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Apache Tomcat is an open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies. The Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages specifications are developed under the Java Community Process.

Apache Tomcat is developed in an open and participatory environment and released under the Apache License version 2. Apache Tomcat is intended to be a collaboration of the best-of-breed developers from around the world. We invite you to participate in this open development project. To learn more about getting involved, click here.

Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations. Some of these users and their stories are listed on the PoweredBy wiki page.

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2014-08-22 Tomcat 8.0.11 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 8.0.11 of Apache Tomcat. Apache Tomcat 8.0.11 includes numerous fixes for issues identified in 8.0.9 as well as a number of other enhancements and changes. The notable changes since 8.0.9 include:

  • Update to Tomcat Native Library version 1.1.31 to pick up the Windows binaries that are based on OpenSSL 1.0.1h.
  • Add support for OpenSSL syntax for ciphers when using JSSE SSL connectors.
  • Add support for the WebSocket permessage-deflate extension. This is currently limited to decompressing incoming messages on the server side.

Please refer to the change log for the complete list of changes: http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-8.0-doc/changelog.html

NOTE: A regression has been reported in 8.0.11 ( bug 56882). A 8.0.12 release is expected in the next week or so to address this.

Full details of these changes, and all the other changes, are available in the Tomcat 8 changelog.

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2014-07-27 Tomcat 7.0.55 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 7.0.55 of Apache Tomcat. This release contains a number of bug fixes and improvements compared to version 7.0.54. The notable changes since 7.0.54 include:

  • Update to the Eclipse JDT Compiler 4.4
  • Better error handling when the error occurs after the response has been committed
  • Various improvements to the Mapper including fixing some concurrency bugs
  • Update to Tomcat Native Library version 1.1.31 to pick up the Windows binaries that are based on OpenSSL 1.0.1h

Full details of these changes, and all the other changes, are available in the Tomcat 7 changelog.

Download | ChangeLog for 7.0.55

2014-07-07 Tomcat Native 1.1.31 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 1.1.31 of Tomcat Native. The notable changes since 1.1.30 include:

  • Windows binaries are linked with OpenSSL 1.0.1h. This provides a fix for CVE-2014-0224, an OpenSSL MITM vulnerability. (56596)
  • Resolve an issue when using FIPS mode. (56396)

Download | ChangeLog for 1.1.31

2014-05-23 Tomcat 6.0.41 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 6.0.41 of Apache Tomcat. This release includes a number of bug fixes over Apache Tomcat 6.0.39. The notable changes include:

  • Add support for using ecj-P20140317-1600.jar to use Java 8 syntax in JSPs
  • Update native library to 1.1.30
  • Various improvements to XML processing

Download | ChangeLog for 6.0.41

2014-04-15 Tomcat Connectors 1.2.40 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 1.2.40 of Apache Tomcat Connectors. This version fixes few bugs found in previous releases.

Download | ChangeLog for 1.2.40

2014-01-02 Apache Standard Taglib 1.2.1 Released

The Apache Tomcat Project is proud to announce the release of version 1.2.1 of the Standard Taglib. This is the first official release of Apache's implementation of the JSTL 1.2 specification.

Please see the Standard Taglib site for more details.

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2013-11-11 Tomcat Maven Plugin 2.2 Released

The Apache Tomcat team is pleased to announce the release of Tomcat Maven Plugin 2.2. Changelog available here.

The Apache Tomcat Maven Plugin provides goals to manipulate WAR projects within the Apache Tomcat servlet container.

The binaries are available from Maven repositories. You should specify the version in your project's plugin configuration:

<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.tomcat.maven</groupId>
  <artifactId>tomcat7-maven-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>2.2</version>
</plugin>

or

<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.tomcat.maven</groupId>
  <artifactId>tomcat6-maven-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>2.2</version>
</plugin>

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