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JCP Members Voting No on JSR-48 WBEM

by Victor Grazi on  Apr 09, 2014

London Java Community and other JCP members will be voting "no" on JSR 48 WBEM Service Specification, a set of APIs for Web-Based Enterprise Management.

JCACHE Specification Finalized

by Dan Woods on  Mar 31, 2014

After thirteen years of development and evolution, JSR-107 - JCACHE, has been finalized.

Java EE 8 Survey Last Call

by Victor Grazi on  Mar 11, 2014 1

Oracle announces the third final survey on Java EE 8, the next version of Java Enterprise Edition, and the Glassfish reference implementation.

Akka Actors vs. Java EJBs from a High-Level Concurrency Perspective

by Jan Stenberg on  Feb 27, 2014 1

There are both commonalities and some differences when comparing architectural principles and coding styles in Akka Actors and Java EE 7 Enterprise JavaBeans, specifically stateless session beans and JMS message-driven beans, Dr Gerald Loeffler concludes in a recent introductory talk when explaining and comparing the three approaches from a high-level concurrency view.

Interview with WildFly Lead Jason Greene on WildFly 8

by Charles Humble on  Feb 12, 2014

Red Hat's JBoss division has today announced the availability of WildFly 8, the product formerly know as JBoss Application Server. InfoQ spoke to Jason Greene, WildFly Lead / JBoss EAP Platform Architect at Red Hat's JBoss division to find out more about the new product.

Red Hat's JBoss Team Launch WildFly 8 with full Java EE 7 Support and a New Embeddable Web Server

by Charles Humble on  Feb 12, 2014

Red Hat's JBoss division has today announced the availability of WildFly 8, formerly know as JBoss Application Server. This release fully supports the Java EE 7 specification. WildFly also gains a completely new web server called Undertow, new security features, and a patching system for updates to the running system.

Oracle Seeks Further Feedback on Java EE 8 Plans

by Charles Humble on  Jan 14, 2014

Oracle has launched the second part of its Java EE 8 community survey with cloud, security, logging, deployment, testability, pruning, and profiles amongst the topics.

Spring 4 Enhances Support for Java 8, Java EE 7, REST and HTML5

by Matt Raible on  Dec 27, 2013 2

Last Thursday, Pivotal released Spring 4.0, the first major release since 2009. The new release supports Java 8 with expression of callbacks using lambdas, JSR 310 Date and Time API, and parameter name discovery.

Oracle Invites Community to Weigh-In on Java EE 8

by Victor Grazi on  Dec 11, 2013

In keeping with their tradition of community collaboration on the Java platform, Oracle is asking the enterprise development community to participate in a survey to help define the requirements for the next version of Java Enterprise Edition, Java EE 8.

ActiveMQ 5.9 with Replicated LevelDB Store and Hawtio Web Console

by Jan Stenberg on  Nov 07, 2013

The recently released version 5.9 of the message broker Apache ActiveMQ adds among other features support for replication of the LevelDB Store and a new Hawtio web console together with more than 200 issues resolved.

GlassFish Commercial Edition is Dead

by Bienvenido David on  Nov 07, 2013 2

Oracle has recently announced the Java EE and GlassFish Server Roadmap update. On June 12, 2013, Java EE 7 was released, along with GlassFish Server Open Source Edition 4. This week, Oracle has stated that there will be no commercially supported versions of GlassFish 4. GlassFish 4 is the Java EE 7 reference implementation, and is the only Java EE 7 certified application server.

Oracle Unveils Project Avatar at JavaOne

by Dan Woods on  Sep 27, 2013

Oracle announced the open source release of Project Avatar during the JavaOne conference this past week. Avatar is a web application framework that is focused on building "modern HTML5 applications", while assuming "minor JavaScript knowledge" from application developers.

GlassFish 4.0 Technology Roundup

by Victor Grazi on  Jul 11, 2013 1

Oracle Corporation released GlassFish Open Source Edition 4.0, what they are branding as the "World's first Java EE 7 Application Server".

Java EE 7 Delivers Expression Language Enhancements

by Dan Woods on  Jul 08, 2013 1

In the arsenal of enhancements that come with Java EE 7 is an overhaul of the Java Expression Language API known as Expression Language 3. Specified by JSR-341, the collection of enhancements to the EL API includes support for lambda expressions, static field and method access, as well as improvements for collection processing and a standalone processor mode.

What's New in JAX-RS 2.0?

by Victor Grazi on  Jun 30, 2013 2

When JAX-RS 1.0 was first unveiled back in 2008 it became one of the first POJO/Annoation based frameworks for creating robust web-based applications. Now five years later Java EE 7 has been released and it includes the latest JAX-RS incarnation, version 2.0. InfoQ takes a look at the new features.

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