The Eclipse Foundation has released its Rich AJAX Platform (RAP) 1.0, which allows developers to create rich Internet applications based on Eclipse's component model.
Organizations using RAP are now able to create AJAX applications and RIAs that are component-based and integrate into existing enterprise systems, said Jochen Krause, CEO of Innoopract.
The freely downloadable AJAX server enables the reuse of an existing code base for both desktop and Web applications based on the Eclipse framework. Future releases will hopefully incorporate more features from other Java Web frameworks.
Eclipse dives into AJAX App deployment (InternetNews)