Restlet Engine Reaches 1.0

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2007-04-13 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Noelios Consulting releases Version 1.0 of its Restlet Engine for building RESTful Java applications.

Noelios Consulting has announced Version 1.0 of its Noelios Restlet Engine, the reference implementation of the Restlet API 1.0. The Restlet open-source project was launched at the end of 2005 as a Representational State Transfer, or REST, framework for Java. Jerome Louvel, founder and consultant with Noelios, is the creator of the Restlet engine.
Click here to read more about the Restlet open-source project delivering Java support for REST.
Several applications have been deployed in production using the Restlet Engine, including Overstock.com, as well as supporting technology for software architecture classes covering the REST architecture style at the University of California Irvine and the INSA (Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, or translated as Frances National Institute of Applied Sciences) Rouen engineering school. The open-source Restlet Engine NRE is a stand-alone Web platform delivered through a set of pluggable extensions. The engine can integrate with technologies such as the Spring Framework and Servlet containers like Apache Tomcat, Louvel said. To read a Q&A with Louvel, click here.
Noelios will provide professional support and consulting services around Restlet and related technologies, including Java, XML and REST. The goal of the framework is to provide a reusable and extendable set of classes and interfaces that will serve as a foundation for developers to build their own applications more efficiently, Louvel said. He said he created NRE because there was no Java framework available to help developers easily build so-called RESTful applications. Noelios is based in Levallois Perret, France. Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest news, reviews and analysis in programming environments and developer tools.
 
 
 
 
Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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