Java 9 is likely to receive a four-month extension, which means it may be launched in July 2017 and Java EE 8 may see the light of day at the end of next year. Now that Oracle is donating NetBeans to the Apache Foundation, they may have time on their hands but as Oracle spokesman Mike Moeller told The Register a couple of months ago, the plans for Java EE will be unveiled at the JavaOne conference. The countdown has begun.
The conclusions drawn at Java Community Process’ most recent Executive Committee Meeting did not help shed too much light on the future of Java EE or the (hopefully) upcoming Java EE 8, but we learned that Oracle is talking to large Java EE vendors, and will soon consult with community members such as Java Champions and Java User Groups.
Each Monday we take a step back and analyze what has happened in the previous week. Last week we presented the fifth release candidate of Angular 2, we shed some light on what Java Champion Jeff Genender thinks of Java EE 8 and we launched a microservices checklist. Our first interviewee was Viktor Farcic, Senior Consultant at CloudBees. But that’s not all.
Where does the future of Java EE lie? In the cloud? In the hands of Java EE Guardians or MicroProfile? We invited Jeff Genender, Java Champion and Apache Member, to talk about Java EE 8, the latest news and the initiatives that may or may not make a real change.
After Oracle’s president of product development Thomas Kurian told InfoWorld that the company has not abandoned Java EE and that it is planning to move it to the cloud, we asked Lukas Eder, a Java and SQL aficionado, to comment on the latest revelations about the battle for enterprise Java.
Red Hat recently joined forces with Payara, IBM, Tomitribe and the London Java Community to create MicroProfile, an open forum which aims to bring microservices to Enterprise Java. In this interview series, we ask all the parties involved to comment on the initiative and their contribution to MicroProfile. Our second interviewee is Martijn Verburg, the co-organizer of the London Java Community.
Where does the future of Java EE lie? After Oracle reduced its activities concerning Java EE 8, community members created a group called „Java EE Guardians“. Then came MicroProfile, an open forum which aims to bring microservices to Enterprise Java. What’s next? We asked Java Champion Lukas Eder, Java Rock Star Adam Bien and Payara’s Mike Croft to comment on the current state of Java EE and its future.
Java EE Guardians speak bluntly: “I would sympathize with continued development of Java EE within the ASF”
Discussions about Java EE‘s future persist. We asked Anatole Tresch, JSR 354 Spec Lead (Java Money & Currency) and PPMC member, to interpret the current situation.
Red Hat joined forces with Payara, IBM, Tomitribe and the London Java Community to create MicroProfile, an open forum which aims to bring microservices to Enterprise Java. We asked Payara’s Mike Croft to comment on the new initiative. More to follow.
#AboutLastWeek: The world after Brexit, Java EE Guardians at full throttle, Eclipse Neon release train sees the light of day
Each Monday we take a step back and analyze what has happened in the previous week. Last week Britain decided to part ways with the European Union, the Eclipse Foundation announced the Eclipse Neon release train and Java EE Guardians founder talked about the state of Java EE and the future of the group. Plus, we learned that NetBeans IDE 8.2 is now feature complete.
Java EE Guardians speak bluntly: “Java EE was capable of doing things that are now called ‘Social Media’, ‘Cloud’ or ‘Internet of Things’ many years ago”
Where does the future of Java EE lie? After Oracle reduced its activities concerning Java Enterprise 8, community members created a group called „Java EE Guardians“. What goals do these Guardians have? And where does Java EE 8 stand and what’s next?