Quick-fire interview round

5 minutes with the PMC Lead of EE4J

What is Jakarta EE? What does it mean for a project to go open source like Java EE? In this interview, Ivar Grimstad, the PMC Lead of EE4J, gave us five minutes of his time to tell us about EE4J and Jakarta EE.

Think of it as the replacement for the JCP for Java EE

Eclipse Working Group on the move

The draft of the Working Group charter is now available for community review. You have at least 30 days to give your comments and feedback on the [email protected] mail list but you are advised to read the FAQ first.

No turning back

EE4J will not inherit the Java EE name

Oracle’s Will Lyons has responded to the Java EE Guardians’ open letter asking the company to allow the use of “Java EE” and “javax” packages for EE4J. Although Oracle will not allow the new platform to retain the Java EE name, they seem to have agreed to one of the requests.

Interview with Greg Luck, CEO of Hazelcast

Hazelcast joins Eclipse Foundation: “There is interest in adding JCache support to MicroProfile”

Hazelcast has officially joined the Eclipse Foundation. Given their work on Eclipse MicroProfile and the fact that Oracle has moved stewardship of Java EE technologies to the Foundation, Hazelcast felt it was the right time to become even more involved. We talked with Greg Luck, the CEO of Hazelcast about their primary focus, the future of the open source Enterprise Java and more.

Interview with Graham Charters and Katherine Stanley

“Think of Eclipse MicroProfile as two things: The project and the technology set”

A lot has happened lately in the Eclipse MicroProfile world: they revamped the logo, released 1.2 and welcomed Oracle to its community. JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc caught up with Graham Charters and Katherine Stanley at JAX London 2017 to talk about the benefits Java EE brings to a microservices architecture, Java EE 8 and the future of both EE4J and Eclipse MicroProfile.