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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

Activating JASPIC in JBoss WildFly

JBoss WildFly has a rather good implementation of JASPIC , the Java EE standard API to build authentication modules. Unfortunately there's one big hurdle for using JASPIC on JBoss WildFly; it has to be activated. This activation is somewhat of a hack itself, and is done by putting the following XML in a file called standalone.xml that resides with the installed server: <security-domain name="jaspitest" cache-type="default"> <authentication-jaspi> <login-module-stack name="dummy"> <login-module code="Dummy" flag="optional"/> </login-module-stack> <auth-module code="Dummy"/> </authentication-jaspi> </security-domain> UPDATE Dec 23, 2015: Since WildFly 10rc5 the "jaspitest" domain is included by default in standalone.xml and no longer has to be added manually. For JBoss EAP 7 beta1 and earlier this is still needed a