Showing posts from November, 2019

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

The productive standup

Timeboxing is a very simple technique to manage time and become more productive. Our OmniDevs have honed this technique to perfection! Here they are in their daily standup with scrum master Robert: (click on the image for a larger version) Stay tuned for the next instalment! Previous strip: Estimations are easy! Next strip: Perfecting the business structure

Estimations are easy!

Now for something a little different on this blog, though still in the domain of development. Today we're introducing "The OmniDevs", a comic strip dedicated to our daily struggles as developers in this exciting, but at times crazy, place we call the software industry. Without further ado, let's kick off with the first episode which is about the "favourite" pastime of most devs out there: estimating our work! (click on the image for a larger version) Stay tuned for the next instalment! Next strip: The productive standup