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This website,, is being taken offline in November. For lots of new, up-to-date Liberty developer guides, blog posts, docs, and more, visit the

Prevent message log rotating in WebSphere Liberty (October beta)

The October beta of Liberty introduces a new option (disabled by default) which allows you to append to any existing messages.log or trace.log files,...

Monitor your microservices with more metrics from MicroProfile 1.4/2.0 in WebSphere Liberty

Get more metrics from your apps and servers so you can monitor your microservices more effectively with WebSphere Liberty with MicroProfile 1.4 and 2.0.

Reactive programming in a type-safe RESTful client in Liberty August/Sept beta

Program reactively in a type-safe RESTful client in the August/September 2018 beta of WebSphere Liberty, built on the open source project Open Liberty.

Building a web application with Maven

Learn how to build and test a simple web application using Maven and Open Liberty.

Building fault-tolerant microservices with the @Fallback annotation

Learn how to add fallback behavior to microservice dependencies to manage the impact of failures.

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