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Jakarta EE Survey 2020

At OmniFaces we poll the community from time to time about Java EE (now Jakarta EE) and related technologies. With the transfer of Java EE to Jakarta EE now almost completed, people are now starting to think about Jakarta EE 10 , the first Jakarta EE release after Java EE 8 having new featues. As such it's a good time to poll the community again. In the 2020 edition, there are 4 categories of questions again: Current usage of Java EE / Jakarta EE Servlet containers APIs related to Java EE / Jakarta EE The future of Jakarta EE Compared to 2018, we simplified some of the questions somewhat, omitting some of the less popular options to make it more manageable. We added questions about the future of Jakarta EE and MP together, the preferred Jakarta EE cadence, and generally updated the choices (such as adding Quarkus , which wasn't quite on the radar in 2018 and our own Piranha Cloud ). Jakarta EE provides the opportunity to revitalise and modernise Java EE, but i

OmniFaces 2.1 released!

We're proud to announce that today we've released OmniFaces 2.1. OmniFaces is a utility library for JSF that provides a lot of utilities to make working with JSF much easier. OmniFaces 2.1 is the second release that will depend on JSF 2.2 and CDI 1.1 from Java EE 7. Since Java EE 7 availability remains somewhat scarce, we maintain a no-frills 1.x branch for JSF 2.0 (without CDI) as well. The easiest way to use OmniFaces 2.1 is via Maven by adding the following to pom.xml: <dependency> <groupId>org.omnifaces</groupId> <artifactId>omnifaces</artifactId> <version>2.1</version> </dependency> Alternatively the jars files can be downloaded directly . A complete overview of all that's new can be found on the what's new page , and some more details can be found in BalusC's blogpost about this release . As usual the release contains an assortment of new features, some changes and a bunch of fixes. One p