Jetty At a Glance
Welcome to the Jetty Documentation Wiki. Jetty is an an open-source project providing an HTTP server, HTTP client, and javax.servlet container. The Jetty Wiki provides information about getting started with Jetty, tutorials, feature guides, FAQs, help with troubleshooting, and more.
For short and to the point answers on many topics check the How Tos section. For more details read the Feature Guides, Configuration guides, and Administration guides.
Simply click on a tab to find the information you are interested in. The information in each tab is:
Jetty At a Glance - This is the index for the Jetty Wiki Documentation. It provides navigational links to the rest of the documentation and explains what you will find in each section.
Getting Started - Downloading, installing, and starting Jetty.
FAQs - The FAQs answer general questions such as how to access the mail lists, IRC, and the blogs, discusses known bugs, and so on.
How Tos - Concise answers to specific technical questions are found in the How To documents.
Tutorials - Longer examples to teach various concepts.
Configuration - Explains the Jetty configuration files.
Administration, Security, and Optimization - These documents explain different management aspects of Jetty, tuning Jetty, and using security with Jetty.
Feature Guides - Feature guides discuss different ways to use Jetty, how to use debuggers, how to use build tools and the Eclipse platform with Jetty. These documents also discuss a variety of modules that have been put into Jetty.
Jetty Contributor Guides - These documents are geared for developers who are contributing code to the Jetty project. Topics such as Jetty coding standards, how to access Jetty source code, how to build from source, etc., are covered here.
References - Information about Jetty architecture, Jetty XML syntax, javadoc, etc.
Troubleshooting - These documents provide help with issues you may encounter using Jetty.
Hightide - Hightide is a pre-configured distribution of the Jetty web container made available from Webtide. This link provides access to the Hightide documentation.