In September Oracle announced that it would be moving Java EE to the Eclipse Foundation. EE4J is the start of the project which aims to define API specifications, reference implementations, and technology compatibility kits for Java application servers. EE4J is based on Java EE 8. At Java One last week, a panel of experts from Eclipse […]

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Say we want some of the Java EE tools, but not all, in a combination that creates a platform optimised for a microservice architecture. Say we want it to be vendor-neutral. Introducing MicroProfile 1.0. In the three short months since MicroProfile was announced, version 1.0 has been released. The need for MicroProfile Yesterday we discussed the problem […]

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A quick update on the Java EE front this morning: David Delabassee has confirmed in an Aquarium blog post that the Expert Group (EG) for JSR 375 – the Java EE Security API, geared at overhauling and modernising EE security API portability and simplicity  – has now been established. As Delabassee has previously written on the GlassFish blog, […]

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By David Blevins Know JAX-RS, but haven’t yet dug into Apache TomEE? Way too busy or impatient to read documentation? This repo is for you. https://github.com/tomitribe/tomee-jaxrs-starter-project The only thing better than a Maven archetype is a repo you can fork with everything already setup. Fork this repository on Github and you’re good to go! The […]

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No OSS developer is an island! Meet the members of Tomitribe – the company formed around Apache lightweight open source Java server TomEE – and find out what makes this posse of passionate open sourcers tick. With David Blevins, Jean-Louis Monteiro, Andy Gumbrecht and Jonathan Gallimore (who has also put together an excellent TomEE tutorial for […]

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