After the long wait, Apache Tomcat 7 is finally on its way! The latest version of the popular servlet container is now in the final stages of development. To date, four release clients have been made available to developers for testing, with RC4 released just this morning.
Tomcat 7 will implement the new Servlet 3.0 specification, offering a number of exciting benefits to Tomcat users, including:
- annotation support
- dynamic configuration of libraries via web.xml fragments
- simplified embedding
- improved secure session tracking
Mulesoft has been keeping track of the incremental release details. Check out their latest news updates on Tomcat 7.