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JBoss Group Delivers Open Source Content Management with Nukes On JBoss

JBoss Group Delivers Open Source Content Management with Nukes On JBoss

JBoss Group LLC has announced the availability of Nukes On JBoss, an open source content management system (CMS) entirely based on Java. Led by Julien Viet, a full-time consultant for JBoss Group, the project grew out of the company's efforts to port PHP/PostNukes to Java and plug-ins with the aim of offering users an open, high performance system equipped with advanced functionalities.

Making the most of J2EE's platform and JBoss' own assets, the Nukes on JBoss project has enriched the PostNukes CMS with advanced functionality that improves scalability, robustness and performance. Nukes On JBoss relies on the JBoss application server, whose microkernel architecture (based on JMX) is a central component.

Nukes On JBoss provides:

  • A complete forum management system;
  • Optimal security control through flexible definition and rules for use, users and groups;
  • Deployment with "on-the-spot" components;
  • Management of multiple graphics through skins;
  • Improved performance up to 20 times faster than on PHP/PostNukes, with the use Enterprise Java Beans (EJB) and JBossCacheô functions; and
  • Remote invocation module for Flash, enabling simple interaction between Flash and Nukes components running on the server.

    Among the numerous functionalities included in Nukes On JBoss, the most important is the porting and integration of PHP BB, the source.org forum, under a new Java/JBoss architecture. All functionalities, which are constantly being updated with plug-n-play modules, are available at www.jboss.org/developers/projects/nukes/index..

    A final RC (Release Candidate) is already available as a free download. Nukes On JBoss version 1.0 will be available on February 18 at www.jboss.org.

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