|Java EE 7 Approved
|Written by Alex Armstrong
|Wednesday, 01 May 2013
The Java EE 7 Platform JSR, and Web Profile JSR have both been approved by the Java Community Process.
This is the first release of Java Enterprise Edition since Oracle took over Java. As reported on the Oracle Blog by specification lead LindaDeMichiel It has now passed the JCP Executive Committee Final Approval Ballot, with the support of an overwhelming majority of the committee members.
The main objective of Java EE 7 was to enhance the suitability of the platform for cloud environments with support for features such as multitenancy and elasticity (horizontal scaling). Adding support for the latest web standards, including HTML5 and Web Sockets was another.
Of the fourteen JSRs included in the release four are new to the Java EE Platform:
The other ten JSRs in the platform are:
There are also nine maintenance releases (MRs):
The Java EE 7 GlassFish reference implementation will be released within the next couple of weeks.
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|Last Updated ( Wednesday, 01 May 2013 )