Java EE 8 - May recap

Here is a short recap covering some recent Java EE 8 updates. In May, JSON-P 1.1 (JSR 374) has passed its Final Approval Ballot. Next to this, CDI 2.0 (JSR 365) has also successfully passed the Final Approval Ballot. Given the importance of CDI across the Java EE platform, this is a key milestone towards Java EE 8!  Make sure to check this CDI 2 – Weld 3 Tour. Last month, JSON-B (JSR 367) has entered in the Final Approval ballot period. In the meantime, you can get Yasson, the...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 | JavaEE | Read More

GlassFish 5 Promoted Build 7

This week's promoted GlassFish build b07 is available here. We don't have any component updates to call out for this week, but bulk of the changes were in fixing copyrights in all files. There were also some minor developer tests related changes. Git Revision Issue Description b211a72 21683 The value of "Group List" in "Realm User" cannot be deleted by GUI 4f148d8 - Prevent deletion of default JDBC resource ea27715 - Update copyright plugin to 1.42 and update the copyright template for...

Monday, May 29, 2017 | Read More

GlassFish 5 Promoted Build 6

We had to pause GlassFish promotions process for few weeks due to migration. The nightly builds have been available again shortly after the migration. Please note our new home; the GlassFish sources are now located at The latest GlassFish 5.0-b06 promotion bundles are available here.  Here are some details on this build: Component Update: Grizzly 2.4.0-beta2 Bug Fixes: Issue ID  Summary 20684  Visual...

Monday, May 22, 2017 | Read More

Java EE 8 - April recap

  With a few days delay, here is a short recap of some the April news related to Java EE 8.    First an important update regarding that will be shutdown shortly. All the GlassFish development and most of the Java development is being migrated to GitHub under the Java EE organization. From now on, we will leverage GitHub to go forward; this will hopefully enable a greater participation. Some projects like Jersey and specifications like JAX-RS were already mirrored...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 | JavaEE | Read More

GlassFish 5 Promoted Build 4

The latest GlassFish 5.0 promotion i.e glassfish-5.0-b04 is available for download here. Component updates included in this build are: Grizzly 2.3.30 JSON-P 1.1.0-M2 Bugs Fixed  This build includes some critical security fixes apart from the following bug fixes.   Issue ID  Description GLASSFISH-21582 No error is displayed on Batch Job Executions screen when Batch Runtime database is down GLASSFISH-21652 is not counted correctly when...

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 | GlassFish | Read More

Java EE 8 - March recap

Here's a quick recap of some of the recent Java EE 8 news. JSF 2.3 (JSR 372) is now final! You can check the Release Notes and download the Reference Implementation. A small party was held at JavaLand to celebrate this community effort! JSON-P 1.1 (JSR 374) has successfully passed the Public Review Ballot and is now in Proposed Final Draft. CDI 2 (JSR 365) has also passed the Public Review Ballot and is about to enter the Proposed Final Draft stage too. Make sure to check this CD...

Monday, April 3, 2017 | JavaEE | Read More

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