The Ingredients of Java EE 8

Java EE 8 started with a community survey, some ideas and a meeting during JavaOne 2013 [slides].

Meanwhile the Java EE 8 contents settled down and the JSR work started. Java EE 8 comprises the following JSRs / APIs:

  1. JSR 366: Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 8 (Java EE 8), issues, resources, mailing lists
  2. [New] JSR 107: JCACHE - Java Temporary Caching API, issues, resources, mailing lists
  3. [New] JSR 367: JavaTM API for JSON Binding (JSON-B), issues, resources, mailing lists
  4. [New] JSR 371: Model-View-Controller (MVC 1.0), issues, resources, mailing list
  5. [New] JSR 373: JavaTM EE Management API 2.0, issues, resources, mailing lists
  6. [New] JSR 375: JavaTM EE Security API, issues, resources, mailing lists
  7. JSR 372: JavaServer Faces (JSF 2.3), issues, resources, mailing lists
  8. JSR 370: JavaTM API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS 2.1), issues, resources, mailing list
  9. JSR 369: JavaTM Servlet 4.0, issues, resources, mailing lists
  10. JSR 368: JavaTM Message Service 2.1, issues, resources, mailing lists
  11. JSR 365: Contexts and Dependency Injection for JavaTM 2.0, issues, resources, mailing lists
  12. [extension] JSR 362: Portlet Specification 3.0, issues, resources, mailing lists
  13. [old spec] JSR 356: JavaTM API for WebSocket, issues, resources, mailing lists
  14. [old spec] JSR 353: JavaTM API for JSON Processing, issues, resources, mailing lists
  15. [old spec] JSR 352: Batch Applications for the Java Platform, issues, resources, mailing lists
  16. [old spec] JSR 349: Bean Validation 1.1, issues, resources, mailing lists
  17. [old spec] JSR 345: Enterprise JavaBeansTM 3.2, issues, resources, mailing lists
  18. [old spec] JSR 338: JavaTM Persistence 2.1, issues, resources, mailing lists
  19. [old spec] JSR 341: Expression Language 3.0, issues, resources, mailing lists
  20. [old spec] JSR 236: Concurrency Utilities for JavaTM EE, issues, resources, mailing lists
  21. [old spec] JSR 322: JavaTM EE Connector Architecture 1.7, issues, resources, mailing lists
  22. [old spec] JSR 250: Common Annotations for the JavaTM Platform, issues (same as Java EE) resources, mailing list (same as Java EE)
  23. [old spec] JSR 907: JavaTM Transaction API (JTA), issues, resources, mailing lists
  24. [old spec] JSR 245: JavaServerTM Pages 2.1, issues, resources, mailing lists
  25. [old spec] JSR 224: JavaTM API for XML-Based Web Services (JAX-WS) 2.0, issues, resources, mailing lists

All the specs above are run in transparent mode. The recent JCP JSR editions are maintained in according to the transparency rules what means: mailing lists, wikis and issues tracker have to be publicly available. If you are interested in the current state or feature set, just checkout the resources above. Enjoy!


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Comments:

Thanks a lot for this summary. Actually, this should be available on oracle's site for every release.

Posted by Romeo Frenksen on January 13, 2016 at 08:45 PM CET #

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