Saturday, January 14, 2012

What is Jaggery and its role in programming

Jaggery is a  framework to write webapps and HTTP-focused web services in pure Javascript.

It covers several aspects of application including front-end, communication, Server-side logic and persistence

This framework reduces the gap between writing web apps and web services.

(Jaggery uses Rhino via Apache BSF to process Javascript at the server.)

Key Features (M1)

  • Compose server side web pages (HTML templates) : Server logic written in javascript (.JSSP)
  • Compose server side scripts purely in javascript (.JSS)
  • Includes support for,
    • HTTP request/response and session
    • JSON send/receive
    • Server side XMLHttpRequest
    • Web Service invocation
    • File I/O
    • Email
    • Atom
    • Read/write feed
    • Relational database
    • WSO2 Registry/Repository
    • Open Social gadgets
You can download Jaggery from here. And more details about Jaggery is available here

How to setup Jaggery with WSO2AS

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