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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 EEServlet containersAPIs related to Java EE / Jakarta EEThe 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 in order to do th…

Hiring the right people

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A company's resources are typically not unlimited. Deciding for what next role to hire can be a challenging process. Does a company need extra engineers, or does it need more people on marketing? With a limited budget, choices will have to be made. A good and competent boss will often consult with the staff to discover where the need is most pressing.
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Even larger version Stay tuned for the next instalment! Previous strip: Perfecting the business structure