Seam 2.1.0 Beta 1 Released

The JBoss Seam team have released the first beta of Seam verson 2.1.0. Issues due to be fixed in the coming versions of the software, before 2.1.0 is released, can be found in the product RoadMap.

The Seam team describe Seam as

“a powerful open source development platform for building rich Internet applications in Java. Seam integrates technologies such as Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX), JavaServer Faces (JSF), Java Persistence (JPA), Enterprise Java Beans (EJB 3.0) and Business Process Management (BPM) into a unified full-stack solution, complete with sophisticated tooling.”

This version of Seam contains many new features including:

  • Wicket Support
  • Identity and permissions management
  • Excel and CSV report creation from Facelets tags
  • URL Rewriting
  • REST API support (JSR 311)

The full list of bug fixes and feature enhancements in this version can be found in the release notes. The software can be downloaded from SourceForge.