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From "Dinesh Premalal" <din...@apache.org>
Subject [ANN]Apache Axis2/C 1.3.0 Released.
Date Wed, 05 Mar 2008 08:43:54 GMT
 Apache Axis2/C Team is pleased to announce the release of Apache Axis2/C
version 1.3.0
You can download this release from

http://ws.apache.org/axis2/c/download.cgi

Key Features
------------

  1. Support for one-way messaging (In-Only) and request response messaging
(In-Out)

  2. Client APIs: Easy to use service client API and more advanced operation
client API

  3. Transports supported: HTTP
         * Inbuilt HTTP server called simple axis server
         * Apache2 httpd module called mod_axis2 for server side
         * IIS module for server side
         * Client transport with ability to enable SSL support
         * Basic HTTP Authentication
         * Digest HTTP Authentication
         * libcurl based client transport

  4. Transports supported: HTTPS
         * HTTPS Transport implementation using OpenSSL

  5. Transports supported: TCP
         * for both client and server side

  6. Transport proxy support (HTTP)
         * Proxy Authentication (Basic/Digest)

  7. Module architecture, mechanism to extend the SOAP processing model.

  8. WS-Addressing support, both the submission (2004/08) and final
(2005/08) versions,
     implemented as a module.

  9. MTOM/XOP support.

 10. AXIOM, an XML object model optimized for SOAP 1.1/1.2 messages;
     This has complete XML infoset support.

 11. XML parser abstraction
         * Libxml2 wrapper
         * Guththila pull parser support

 12. Both directory based and archive based deployment models for deploying
     services and modules

 13. Description hierarchy providing access to static data of
     Axis2/C runtime (configuration, service groups, services, operations
and messages)

 14. Context hierarchy providing access to dynamic
     Axis2/C runtime information (corresponding contexts to map to each
level of
     description hierarchy)

 15. Message receiver abstraction
         * Inbuilt raw XML message receiver

 16. Code generation tool for stub and skeleton generation for a given
     WSDL (based on Java tool)
         *  Axis Data Binding (ADB) support

 17. REST support (more POX like) using  HTTP POST, GET, HEAD, PUT and
DELETE
         *  Support for RESTful Services

 18. Comprehensive documentation
         * Axis2/C Manual

 19. WS-Policy implementation called Neethi/C, with WS-SecurityPolicy
extension


Major Changes Since Last Release.
--------------------------------

  1. Fixed a bug on version numbering
  2. List Axis2/C dependencies licensing in LICENSE file
  3. Add relevant copyright notices to NOTICE file
  4. Digest Authentication Support
  5. Proxy Authentication Support
  6. Enhanced REST support
  7. Ability to insert xml declaration on outgoing payloads
  8. MTOM support with libcurl
  9. Improvements to TCPMon Tool
 10. Improvements to Test Coverage
 11. Improvements to API docs
 12. Improvements to CA certificate validation mechanisms on SSL Transport
 13. Improvements to Neethi
 14. Fixed issue in HTTP GET on mod_axis2
 15. Major Improvements to Guththila Parser
 16. Improvements to libcurl based sender
 17. Creation of a FAQ list
 18. Improvements to Axis2/C documentation
 19. Added Documentation on Archive Based Deployment
 20. Fixes for IIS module
 21. Removed dependency in util for the Axis2/C core
 22. Ability to access transport headers at the service level (for RESTful
services)
 23. uint64_t and int64_t support at util layer and codegen level
 24. Removed zlib dependencies when Archive Based Deployment model is
disabled
 25. Signal Handling in Windows
 26. Removed over 99% of the warnings found on Windows
 27. Increased build speed on Windows with nmake.
 28. Improvements to Windows build system
 29. Extensions to client API to support HTTP/Proxy Authentication
 30. Memory leak fixes
 31. Many bug fixes

We welcome your early feedback on this implementation.
Thanks for your interest in Axis2/C

-- Apache Axis2/C Team --


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