The highlights of enhancements in the Java EE area are the new Java EE 8 support, as well as the new and updated integration with Payara and GlassFish.
Java EE 8 support, for the first time, for Maven-based and Gradle-based Web applications. The new Java EE 8 support provides the ability to create Java EE 8 applications and deploy to a Java EE 8 container, with new "webapp-javaee8" Maven archetype created for use with Apache NetBeans. Read the complete article here
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