Jetty @ Eclipse

Greg Wilkins (Intalio Inc.), Jan Bartel (Intalio Inc.), Jeff McAffer

Eclipse Platform - Runtime · Bof
Tuesday, 19:30, 1 hour and 15 minutes | Room 212


The Jetty web server project has been proposed as an eclipse project. This BOF will be an opportunity for the jetty team to connect with the eclipse community. The BOF would be an informal discussion with the project team describing plans and progress for the move of the project to org.eclipse. It would also give the community an opportunity to contribute ideas, requirements and potentially to join the team.
Greg is the lead developer of the Jetty open source servlet server and the Dojox cometd project. He is a member of the experts group for the servlet specification from the Java Community Process and has been a leading advocate of asynchronous techniques for web applications. Greg has contributed to Dojo, Geronimo, Wadi, JBoss, activemq, DWR and other open source project. Born in Sydney in 1964, Greg graduated from Sydney University with an honours degree in Computer Science in 1986. Since then he has worked as developer, designer, team leader and architect on varied problem domains including telecoms and WWW. Greg is the founder of Mort Bay Consulting and the CTO of Webtide. Greg has spoken at The Rich Web Experience (2007), The Ajax Experience (2006-2008), Ajax World (San Jose 2006) and JavaOne (2003-2008).

Jan Bartel is the Chief Engineer and one of the co-founders of Webtide, and Mort Bay Consulting. She has extensive industry experience as a team leader and consultant, working with java, J2EE, and other key related technologies. She is a contributor and committer to a number of open source projects in addition to Jetty, of which she is one of the project leaders. During her 20 year career, she has delivered both client-side and server-side applications in industry sectors as diverse as online services, telecommunications, and banking and finance. Jan received her B.A and M.A (Pass) degrees in Computer Science from Sydney University, Australia.

Jeff McAffer leads the Eclipse Equinox OSGi, RCP and Orbit teams and is co-founder and CTO of EclipseSource. He is one of the architects of the Eclipse Platform and a co-author of The Eclipse Rich Client Platform and Equinox and OSGi - The power behind Eclipse (Addison-Wesley). Jeff co-leads the Eclipse RT PMC and is a member of the Eclipse Project PMC, the Tools Project PMC, the Eclipse Architecture Council and the Eclipse Foundation Board of Directors. Jeff is currently interested all aspects of Eclipse componentry from designing, developing and building bundles to deploying, installing and ultimately running them. Previous lives include being a Senior Technical Staff Member at IBM, work in distributed/parallel OO computing (Server Smalltalk, massively parallel Smalltalk, etc) as well as expert systems, meta-level architectures and a PhD at the University of Tokyo.

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