Apache Roller

Apache Roller is a Java-based open-source "full-featured, Multi-blog, Multi-user, and group-blog server suitable for blog sites large and small".[3] Roller was originally written by Dave Johnson in 2002 for a magazine article on open source development tools,[4] but became popular at FreeRoller.net (now JRoller.com) and was later chosen to drive the employee blogs at Sun Microsystems, Inc. and IBM developerWorks blogs.[2]

Apache Roller
Developer(s)Apache Software Foundation
Stable release
5.2.2[1] / 2019-01-11[±]
RepositoryRoller Repository
Written inJava
Operating systemCross-platform
TypeWeblog server
LicenseApache License 2.0[2]

On April 23, 2007, Roller project graduated from incubator, so it became an official project of the Apache Software Foundation and it was released 3.1 version, first official release.[5]


  1. "[ANNOUNCEMENT] Apache Roller 5.2.2 released". apache.org. Retrieved 2019-06-25.
  2. http://www.ohloh.net/p/roller OhLoh Apache Roller Summary information page at Ohloh
  3. http://roller.apache.org/ Apache Roller official website
  4. http://onjava.com/pub/a/onjava/2002/04/17/wblogosj2ee.html
  5. "Apache News Online, 23 april 2007 - Announcing project graduation and new Apache Roller 3.1 release". Apache News. 2007-04-23. Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 2010-11-21.

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