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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

Perfecting the business structure

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In programming we learn that we should not overcomplicate the architecture of our code. Yes, larger code bases may need a little bit more structure and benefit from certain architectural constructs that would be totally out of place in smaller code bases. Sometimes though it's hard to resist using these constructs in code, since we imagine our tiny app being larger than it actually is, or because we think it soon will be. Interestingly, when structuring companies very similar pitfalls seem to exist. Poor OmniDev head of engineering Liz and her friend Jennefer, who's head of marketing, are about to find out: (click on the image for a larger version) Stay tuned for the next instalment! Previous strip: The productive standup Next Strip: Hiring the right people