Devoxx Going Strong
By Yolande Poirier on Nov 18, 2010
Today, Jerome Dochez, Paul Sandoz and Linda DeMichiel presented the keynote on the future of Java EE. They summarized the new developments for Java EE platform. Java EE 7 will be improved to deploy cloud computing applications and infrastructures. Other signifiquant developments will be on JSF, web tier, the Java persistence and JAX-RS. Paul Sandoz showed code examples for injection integration improvements. He invited the developer community to contribute to speed up the development of JAX-RS 2.0. Developers can still give their feedback on JPA 2.1 and JAX-RS 2.0 as well.
Dalibor Topic, during the OpenJDK session, clarified Oracle's commitment to the OpenJDK and summarized the recent announcements regarding IBM and Apple participation. He also gave an overview of the OpenJDK community and the associated open source projects, going over contributors and contribution samples. The project is clearly popular with main companies such as Google and Redhat as contributors. Currently, a number of non-Oracle employees are contributing to the project and he encouraged any developers to contribute and have fun.