1/4/2008

Apache Wicket 1.3 set for Java Web development

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 8:11 am

Looking to make Web development easier for Java developers, the Apache Software Foundation began offering this week Apache Wicket 1.3, an open source component-based Web framework.

Formerly housed at SourceForge, the Wicket project moved over to Apache last year; version 1.3 is the first release bearing the Apache nameplate, said Martijn Dashorst, chairman of the project and a senior software developer at Web application development firm Topicus. Enhancements have been made in areas such as AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) and portal support.

“The purpose [of Apache Wicket] is to make development for Java developers simple as a possible,” Dashorst said. “We use a component model for that.”

Developers can create components with plain old Java and HTML, Dashorst said. Apache Wicket 1.3 is downloadable here.

 

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