer easier, and more, all in less time than your average pop song!
This is a high-level view that might be helpful to pass on to managers and procurement teams who aren't sure what an application server is.
The November 2022 Payara Platform release is here and ALL versions are getting a new release!
Payara Platform Community 6.2022.1 is the first stable release of the Payara 6 Community stream. This is certified against the Jakarta EE 10 Platform, Web Profile, and Core Profile. Payara 6 will now be the updated, current version of Payara Platform Community.
Payara Platform Enterprise 5.45.0 is also out, containing 5 bug fixes, 1 security fix and 2 improvements.
Payara Platform Community 5.2022.4 has been released today as the penultimate Payara 5 Community release, and there is also a release of Payara Platform 4 for Enterprise customers.
All releases contain an important fix for a 0-day vulnerability.
Read more details below!