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The MicroProfile Community Influence on Jakarta EE

by Michael Redlich Follow 14 Followers on  Jun 22, 2018

James Roper, senior developer and co-creator of the Lagom microservices framework at Lightbend, was recently named a committer for Eclipse MicroProfile. As the first committer to represent Lightbend, Roper shared his journey and the MicroProfile community influence on Jakarta EE. InfoQ spoke to Roper about his experiences and reached out to fellow MicroProfile committers for their input.

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Q&A with Bob McWhirter on WildFly Swarm Rename to Thorntail

by Kesha Williams Follow 3 Followers on  May 14, 2018

In early 2015, Red Hat released Wildfly Swarm, which allows Java EE based applications to run as microservices. The approach allowed developers to migrate Java EE monolith applications to microservices by creating an uber-JAR that not only contains the Java program but embeds its dependencies as well. Wildfly Swarm was recently renamed to Thorntail. 

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Cloud Native Java Has A New Home: Jakarta EE

by Michael Redlich Follow 14 Followers on  Apr 25, 2018 2

Mike Milinkovich, executive director at the Eclipse Foundation, introduced a new Eclipse governance model and roadmap for Jakarta EE at this year’s JAX conference. Based on a recent survey of over 1800 Java developers, the new governance model will focus on support for cloud native application development and faster release cycles. Milinkovich spoke with InfoQ on the future of Jakarta EE.

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Jakarta EE Working Group Established

by Matt Raible Follow 12 Followers on  Apr 16, 2018

Future versions of the Java EE technology will be branded as Jakarta EE, and it’s currently under active development at the Eclipse Foundation. When Java EE was under Oracle’s stewardship, it used the JCP to make decisions and introduce new features. Since there’s no JCP for Java EE at Eclipse, a new process had to be established. That process is now called the Jakarta EE Working Group.

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Java EE Guardians Moving Forward with Jakarta EE

by Michael Redlich Follow 14 Followers on  Apr 11, 2018

Shortly after Java EE was rebranded to Jakarta EE, well-known Java EE evangelist Reza Rahman recently closed the change.org petition to declare victory in the original petition filed by the Java EE Guardians almost two years ago, in which they encouraged Oracle to move forward with Java EE 8. Rahman spoke to InfoQ about the future of the Java EE Guardians and Jakarta EE.

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Java EE Becomes Jakarta EE

by Matt Raible Follow 12 Followers on  Mar 04, 2018

After Oracle expressed its desire that Java EE be rebranded as part of the project's transfer to Eclipse, the community has voted, and the new name for Java EE going forward will be Jakarta EE. Mike Milinkovich, executive director of the Eclipse Foundation, wrote in a blog post that almost 7,000 people voted in the community poll, with over 64% choosing "Jakarta EE".

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From Java EE to Jakarta EE: the Java EE Guardians Rebranding Debate with Oracle

by Michael Redlich Follow 14 Followers on  Feb 18, 2018 2

Frustrated with the lack of response from Oracle, the Java EE Guardians recently submitted an open letter to Oracle expressing their concerns on the rebranding of Java EE. Despite the efforts and data collection by the Java EE Guardians, the rebranding of Java EE will move forward.

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Eclipse MicroProfile 1.3 Is Now Available

by Kesha Williams Follow 3 Followers on  Feb 16, 2018

Eclipse MicroProfile extends Java EE to better address microservices by providing an open-source community specification for enterprise Java microservices. Release 1.3 introduces the OpenAPI, OpenTracing, and Rest Client APIs and updates the Config and Metrics APIs.

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Vote for Java EE's New Name

by Ben Evans Follow 28 Followers on  Feb 08, 2018

The quest to rename Java EE has reached the final phase, with the community being asked to vote for one of two final possibilities.

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Public Review of Java MVC 1.0 Specification is Now Open

by Michael Redlich Follow 14 Followers on  Jan 29, 2018 5

Public review of JSR-371, Model-View-Controller (MVC) version 1.0 specification, is now open. The latest features include support for data binding and internationalization. Eclipse Ozark, a full implementation of MVC 1.0, is expected to release version 1.0 in conjunction with the final release of JSR-371. Ivar Grimstad, principal consultant for the Cybercom Group, spoke to InfoQ about MVC 1.0.

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No JCP for Java EE

by Matt Raible Follow 12 Followers on  Jan 17, 2018

Oracle does not support or recommend the use of the JCP (Java Community Process) for future Java EE enhancements. "Oracle recommends and supports the use of EE4J-driven processes for functional enhancements to Java EE 8 specifications, and does not recommend or support use the JCP process for any future Java EE 8 functional enhancements."

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Handy Improvements in JPA 2.2

by Kesha Williams Follow 3 Followers on  Jan 13, 2018

Oracle has released version 2.2 of the Java Persistence standard (JPA). This release updates Java EE 8 to use all the benefits of Java 8.

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IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3: Enhanced Support for Java EE 8, Spring Boot, and JUnit

by Michael Redlich Follow 14 Followers on  Dec 20, 2017

Just three months after their last release, JetBrains recently released version 2017.3 of their flagship product, IntelliJ IDEA, with a host of new features including enhanced support for Java, Java EE 8, Spring Boot, Kotlin, and Docker.

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The First Nine Projects Proposed for EE4J

by Michael Redlich Follow 14 Followers on  Dec 13, 2017

As part of the process to transition Oracle Java EE 8 and GlassFish technologies to the Eclipse Foundation, the first nine projects have been proposed to ultimately be included in the Eclipse Enterprise for Java (EE4J). Dmitry Kornilov, senior software development manager at Oracle, and Michael Milinkovich, executive director at the Eclipse Foundation, spoke to InfoQ about these new projects.

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What's New in MicroProfile 1.2

by Michael Redlich Follow 14 Followers on  Nov 30, 2017

The Eclipse Foundation recently released MicroProfile version 1.2. New APIs added to this release include improved communications among microservices, response to system faults, and the JSON Web Toolkit (JWT). Emily Jiang, CDI and MicroProfile development lead at IBM, and Michael Croft, Java middleware consultant at Payara, spoke to InfoQ about this latest release.

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