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:: Mar 18, 2009 .::. 1.1.0-RC1 Available


A new Release Candidate of the development branch (1.1.0-RC1) of the OW2 EasyBeans product (EJB 3 container) has been released.

This version is included in the Java EE 5 certified version of OW2 JOnAS 5.1 M5 Application server.

EasyBeans can be embedded in JOnAS application server, Apache Tomcat application server, Jetty application server, on an OSGi gateway (by using EasyBeans OSGi bundles) or run in standalone mode.

EasyBeans is bundled with either Hibernate Entity Manager, Apache OpenJPA, TopLink Essentials or EclipseLink as persistence provider.

The 1.1.0-RC1 release is provided with the latest versions of each Persistence Manager, including Hibernate (Core 3.3.1GA/Manager 3.4.0 GA), OpenJPA 1.2.0, EclipseLink 1.0.1, TopLink Essentials 2.1-60f

Here are the guides:
Getting started with JOnAS 4.x (tested with 4.7.8, 4.8.6, 4.9.2 and 4.10.3)
Getting started with Tomcat 5.5.x and 6.0.x (tested with 5.5.27 and 6.0.18)
Getting started with Jetty 6.1.x (tested with 6.1.15)
Getting started with the EasyBeans OSGi bundles

Note: EasyBeans is already bundled in the OW2 JOnAS 5.0 application server.
EasyBeans is also working in standalone mode (Uberjar packages are available)

The documentation is available on the EasyBeans documentation website. (HTML or PDF)

The Release Notes are available online at : http://www.easybeans.net/xwiki/bin/view/News/Release1_1_0_RC1


A new EasyBeans version is out and is available in the Downloads section or in the OW2 maven repository or any maven mirror.

Download the version Now !


There is no configuration step between 1.1.0-M1/M2/M3 and 1.1.0-RC1 version

Mailing list

Stay tuned on EasyBeans with the easybeans-announce mailing list : http://mail.ow2.org/wws/subrequest/easybeans-announce

Release Notes:

  • (EZB-345)
    • Flag generated methods with JAXB @XmlTransient annotation
    • (EZB-347)
    • EasyBeans should ignore final methods in super classes
    • (EZB-348)
    • JAXB throws IllegalAnnotationExceptions for @WebService annotated
    bean without wsdlLocation
  • (EZB-350)
    • EasyBeans bytecode is not compliant with IBM JDK
    • (EZB-351)
    • Unbind of JNDI references of an EJB3 component not performed with the
    component class loader.
  • (EZB-352)
    • Method Annotations and parameter annotations are inconsistent
    • (EZB-353)
    • @WebMethod methods may not be intercepted
    • (EZB-354)
    • Lifecycle/business methods shouldn't be available through webservice
    interfaces if no @WebMethod annotation is present

  • (BUNDLE-5)
    • Create bundles for the deployment plan system
  • (BUNDLE-6)
    • Bundle-Import and Export wrong (ow2-bundles-externals-commons-logging)
    • (EZB-344)
    • Use mappedName attribute if specified as destination for MDB
    • (EZB-346)
    • Add a keepRunning mode for Carol component
    • (EZB-349)
    • Allow to set properties for a given port-component-ref of a
  • (UTIL-40)
    • Add support of wsdl-location in @WebServiceClient
    • (UTIL-42) -
    XMLConfig should handle java.util.Properties object
  • (UTIL-43) - Handle javax.xml.ws.security.auth.username/password properties for service-ref
New Feature
  • (UTIL-11)
    • Add infrastructure for deployment plans
    • (UTIL-44)
    • Supports generation of a versions.properties file

  • (EZB-355)
    • Upgrade to Joram 5.2.1
    • (EZB-356)
    • Upgrade OW2-Util to 1.0.13
    • (EZB-357)
    • Upgrade OW2-Spec to 1.0.1
    • (EZB-358)
    • Upgrade Monolog to 2.1.12
    • (EZB-359)
    • Upgrade OW2 Carol to 3.0.4
    • (UTIL-12)
    • Add deployment plan support in ow2-util
    • (UTIL-13)
    • Create documentation for deployment plans system
    • (UTIL-14)
    • Add URL repositories support to deployment plans
    • (UTIL-15)
    • Add Maven2 repositories support to deployment plans
    • (UTIL-16)
    • Add OBR repositories support to deployment plans
    • (UTIL-18)
    • Add monitoring and redeployment support
    • (UTIL-22)
    • Check test coverage and complete where needed
    • (UTIL-41)
    • Add support for JAXWS/MTOM
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