All JSON-RPC 2.0 libraries are now in Maven Central

The migration from Ant to Maven is now complete and all Java libraries for handling JSON-RPC 2.0 messages are now published in Maven Central. You can find them under the com.thetransactioncompany.com groupId: JSON-RPC 2.0 Base JSON-RPC 2.0 Server JSON-RPC 2.0 Client JSON-RPC 2.0 Access Filter The useful JSON-RPC 2.0 Shell tool, available for purchase, has […]

JSON-RPC 2.0 libraries and tools switch to Maven

The Java libraries and tools for JSON-RPC 2.0 message serving and processing now use Apache Maven to build. Migrating the previous Apache Ant scripts took about a day a to complete and was not without hassles, notable the ZIP package distribution and the automatic versioning of JavaDocs. We’ll now be able to gain from Maven’s […]

The JSON-RPC 2.0 Client can now handle GZIP and DEFLATE compression

Does your JSON-RPC server return large amounts of data? If so applying HTTP response compression can greatly reduce network traffic and response time, occasionally by a whole magnitude if your JSON structures contain long repeating keys or values. Today we released a new version of the JSON-RPC 2.0 Client library for Java that adds support […]

Easy LDAP user authentication over the web

AuthService is a simple web service software offered by Nimbus Directory Services. It can authenticate users against any LDAP directory using a web-friendly HTTP+JSON protocol. Where to use? AuthService can be used in any situation where you have to authenticate user credentials (login) over the web against an LDAP-compatible directory such as Microsoft Active Directory, […]

The NimbusDS line gets a speed boost

The complete Nimbus Directory Services product line received a speed boost in June. The latest versions of Json2Ldap, JsonSSO and AuthService now feature a greatly improved JSON parser which speeds up decoding of incoming requests by impressive 380 per cent! Thanks to Uriel Chemouni from the JSON Smart project for his top work! What is […]

How to use an LDAP directory for central listing and configuration of web services

LDAP – compatible directories such as MS AD and OpenDJ are an excellent tool for bringing order and organising things. Businesses that make extensive use of web services may benefit from having all of them nicely listed and configured in a central location. A directory server can serve this purpose well, and with a gateway […]