Java EE 7 together with Java 8 and CompletableFuture
allows easy pipelining of asynchronous JAX-RS 2.0 resource, CDI Event and a POJO using threads from ManagedExecutorService:
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Online workshop: Java EE 7 Bootstrap
A book about rethinking Java EE Patterns