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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

Payara 5 RC1 available for testing

We are happy to announce that Payara 5 release candidate 1 is now available for download . Payara 5 is the first release that will include all of the Java EE 8 and MicroProfile 1.2 components, including a special build of Mojarra (JSF 2.3) based on the 2.4 master in which a lot of refactoring has been done, and a special build of Soteria (Java EE Security) based on the 1.1 master with several bug fixes. The full list of changes are available from the links given below: Changes in Payara 5 RC 1 Changes in Payara 5 Beta 2 Changes in Payara 5 Beta 1 Changes in Payara 5 Alpha 3 Changes in Payara 5 Alpha 2 Changes in Payara 5 Alpha 1 Payara 5 runs all the Java EE 7 samples , all the Java EE 8 samples and all of the MicroProfile 1.2 samples . If no major bugs surface Payara 5 Final should be released soon. Arjan Tijms