Overview: ObjectWeb is an open-source software community that develops open-source distributed middleware, in the form of flexible and adaptable components. These components range from specific software frameworks and protocols to integrated platforms. ObjectWeb was created at the end of 1999 and evolved into an international consortium hosted by INRIA, the French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control. The consortium is open to companies, institutions and individuals. The purpose of the consortium is to federate developers, users and projects with the ultimate goal of uniting a coherent set of related projects, helping them find their place in their environment, and ensuring their durability as they gain momentum. Each project is independently conducted by a leader and the expertise is shared between projects via a College of Architects. Project leaders are typically senior architects from software companies or experts from research centers. ObjectWeb targets alternative solutions to commercial off-the-shelf products addressing e-business, EAI, house automation, telecommunications, datastore connectivity, grid computing, enterprise messaging and micro-kernel design. Developments are based on recognized open standards, such as J2EE, CORBA, XML, GLOBUS, OSGi. *In 2005, ObjectWeb merged with Orientware to form OW2 Consortium.
Specifications: OW2 code base by functional category available at: http://www.ow2.org/view/Activities/Projects_By_Function
IPR Policy: Not available
Current Status: Inactive
Last Updated: June 28, 2013