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Apache Shale
Developer(s)Apache Software Foundation
Final release
1.0.4 / December 19, 2007; 16 years ago (2007-12-19)
Written inJava
Operating systemCross-platform
TypeWeb framework
LicenseApache License 2.0

Shale is a web application framework maintained by the Apache Software Foundation. It is fundamentally based on JavaServer Faces. As of May 2009 Apache Shale has been retired and moved to the Apache Attic.

See also


  • McLaughlin, Brett D. (February 28, 2006), "All Hail Shale: Shale isn't Struts", DeveloperWorks, archived from the original on 2013-01-14
  • Krill, Paul (June 11, 2009), "Apache Shale Web framework project retired", InfoWorld, retrieved 2020-07-15