This main release adds compatibility for Java 6 and Java EE 5. Changes include:
- Full JDBC 4.0 support including the SQL XML data type
- Full Servlet 2.5 and JSP 2.1 support
- Introduction of the JasperJspFactory which allows EL evaluation using the Unified Expression Language API
- Introduction of RuntimeAttribute to simulate scriptlets and EL expressions as tag attributes
- many small bug fixes
EJB 3.0 is not supported yet.
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