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What Version 6.0 release of Apache Wicket, the Open Source component-based Java Web application framework in use at Symantec, Walmart, Netherlands Internal Revenue Service, and more.
Why Apache Wicket v6.0 is the latest version of the popular Java component-oriented Web framework used by thousands of development shops around the world, including an array of large and small organizations such as Symantec Corporation, Walmart, Vegas.com, email provider GMX, and the Dutch Internal Revenue Service. Providing an Open Source, component-oriented development model for Web application development, Wicket eases the creation and maintenance of complex Java Web applications; v6.0 enhances core functionality and offers many new features, from OSGi compatibility to AJAX attributes to Big Data support.
Where As with all Apache products, Apache Wicket is overseen by a self-selected team of active contributors; a Project Management Committee (PMC) guides the Project’s day-to-day operations, including community development and product releases. The Apache Wicket PMC has released a new Technical Fact Sheet on Apache Wicket v6.0 at https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/apache_wicket_v6_0_0