Background on Oracle’s contribution to Jakarta EE

  Today, the Eclipse Foundation is making a number of community updates on Jakarta EE, the brand under which Java EE 8 technologies will evolve to meet the requirements of cloud native Java. Check out the new Jakarta EE website and the results of the Jakarta EE Community Survey. With the updates begin delivered today, we thought it would be useful to provide an update on Oracle’s contributions so far to this project. As described in prior blogs, Oracle is contributing its Java...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 | Eclipse | Read More

The road to Jakarta EE

Today, the Eclipse Foundation is making multiple announcements related to Jakarta EE that includes the unveiling of https://jakarta.ee and the Jakarta EE logo, the results of the developer survey, etc. It's probably a good time to reflect on how we got here... End 2016, early 2017, I was jokingly using the following slide when I was discussing Java EE.  I am relatively confident that at that time no one would have predicted what would happen. You have to remember that during...

Sunday, April 22, 2018 | Eclipse | Read More

EE4J: An Update

  Mike Milinkovich of the Eclipse Foundation has recently posted a blog providing an overall update on the status of the project. To summarize: We are working on defining a new brand name using the community process described here. We have begun the process of moving Oracle GlassFish sources to the EE4J project. So far, Oracle has contributed sources for the following projects:   Eclipse Grizzly Eclipse OpenMQ Eclipse Project for JAX-RS Eclipse Project for JMS Eclipse Tyrus Eclipse...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 | Eclipse | Read More

EE4J - Eclipse Enterprise for Java

A lot of progress has been made since we have announced, 2 weeks ago, our intent to move the Java EE development to the Eclipse Foundation. Today, we are thrilled to announce EE4J (Eclipse Enterprise for Java), a new top level Eclipse project that will host this initiative. We are just at the beginning of this effort. Oracle, IBM, Red Hat and the Eclipse Foundation are actively collaborating to move as quickly as possible despite all the tasks that need to be tackled. We also...

Friday, September 29, 2017 | Eclipse | Read More

Opening Up Java EE - An Update

In a previous post, we announced that Oracle was beginning to explore moving Java EE technologies to an open source foundation in order to make the process of evolving these standards more agile, flexible and open. Since mid-August, we’ve had many discussions with other vendors, community members and open source foundations in order to move the process forward. Here’s an update on the progress we have made so far.  First, we have reached out to IBM and Red Hat, the other...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 | Eclipse | Read More

GlassFish Eclipse Integration available for 3.1.2

UPDATE This blog post from Vince is from December 2011, so it looks like we already have GlassFish 3.1.2 support on Eclipse for a long time. We now have GlassFish 3.1.2 officially supported and integrated on Eclipse Indigo thanks to an update on the plugin, and specially thanks to Vince Kraemer, who did some code magic. Recent changes in the GF 3.1.2 code did make it necessary to release a new version of the plugin, since users could not register recent builds by claiming that...

Thursday, January 17, 2013 | Eclipse | Read More

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