Eclipse Jetty Changes

Release History

Version Date Description
3.9.0 2015-10-11  
3.8.0 2014-07-13  
3.7.0 2014-05-03  
3.6.0 2013-09-14  
3.5.0 2012-12-07  
3.4.0-beta-1 2011-06-01  
3.4.0-alpha-2 2009-03-06  
3.4.0-alpha-1 2009-02-23 Initial release

Release 3.9.0 – 2015-10-11

Type Changes By
Fix MalformedURLException when loading temp config file in Windows. Fixes 5. derkoe
Fix Changes in Jetty version not read after next launch. Fixes 8. thred
Fix Avoid verification of DTDs via Internet. Fixes 13. thred
Fix Problem when M2Eclipse is not installed. Fixes 16. thred
Add Support for Jetty 9.3 Fixes 15. derkoe
Add Added sample projects for testing different features in Jetty versions.

Release 3.8.0 – 2014-07-13

Type Changes By
Fix The certificate should be issued for localhost instead of EclipseJettyPlugin Fixes 4. thred
Fix Support for Jetty 9.1.x and 9.2.x Fixes 1. derkoe
Fix Now WebApp without web.xml can be used (Jetty 9 recommended). Fixes 15. thred

Release 3.7.0 – 2014-05-03

Type Changes By
Fix Fixed relative path extraction for webapp path and context file location. Fixes 17. ckoeberl
Add Added selection dialog, if multiple Web App directories were found. thred
Add Added option for graceful shutdown. thred
Fix Fixed some minor UI glitches (table not scaling, max width,...). Beautified it a here and there. If it isn't the best launcher, it should be the best looking one ;) thred
Add Added local server URLs to simplify the main tab. thred
Add Added a filter for dependencies. thred
Add Added server and client cache options. thred
Add Added tool tips for all options. thred
Add Added Run As... and Debug As... option. thred
Add Added web defaults option. thred
Fix Updated advanced configuration tab layout. thred
Add Added acceptor and thread pool limits. thred
Fix Unified file and folder access code. thred
Fix DEV: Fixed package building task. thred
Fix Fixed the sitemap and added a favicon. thred
Add Added the info command to the console, that shows the launch info. thred
Add Added the restart command to the console. thred
Add Added the stop command to console, to stop the server gracefully. thred
Add Added the open command to console, to open a browser. thred
Add Added the dump command to console, to dump the state of Jetty. thred
Add Added the exit command to console. thred
Add Added the echo command, just for fun. thred
Add Added the help command. thred
Add Added the mbean command, to access mbeans. thred
Add Added the memory command, to show memory statistics and perform a garbage collection. thred
Add Added the prop command, to show and modify system properties. thred
Add Added the thread command, to show thread statistics. thred
Add Moved context table to options tab to simplify main tab. thred
Add Moved dependencies table to separate tab to make room for connection limit option. thred
Add Added connection limit option. thred
Add Added scan button for WebApp Directory. thred
Add Added automatic detection of WebApp Directory. thred
Add Added console feature. Now you can talk to your Jetty via the Eclipse Console and do things like: stopping the server gracefully, dumping the state, change properties and much more. If you like give it a snack. thred

Release 3.6.0 – 2013-09-14

Type Changes By
Add Enabled JMX Support option thred
Fix Eclipse 3.3 and 3.4 weren't even supported since some time. Reenabled 3.4 at least (3.3 misses some basic UI functions). Updated dependency definitions accordingly. thred
Add Added "Open..." link for Jetty configs thred
Fix Fixed external Jetty configs - but dropped support for Eclipse 3.2 (sorry, but's time to grade up!) thred
Fix Fixed support for Jetty 9 thred
Add Added basic HTTPs support thred
Add Added visual sugar thred
Fix Added direct m2e support for correct Maven scopes Fixes 7. thred
Embedded Jetty is now version 8 thred

Release 3.5.0 – 2012-12-07

Type Changes By
Add Added some more docs ckoeberl
Add Added Jetty context file handling thred
Add Support for Jetty 9 added. thred
Add Added table for exlcludes/includes - no regex anymore thred
Add Added Jetty provided by plugin. thred
Add Support for Jetty 8 added. thred
Remove Support for Jetty 5 dropped. thred
Fix Fixed Jetty version autodetection. thred
Add Jetty home can now be set via a variable. thred
Add Support for m2e-plugin: you can configure the scopes included in classpath (defaults to compile and runtime). thred
Add Webapp libraries are now loaded via Jetty classloader mechanism and not globally set as classpath (can be triggered optionally). thred
Add Classpath for webapp is now set via file - no problems with too long command line in Windows anymore :) thred
New logo with a shiny glow. thred
Refactored and beautified UI thred

Release 3.4.0-beta-1 – 2011-06-01

Type Changes By
Add Jetty 7 compatability. ckoeberl
Add Enable JSP Support: JSP support and version can be selected in the run configuration. thred
Add Excluded libraries can now be edited - default value is ".*servlet-api.*, .*selenium-server.*standalone\.jar" thred

Release 3.4.0-alpha-2 – 2009-03-06

Type Changes By
Update Jetty 5 and 6 compatability. ckoeberl

Release 3.4.0-alpha-1 – 2009-02-23

No changes in this release.