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This document lists changes made to the Common Server API/SPI.

Index of APIs

Incompatible changes by date

Fuller descriptions of all changes can be found below (follow links).

Not all deprecations are listed here, assuming that the deprecated APIs continue to essentially work. For a full deprecation list, please consult the Javadoc.

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Changes by version

These API specification versions may be used to indicate that a module requires a certain API feature in order to function. For example, if you see here a feature you need which is labelled 1.20, your manifest should contain in its main attributes the line:

OpenIDE-Module-Module-Dependencies: org.netbeans.spi.server > 1.20

Changes by affected class


Details of all changes by API and date

Common Server API

The ServerInstance implements Lookup.Provider

Jan 13 '12; API spec. version: 1.19; affected top-level classes: ServerInstance; made by: phejl; issues: #206196
The ServerInstance became Lookup.Provider.

Added UI helper method CommonServerUIs.showAddServerInstanceWizard

Dec 22 '11; API spec. version: 1.18; made by: marfous; issues: #206479
Added helper method invoking wizard for adding new server instance.

Establish layer to register cloud providers

Aug 24 '11; API spec. version: 1.15; made by: dkonecny
Reuse existing server support provided by this module and use it to support concept of cloud providers. At the moment registration of cloud providers is implemented (/Cloud folder in layer). Their visualization will be added later. This is work in progress.

Common Server Properties API

Extensible actions on root server node

Apr 3 '09; API spec. version: 1.4; made by: jtulach
By registering actions to Servers/Actions you can extend the list of popup actions on Servers node in Services tab.

Support API for server instance persistence

Feb 10 '08; API spec. version: 1.1; made by: phejl
Support API providing easy way for persistence of instance properties. Not manadatory for clients to use.

Common Server SPI

Initial version released

Jan 12 '08; API spec. version: 1.0; made by: phejl
First initial release of the Common Server SPI.