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The Future of Java EE, A Q&A with David Blevins: The Eclipse Foundation, EE4J and MicroProfile

by Daniel Bryant Follow 138 Followers on  Oct 20, 2017

This year’s JavaOne saw many interesting announcements, and within the enterprise domain the most important news was that the Eclipse Foundation will become the new custodians of Java EE. InfoQ recently sat down with David Blevins, a long standing member of the Java EE community, and discussed what this move will mean, and how developers can get involved with “EE4J”, the future of Java EE.

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Oracle Announced Plans to Open Source All Features of Their JDK and Address Shortcomings in Java EE

by Matt Raible Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 11, 2017

During the opening keynote at JavaOne this year, Oracle announced plans to release Java SE under GPL and to open-source all the features in Oracle’s JDK.  The vendor also admitted that Java EE wasn’t fit for the new world of microservices and serverless, and talked about plans to address the issue.  Case studies on modern microservices architectures were provided by Alibaba and Spotify.

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Eclipse Issue Open Call for Enterprise Java Participation

by Ben Evans Follow 12 Followers on  Oct 10, 2017 3

The Eclipse Foundation has issued an open invitation for developers to get involved with the next phase of development of Java EE technologies.

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Oracle Chooses Eclipse Foundation as New Home for Java EE

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 5 Followers on  Sep 17, 2017 1

Oracle has announced that they have chosen the Eclipse Foundation as the new custodians of Java EE technologies. The move has been welcomed by Red Hat, IBM and others in the community. It is uncertain if after this move the platform can retain its current name of Java EE.

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Java EE Security API (JSR-375) Approved

by Matt Raible Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 07, 2017

The Java EE Security API, JSR 375, was approved in early August. All members of the JCP Executive Committee voted “Yes”, with zero “No” votes. Intel Corp. did not vote on the JSR.

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Apache OpenWebBeans Releases Meecrowave Server Version 1.0 for Java EE-Based Microservices

by Michael Redlich Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 30, 2017

Apache OpenWebBeans recently released version 1.0.0 of their Meecrowave project, a microservices server built on top of existing Apache projects utilizing servlets, CDI, JSON-P and JSON-B, and JAX-RS. Meecrowave may be used for microservices and standalone applications.

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Java API for RESTful Web Services 2.1 Released

by Amit K Gupta Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 26, 2017

Java API for RESTful Web Services JAX-RS 2.1 was released, with support for server-sent events, JSON-B, improved support for JSON-P, and a reactive extension to the client API.

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Oracle Looking to Move Java EE to Open Source Foundation

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 5 Followers on  Aug 22, 2017

Oracle is planning to move leadership and ongoing development of the Java EE platform to an open source foundation. The move will follow the next release, JEE 8, which is due out this summer.

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Light at the End of the Long Tunnel for Java EE 8

by Michael Redlich Follow 7 Followers on  Apr 14, 2017 6

There may finally be some light at the end of the long tunnel for Java EE 8. Oracle recently updated the Java community on Java EE 8, which included the latest release schedule and updates on JSR activities. Almost four years in the making, the road for Java EE 8 has not been easy.

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MicroProfile Becomes Eclipse MicroProfile

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 6 Followers on  Feb 07, 2017

MicroProfile, the community initiative to provide a microservices standard for enterprise Java, has joined the Eclipse Foundation. The move is aimed at ensuring that MicroProfile remains a vendor-neutral project, and hopes to leverage the resources and momentum of the Eclipse Foundation. The decision has caused some arguments and temporarily diverted efforts from other objectives.

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Is Gartner's Report of Java EE's Demise Greatly Exaggerated?

by Victor Grazi Follow 8 Followers on  Dec 21, 2016 47

Gartner has produced a report called “Market Guide for Application Platforms”, citing Java EE’s “revenue decline” in reporting “a clear shift” in the application platform market. The Java EE community takes issue with those findings, in personal comments to InfoQ.

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Red Hat Releases WildFly Application Server Version 10.1

by Michael Redlich Follow 7 Followers on  Oct 04, 2016 3

Red Hat has released version 10.1 of their WildFly application server, featuring full HTTP/2 support, automatic generation of TLS certificates, and improved load balancing.

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MicroProfile Group Holds Discussion Panel Event during JavaOne

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 6 Followers on  Sep 26, 2016

On 22nd September, the MicroProfile group held a panel event in San Francisco to discuss the current and future situation. Albeit not being part of JavaOne, the fact that it coincided in time and city made it easy for conference-goers to attend. The panel included representatives from RedHat, Payara, SouJava, Tomitribe, IBM, and the LJC, and speculated about the shape of future Java development.

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Java EE 8 Delayed Until End of 2017, Oracle Announces at JavaOne

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 6 Followers on  Sep 18, 2016 6

After weeks of speculation, Anil Gaur, Oracle Group Vice President with responsibility for Java EE and WebLogic Server, has unveiled Oracle’s proposed roadmap for Java EE today at JavaOne. The plan involves releasing Java EE 8 by the end of 2017 with basic microservice and cloud capabilities, and then releasing Java EE 9 one year later with further features.

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Oracle Shares Their Strategy for Java EE with the JCP Executive Committee

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 6 Followers on  Sep 11, 2016 1

Anil Gaur, Oracle Group Vice President with responsibility for Java EE and WebLogic Server, was invited to speak at the last JCP Executive Committee meeting to shed some light on the future of Java EE. The core of his message was that enterprise programming is changing, and that Oracle wants to adapt to it. However, questions from the EC members indicated that the plan is still unclear.

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