Blog - posts for October 2008

Oct 09 2008

JOnAS 5.1.0 M1 Available


 A new Milestone of the development branch JOnAS 5.1 is available: JOnAS 5.1.0 M1.

This release is available on the">download page or with a">JNLP installer.

JOnAS 5.1.0M1 is distributed as a set of OSGiTM bundles that are deployed on top of the">Apache Felix gateway.
Some information can be found on the">New and noteworthy and the">Getting Started.


New features:

  • Deployment Plans

  • Service on demand

    • New mechanism allowing applications (aka Java EE archives) to describe wich plan they need in order to run.
    • JOnAS services (like web, ejb, ...) can be required for an application (each have a plan)
      • The associated deployment plan (see above) will be used and described resources will be installed on JOnAS
      • Required service is then started
    • Required plans are declared in the META-INF/MANIFEST.MF of the Java EE archives
      • Attribute's name: Require-JOnAS-Services
    • For example jonasAdmin.war requires the 'admin-tools' plan to be installed and started before deployment

Manifest-Version: 1.0
Archiver-Version: Plexus Archiver
Created-By: Apache Maven
Require-JOnAS-Services: admin-tools
  • JAX-WS 2.0

    • Initial support of @WebServiceRef based injection
      • Works for web applications
  • Flex Administration Console

  • In order to test the new Flex based domain management:


Update of the documentation.

Bug fixes.

Best Regards,

JOnAS Team

Oct 07 2008

JOnAS 5.0.5 Available

Hi JOnAS Enthusiasts !

 We're very pleased to announce the availability of the 5.0.5 JOnAS release.

 If you want to see more about JOnAS 5.0.5 Release Candidate take a look at the New and noteworthy and check out the Getting Started (for JOnAS/OSGi).

 Packages are downloadables from OW2 forge.

 your welcome for providing us some feedback through the mailing lists, fill the bug tracker with any issue you may find.

 Enjoy, and stay tunned for future announcements.

 Landry Stephane Zeng Eyindanga.