Release 5.5

New features and improvements

  • built-in support for XML requests and responses (many thanks to Dan Cytermann for the nice contribution!)

  • the dockerized web platform has been extracted out in a separate project: Rapidoid Web Platform

  • end of life for the rapidoid-fluent module (last released version: 5.4.6), its successor is essentials4j

  • support for high-performance TCP clients (TCP.client())

  • simple high-performance HTTP client (experimental)

  • extended networking capabilities (rapidoid-net module)

  • some bug fixes

  • many small improvements

Breaking changes

  • the rapidoid-html module has been merged into the rapidoid-gui module

  • the rapidoid-fluent module has been removed

  • renamed jackson to objectMapper in the customization API

  • renamed JsonResponseRenderer to HttpResponseRenderer in the customization API

  • renamed JsonRequestBodyParser to HttpRequestBodyParser in the customization API

  • the process management components have been moved out from the rapidoid-commons module, into the Rapidoid Web Platform