Tuesday Mar 12, 2013

David Blevins on TomEE/Java EE Web Profile

TomEE is one of the most exciting developments in the Java EE ecosystem. For those unaware, TomEE is a very cool Apache project that starts from Tomcat and adds OpenWebBeans, OpenEJB, OpenJPA, MyFaces, Apache CXF and ActiveMQ to create a very capable, lightweight Java EE environment! TomEE is one of the greatest examples of certified Java EE Web Profile implementations. It is also a great option for Java EE developers focused on Tomcat.

 

David Blevins, the project lead for TomEE, recently did a pretty interesting interview with JAX Magazine. In the interview, David talked about the history/motivation/value proposition behind TomEE, the Java EE Web Profile, the relationship between CDI, EJB and Java EE, the relationship between Tomcat and TomEE as well as Java EE 7. It is definitely a worthwhile, thought-provoking read...

Thursday Jan 10, 2013

OW2 JOnAS Java EE 6 Web Profile Certified!

We warmly welcome OW2 JOnAS to the Java EE 6 family! OW2 successfully certified a snapshot of JOnAS 5.3.0 M8 against the Java EE 6 Web Profile TCK. This brings the number of Web Profile implementations to no less than eight and the total number of certified platforms on the official Java EE compatibility page to nineteen.

Other Java EE 6 Web Profile platforms include Resin and Apache TomEE. GlassFish, JBoss AS, WebLogic, Websphere, and others provide full Java EE 6 platform compliance.

The veteran distinctly European open source application server is currenly in the release candidate stage and is expected to reach final release stage soon. Read more details about the release here.

Friday Jan 04, 2013

Using Apache TomEE with NetBeans

TomEE is one of the most exciting developments in the Java EE ecosystem. For those unaware, TomEE is a very cool Apache project that starts from Tomcat and adds OpenWebBeans, OpenEJB, OpenJPA, MyFaces, Apache CXF and ActiveMQ to create a very capable Java EE environment! TomEE is one of the greatest examples of certified Java EE Web Profile implementations. It is also a great option for Java EE developers focused on Tomcat.

This great article describes how you can use TomEE with NetBeans (you can also use Eclipse, check the TomEE docs).

Friday Nov 16, 2012

SAP NetWeaver Cloud Java EE 6 Web Profile Certified!

We are very pleased to welcome SAP NetWeaver Cloud to the Java EE 6 family! SAP successfully certified NetWeaver Cloud SDK-2.x.Beta against the Java EE 6 Web Profile TCK. This brings the number of Web Profile implementations to no less than seven and the total number of certified platforms on the official Java EE compatibility page to eighteen.

GlassFish, WebLogic, Websphere, JBoss AS, and others provide full Java EE 6 platform compliance. Other Java EE 6 Web Profile-only platforms include Resin and Apache TomEE.

Under the hood, SAP NetWeaver Cloud uses EclipseLink, Tomcat and OpenEJB. The NetWeaver team encourages you to try it out and send them feedback. More details here.