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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCEMENT] HttpComponents Client 4.3.4 GA Released
Date Fri, 06 Jun 2014 08:35:35 GMT
The Apache HttpComponents project is pleased to announce 4.3.4 GA
release of HttpComponents HttpClient.

HttpClient 4.3.4 (GA) is a maintenance release that improves performance
in high concurrency scenarios. This version replaces dynamic proxies
with custom proxy classes and eliminates thread contention in
java.reflect.Proxy.newInstance() when leasing connections from the
connection pool and processing response messages

Download -
<http://hc.apache.org/downloads.cgi>
Release notes -
<https://www.apache.org/dist/httpcomponents/httpclient/RELEASE_NOTES-4.3.x.txt>
HttpComponents site -
<http://hc.apache.org/>

About HttpComponents HttpClient

The Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is perhaps the most significant
protocol used on the Internet today. Web services, network-enabled
appliances and the growth of network computing continue to expand the
role of the HTTP protocol beyond user-driven web browsers, while
increasing the number of applications that require HTTP support.

Although the java.net package provides basic functionality for accessing
resources via HTTP, it doesn't provide the full flexibility or
functionality needed by many applications. HttpClient seeks to fill this
void by providing an efficient, up-to-date, and feature-rich package
implementing the client side of the most recent HTTP standards and
recommendations.

Designed for extension while providing robust support for the base HTTP
protocol, HttpClient may be of interest to anyone building HTTP-aware
client applications such as web browsers, web service clients, or
systems that leverage or extend the HTTP protocol for distributed
communication.


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