July 26th, 2013 by Lincoln Baxter III

Rewrite 2.0.5.Final Released

We are pleased to announce the release of Rewrite 2.0.5.Final, which includes several bug fixes and enhancements.

Rewrite is an OpenSource, Filter-based Servlets extension for Java – enabling creation of bookmark-able, pretty URLs. Rewrite solves the “RESTful URL” problem elegantly, including features such as: page-load actions, managed parameter parsing, seamless integration with CDI, Spring, and configuration-free compatibility with other web frameworks.

Bug fixes in 2.0.5.Final

Issue #109 – Context root is appended twice when using Navigate.to() class
Issue #110 – View IDs with hard-coded query parameters were working in PrettyFaces 3, but no longer in PrettyFaces with Rewrite.

Other critical issues fixed in prior releases have continued to be tested for security holes. If you use container-based security, and have not yet upgraded from Rewrite 2.0.3.Final, you should Immediately upgrade to 2.0.4 or 2.0.5.Final because of the following issue:

Critical issue in 2.0.0.Final -> 2.0.3.Final

Issue 111 – Container based security is circumvented when Rewrite is installed

Documentation improvements

Additionally, we (mostly Christian) have put a good deal of work into the documentation and migration guide from Rewrite 1.x and PrettyFaces to Rewrite 2.x: You can find that guide here: http://ocpsoft.org/rewrite/docs/migration/prettyfaces3 – which is part of a larger effort to improve our documentation entirely. And of course, if you have any questions or concerns, please let us know on the forums, or submit an issue to our issue tracker.

Go get Rewrite now!

We hope you enjoy this latest release of Rewrite!
~Lincoln and the Rewrite Team


Lincoln Baxter, III

About the author:

Lincoln Baxter, III is the Chief Editor of Red Hat Developers, and has worked extensively on JBoss open-source projects; most notably as creator & project lead of JBoss Forge, author of Errai UI, and Project Lead of JBoss Windup. This content represents his personal opinions, not those of his employer.

He is a founder of OCPsoft, the author of PrettyFaces and Rewrite, the leading URL-rewriting extensions for Servlet, Java EE, and Java web frameworks; he is also the author of PrettyTime, social-style date and timestamp formatting for Java. When he is not swimming, running, or playing competitive Magic: The Gathering, Lincoln is focused on promoting open-source software and making technology more accessible for everyone.

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