February is the shortest month of the year but it was nevertheless not a quiet month for Java EE 8! Here is a short recap of some recent activities and relevant updates.
- Public Review - Apr/May 2017
- Proposed Final Draft - June 2017
- Final Release - July 2017(!)
The CDI 2.0 Public Review
period is almost over, so make sure to provide your feedback to the JSR 365 EG …now
The JAX-RS 2.1 Early Draft is nearly ready; see here to get a sneak peak. In this draft, the Server-Sent Event API has changed quite a lot. For more details, check here and here (JAX-RS 2.1 m04).
The Bean Validation 2.0 (JSR 380
) EG has released an Early Draft
. To learn more about BV 2.0, you might want to listen this JBoss Community Asylum episode
Servlet 4.0 (JSR 369
) has successfully passed its renewal ballot and in the meantime, the Servlet EG is making progress
towards its Early Draft.
and JSON-P 1.1
have now entered the Public Review Ballot period. That means that those 2 specifications are getting very close to being finalised!
Finally and if you want to contribute, make sure to watch the 2nd Adopt-A-JSR webcast that was recently hosted by the JCP.