Configuring Eclipse to use WildFly (2021)

How do I integrate WildFly with Eclipse? This tutorial shows how to do it, by installing the JBoss Tools plugin  on Eclipse so that you can manage e local or remote WildFly application server without leaving your favourite IDE. In order to install JBoss Tools make sure you have installed the lastest Eclipse release. Next, move to … Read more

Monitoring WildFly using VisualVM

In this updated tutorial we will learn how to connect the latest version of WildFly application server using VisualVM monitoring tool. VisualVM is a free tool to monitor and profile Java application. In the past, VisualVM used to be shipped with Oracle JDK 6~8 as Java VisualVM. It has been discontinued in Oracle JDK 9. … Read more

JBoss and WildFly latest version

JBoss and WildFly latest versions (updated December 2020) Product Latest Version Type Download link WildFly Application Server 23.0.0 Community https://www.wildfly.org/downloads/ JBoss EAP 7.3.5 Subscription Required https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/softwareDownload.html?softwareId=90971 JBoss EAP XP 2.0.0 Subscription Required https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/softwareDownload.html?softwareId=90881

Getting started with WildFly

Let’s get started with WildFly! WildFly is a Java middleware product also known as application server. The word “application server” has been coined in relation to Java Enterprise application; you can think of it as it’s a piece of Java software where your application can be provisioned using the services provided by the application server. … Read more

Sharing HTTP Session between Web applications in an EAR

One of the new features of WildFly 9 is the ability to share the HTTP Session between applications which are part of the same Enterprise Archive. (This feature is described in https://issues.jboss.org/browse/WFLY-1891 ) Undertow allows you to share sessions between wars in an ear, if it is explicitly configured to do so. Note that if you use this feature … Read more

Choosing the right JDK for WildFly and JBoss EAP 7

This tutorial discusses the recommended JDK versions to be used for WildFly and JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP). The modularization of the JVM that began with Java 9 had a significant impact on a complex server like WildFly, particularly in the areas of classloading and reflection, both of which are extensively used. Since the early … Read more

How to debug remotely WildFly

Do you want to learn how to remotely debug WildFly using IntelliJ or Eclipse? then keep reading this turorial! Debugging a remotely running Java application using Eclipse IDE is an important skill for any developer. In order to activate remote debug in WildFly, you need to apply some Java options. These options are already included … Read more

Create a Singleton in a Cluster with WildFly

Using a Singleton Service in a cluster is not something completely new concept. In JBoss 6 you could use a SingletonService to decorate a Service such that the service will only ever be started on one node in a cluster at any given time. WildFly 10 brings again to life this service with a fully … Read more

WildFly 10.1 new features

WildFly 10.1 has been released. Let’s see which are the most significant enhancements introduced in the application server. New load-balancing profile One of the new features available since WildFly 9, is the ability to act as a mod_cluster based front­end for your back­end applications. This will remove the need to use a native Web server … Read more

WildFly 10 Final released !

On the 29th January 2016 WildFly 10 Final has been released! Let’s have a quick breakthough its features. New messaging subsystem: the new messaging provider embedded in WildFly 10 is Apache Artemis MQ which is derived from the HornetQ project, recently donated to the Apache foundation. The new messaging provides retains compatibility with the former … Read more