When Oracle announced that MVC 1.0 was withdrawn from Java EE 8, they also indicated that they were investigating a possible transfer to a community member or organization for completion as a standalone JSR. True to their word, a request for a transfer ballot of JSR 371 has now been submitted to the JCP Executive Committee. […]

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On November 28th, Oracle announced that they were withdrawing the JSRs for Management 2.0 (JSR 373), and JMS 2.1 (JSR 368), based on the feedback from the community. Furthermore, they are investigating a possible transfer of MVC to another community member or organisation in order to complete JSR 371 as a stand-alone component. This is […]

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JavaOne is over for another year. For those of us unlucky enough to be stuck at home or work, here is a Voxxed roundup of last week’s events complete with links to session recordings.   Java EE is on the table In the JavaOne opening keynote, we were assured that Oracle is listening and that there is a very well […]

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Lightbend (which you may know as Typesafe) released the results of a survey of 2,151 JVM developers last week. The survey aimed to look at the correlations between development trends and IT infrastructure trends and how organisations are modernising applications. It also looked at how much emerging technologies are used in production. Based on the […]

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Oracle is listening. In the JavaOne keynote on Sunday, Anil Gaur, Group Vice President of Engineering, Oracle – Cloud Application Foundation, announced a busy year for Java EE platform developers.   Java EE There has been a tense period of uncertainty about the fate of Java EE from the Java community. This is due to the observation that […]

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The IT world is moving forward fast. I wrote about Microservices and whether that spells the death of the Enterprise Service Bus and other middleware a year ago. This article is a “follow-up” and update to discuss how relevant microservices, containers and a cloud-native architecture is for middleware. It is unbelievable how fast enterprises of […]

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By Ondrej Mihályi Payara Server comes bundled with OpenMQ, which implements the Java Message Service (JMS) standard. For simple messaging scenarios, it is convenient to use embedded OpenMQ broker, which is available by default. However, this embedded OpenMQ is running inside the JVM instance of Payara Server. This implies that whenever one of them needs to […]

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By Mike Croft Of course, as responsible developers, we all thoroughly test our code and therefore our applications never need troubleshooting; it’s everyone else’s code that goes wrong. So what do we do when the inevitable happens? Troubleshooting your application is a huge topic, purely because of the many different ways that things can go […]

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By Andrew Pielage Before putting any application out for public access, it’s always worth testing that it works how you expect it to (and also how you don’t expect it to!). Effective testing of applications is something you can spend a week being taught, but for this blog I’ll just cover the basics of running JUnit […]

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Continuous deployment specialist and Boxfuse CEO Axel Fontaine hit up QCon London last week to spread the good word about the need to declutter machines and deployments. For the uninitiated, Fontaine describes Boxfuse as; “the easiest, most reliable and secure way to run your JVM and Node.js apps on AWS. It is based on three […]

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