Jakarta EE Ambassadors Rebranding Complete

A couple of months ago, the Java EE Guardians group began working with the Eclipse Foundation to go through the effort of changing to a new and more relevant title as the Jakarta EE Ambassadors. We are excited to announce that after much coordination, time, effort, and assistance from the Eclipse Foundation, the rebranding isContinue reading “Jakarta EE Ambassadors Rebranding Complete”

Moving Forward with Oracle and Eclipse Foundation Agreement on Jakarta EE

The Java EE Guardians have noted with great excitement the final agreement between Oracle and the Eclipse Foundation to move forward Jakarta EE. Eclipse Foundation Executive Director Mike Milinkovich covers the agreement and its objective implications well. He also does a good job outlining current Jakarta EE working group consensus and a high-level view ofContinue reading “Moving Forward with Oracle and Eclipse Foundation Agreement on Jakarta EE”

Java 9 on Java EE 8 Using Eclipse and Open Liberty

This post was originally written by Martin Farrell. I wrote a post a few weeks ago titled Which IDEs and Servers support Java EE 8 and Java 9 which looked at the current state of play between Java 9 and Java EE 8. As you would expect things have moved quickly and we now haveContinue reading “Java 9 on Java EE 8 Using Eclipse and Open Liberty”

Java EE is Officially Retired. It’s Now Called Jakarta EE. How Did We Get Here?

This post was written by Buhake Sindi, a Java EE Guardian. The results are out and it’s official: Java EE has been retired. This announcement was made by The Eclipse Foundation’s executive director, Mike Milinkovich on his Life at Eclipse blog. Almost 7,000 people voted in our community poll, and over 64% voted in favor of Jakarta EE.   GoodbyeContinue reading “Java EE is Officially Retired. It’s Now Called Jakarta EE. How Did We Get Here?”

EE4J: An Opportunity for Reconciliation in the Java Ecosystem?

This post was written by Jean-François James, a Java EE Guardian . I have a dream: that one day the whole Java community would join forces to strengthen its position on server-side applications where movements such as containerization, microservices, cloud-native or serverless are challenging its paradigms. As explained in my previous post, Java EE (Enterprise Edition) won’t go beyondContinue reading “EE4J: An Opportunity for Reconciliation in the Java Ecosystem?”

Where is Java EE going?

This post was written by Jean-François James, a Java EE Guardian . Last Summer, Oracle announced its intention to open source Java EE (Enterprise Edition). This has been confirmed at JavaOne 2017. This article is an attempt to clarify the current status and offer some important perspectives. Motivations According to David Delabassee, Oracle Java EE evangelist, the motivations leading toContinue reading “Where is Java EE going?”

Joint Community Open Letter on Java EE Naming and Packaging

Oracle has promised to open up the ownership of Java EE by moving it to the Eclipse Foundation via the EE4J project. This is a tremendously positive move that will make a very important part of the overall Java platform truly open and agile. The problem is that Oracle wants to restrict the use ofContinue reading “Joint Community Open Letter on Java EE Naming and Packaging”