OPS4J Pax Web


OSGi R4 Http Service and Web Applications (OSGi Enterprise Release chapter 128) implementation using Jetty 8.

Pax Web extends OSGi Http Service with better servlet support, filters, listeners, error pages and JSPs and some others in order to meet the latest versions of Servlet specs.

Pax Web facilitates an easy installation of WAR bundles as well as discovery of web elements published as OSGi services. All of this beside the, standard, programmatic registration as detailed in the HTTP Service specs.

Right now following Technologies are supported by Pax Web:

Pax Web 7.x:

  • Servlet 3.1.0
  • JSP 2.3.1
  • JSF 2.2.12
  • Jetty 9.4.x
  • Tomcat 8.x
  • support of CDI (through Pax-CDI)
  • Web-Fragments

Pax Web 4.x:

  • Servlet 3.0
  • JSP 2.0
  • JSF 2.1
  • Jetty 9.0.x
  • Tomcat 7.x (still experimental, but better supported)
  • support of CDI (through Pax-CDI)
  • support of only Servlet 3.0 annotated Servlets in JAR
  • Web-Fragments

Pax Web 3.x:

  • Servlet 3.0
  • JSP 1.1.2
  • JSF 2.1
  • Jetty 8.x
  • Tomcat 7.x (still experimental)
  • support of CDI (through Pax-CDI)
  • support of only Servlet 3.0 annotated Servlets in JAR

Pax Web 2.x:

  • Servlet 3.0
  • JSP 1.1.2
  • JSF 2.1
  • Jetty 8.x
  • support of application binding to a virtual host (Http-Connector) for WABs

Pax Web 1.x:

  • Servlet 2.5
  • JSP 1.1.2
  • JSF 1.2
  • Jetty 7.x



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