Topic: jakarta ee

Report: Enterprise Java is having a renaissance

Enterprise Java is currently experiencing a renaissance, ever since the change in name from Java EE to Jakarta EE and the transfer of the project from Oracle to the Eclipse Foundation. This is according to Mike Milinkovich, executive director of The Eclipse Foundation, in response to the results of the foundation’s 2021 Jakarta EE Developer … continue reading

Jakarta EE 9.1 now available

The Jakarta EE Working Group has announced that Jakarta EE 9.1 is now available. According to the Working Group, this release is significant because it makes Jakarta EE compatible with Java SE 11.  Jakarta EE 9.1 already has five compatible implementations from leaders in the Java ecosystem: IBM Open Liberty, Eclipse Glassfish, Apache TomEE, Red … continue reading

Jakarta EE 9 provides new baseline for evolution of platform

The Eclipse Foundation has announced the release of Jakarta EE 9, which provides a new baseline for the evolution of the platform.  According to the Eclipse Foundation, the major change in Jakarta EE 9 is the completion of the transition from the javax.* package namespace to the jakarta.* namespace.  The foundation explained this namespace change … continue reading

Increasing Jakarta EE adoption indicates growing interest in cloud-native Java

Java developers are increasingly becoming interested in cloud-native Java, according to the findings of a new study from the Eclipse Foundation. The study also showed that there has been significant adoption of Jakarta EE 8.  The 2020 Jakarta EE Developer Survey is based on responses from thousands of Java developers. There was a 19% increase … continue reading

2019: Java’s last year on top?

Following the new biannual release schedule that started in 2018, this year Java saw two major releases, Java 12 in March and Java 13 in September.  Java 12 introduced features such as a new low pause time garbage collector, microbench suite, switch expressions, a JVM constraints API, and more.  With Java 13, Oracle set out … continue reading

Jakarta EE now operates under open, community-driven process

After transitioning from Oracle to the Eclipse Foundation in 2017, Jakarta EE (previously known as Java EE), has reached another major milestone.  With today’s release of the Jakarta EE 8 Full Platform and Web Profile specification, the project  now has a new baseline for having an “open, vendor-neutral, community-driven process.” Now, Java vendors, developers, and … continue reading

Eclipse Foundation adds new Jakarta EE and IoT community members

The Eclipse Foundation is welcoming 16 new members today. According to the foundation, this comes at a time where the Jakarta EE and Eclipse IoT developer communities are surging. The foundation is built around a platform for open collaboration and innovation. It aims to provide a vendor-neutral governance framework, mature development processes and IP services. … continue reading

Jakarta EE to focus on cloud native development

The Eclipse Foundation is laying out its roadmap for Jakarta EE, a community-led platform spun out from Java EE, which was the go-to platform for enterprise systems for many years. When Java EE was transferred from Oracle to the Eclipse Foundation, it was decided that it should be renamed, and the community chose Jakarta EE, … continue reading

Java EE renamed to Jakarta EE

Java EE has been rebranded to Jakarta EE by the Eclipse Foundation community. The name comes from the Jakarta Project, an early Apache open-source effort. “It is preferred that when you are generically referring to this open source software platform that you call it Jakarta EE rather than EE4J. EE4J, the Eclipse Top-level project,  is … continue reading

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