We're excited to announce the release of Java EE 7! So what can you expect to see and how can this release benefit you? Let's take a closer look.
The main theme for this release has to do with the Cloud. The Java EE platform is already well suited for cloud environments thanks to its container-based model and the abstraction of resource access it entails; however, in this release, we have further enhanced the suitability of the Java EE platform for cloud environments.
Java EE 7 for Private and Public Clouds
Java EE 7 products are now able to more easily operate on private or public clouds. These products will deliver their functionality as a service with support for features like multi-tenancy and elasticity (horizontal scaling). Furthermore, this release will allow applications written for Java EE 7 to further experience the benefits of a cloud environment.
The "Skinny" on Java EE 7
Java EE 7 offers higher productivity, less boilerplate, richer functionality, more default options and HTML5 support in the form of WebSocket and JSON. Here are a few more things to note about this release:
Enroll in Java EE 7 Training
Oracle University can help experienced enterprise Java developers make the most of the new platform with our Java EE 7: New Features course.
This course provides an overview of major changes and enhancements in Java EE 7. It's designed for experienced Java EE 6 platform professionals and simplifies the switch to the Java EE 7 platform.
By enrolling in this course, you'll get the chance to perform lab exercises and experiment with real code examples. You'll also learn to:
Java API for Web Sockets
Expert Oracle University instructors will also help you deep dive into the following:
Questions or comments about this Java EE 7 release? We'd love to hear from you. Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.
-Ravi Narasimhacharya, OU Curriculum Product Manager