Opinions Sought On Java EE 7
Opinions Sought On Java EE 7
Written by Alex Armstrong   
Wednesday, 21 November 2012

When a project is as large as the next revision of Java EE it is difficult to decide where priorities lie. What has to be included and what can be postponed? The Java EE Expert Group has asked for feedback. 

The preamble to the  Java EE 7 Feedback Survey explains:

The Java EE 7 expert group has been hard at work trying to define the next revision of the platform. It is shaping up quite nicely with things like WebSocket/HTML 5 support, a standard API for JSON processing, the next version of JAX-RS, an overhaul of JMS, batch processing in Java EE, the retiring of EJB 2 entity beans and JAX-RPC, greater alignment with CDI, a long-awaited update to the JCache API, and much, much more.

The survey has six questions and it looks as though the Java EE Expert Group will use the feedback to help it prioritize which issue to address in Java EE 7 and which to postpone until a more distant future.

The first question concerns four new JSRs that are candidates for inclusion in Java EE 7:

  • The Java API for Web Socket 1.0
  • The Java API for JSON Processing
  • Java Batch 1.0 
  • JCache 1.0

and asks which you think it is important to add to into the full Java EE platform as well as into the lighter-weight Web Profile

Attention turns next to the Context and Dependency Injection for Java EE API (CDI)  which was a key part of Java EE 6. The first question simply asks whether CDI should be enabled by default in Java EE, two further questions explore issues of CDI annotations and the final two questions in the survey are about support for interceptors.

The survey, which is now up on SurveyMonkey has been designed to make it as easy as possible to have you opinion on the future if Java EE taken into account.

More Information

Java EE 7 Feedback Survey

Related Articles

Java EE 7 and Glassfish 4.0 at JavaOne

One Committee to Oversee Java?


To be informed about new articles on I Programmer, install the I Programmer Toolbar, subscribe to the RSS feed, follow us on, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or Linkedin,  or sign up for our weekly newsletter.




blog comments powered by Disqus



Trees And Heaps For Xmas - A Programmer At Xmas

'Tis that time of year when it is OK to use the word 'tis. Programmers are a funny lot, but they too are forced to stand away from the keyboard and stop coding. Why exactly? Well there are festive tre [ ... ]

Facebook Closes M, Its Virtual Assistant

Facebook is shutting down M, its virtual assistant that relies on help from humans to handle users' questions and requests. Launched in limited beta almost two and a half years ago, it was only ever o [ ... ]

More News

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 21 November 2012 )

RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2018 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.