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A New Logo for the Eclipse Foundation

Since the beginning of the Eclipse Foundation in 2004 we have had two corporate logos, both of which happened to be the same logo as used by the Eclipse IDE. For a long time that was a good idea, as the Eclipse IDE was definitely our flagship project.

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On Complexity and Good Intentions

We are now about six months into the process of migrating Java EE to the Eclipse Foundation, and I think we’re all learning a lot as we go. I wanted to take a moment and take stock of the scale of this project, its complexity, and where we are.

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And the Name Is…

We are happy to announce that the new name for the technology formerly known as Java EE is….[insert drumroll]… Jakarta EE.

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Introducing the EE.next Working Group

As part of our continuing adventures in migrating Java EE to the Eclipse Foundation I am pleased to announce that the draft of the EE.next Working Group charter  has now been posted for community review. Comments and feedback are welcomed on the ee4j-community@eclipse.org mail list.

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EE4J: Current Status and What’s Next

There is a lot going on as Java EE continues its migration to the Eclipse Foundation. Since there are so many parallel threads, I thought it would be a good idea to recap where we are, and what is coming up in the next few weeks.

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Eclipse Community Directions for 2018

As 2018 begins I would like to share a few thoughts on where I think the Eclipse community is heading.  I am looking forward to an incredibly busy year for myself, the staff of the Eclipse Foundation, and our community, because this is going to be a year of tremendous growth and opportunity. I will try to give a brief overview of what I see as some of the exciting things that are going on at the Eclipse Foundation. I am sure that I will miss some, so apologies in advance!

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EE4J Code Arrives

Last week the EE4J project achieved an important milestone when the source code for the API and reference implementation of JSON-P JSR-374 project was pushed by Dmitry Kornilov into its GitHub repository in the EE4J organization.

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EE4J Progress: Nine New Projects Proposed at the Eclipse Foundation

I am very pleased to announce that the first nine project proposals for the Eclipse Enterprise for Java (EE4J) top-level project have been formally published for community review. This is the first step to making the migration of Java EE to the Eclipse Foundation a reality.

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Help Pick the New Name for Java EE

This blog post is based on the text of Eclipse EE4J’s very first GitHub Issue. Please join the conversation over there!

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On Naming, or Why EE4J Does Not Suck

“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” — Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride, on Vizzini’s use of the word “inconceivable”.

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