The start of the year is strong for Jakarta EE. New members, new plans for the next release, new initiatives and new Jakarta EE talks and sessions. Please read on.
The Jakarta EE community and Working Group is growing!
A new Enterprise member joined the Jakarta EE working group. We are very excited to welcome Shandong Cvicse Middleware Co., Ltd to the working group.
Shandong Cvicse Middleware Co.,Ltd was established in 2002 and is a backbone enterprise of basic software middleware in China. The company's main business is basic software middleware product development, integration and technical services. The main products include application servers, unified supervision platforms, PaaS platforms, etc. For more than ten years, the core products provided to our customers follow the Java EE international mainstream technical standards. Therefore, we have joined the Jakarta EE working group and hope to have more exchanges, lessons learnt, better understanding and participation in the development and construction of Jakarta EE Products to provide customers with a better Middleware Application System.
Jakarta EE 9.1 release
The focus of the first quarter is work related to Jakarta EE 9.1 Release. Kevin Sutter, IBM is leading the effort. The primary goal of the release is to provide support for Java SE 11 and to deliver it as soon as possible. We do not expect any API changes in this release.
Marketing and Branding Committee elections
We had interest from the community to fill vacant seats in the Marketing and Branding Committee.The openings were available for
Elected Committer Member Representative
Elected Participant Member Representative
We are extremely happy to announce that we filled those seats and we now have
Otavio Santana, Platform.sh as Elected Committer Member Representative
As well as
Tetiana Fydorenchyk, Jelastic as Elected Participant Member Representative
The Jakarta EE Marketing and Branding Committee is looking forward to this collaboration and contributions of Tetiana and Otavio.
2021Jakarta EE Update call
Here is the call agenda
Jakarta EE 2021 Program Plan and Budget - Will Lyons, Oracle
Plans for Jakarta EE 9.1 release - Kevin Sutter, IBM
Update from the Eclipse Foundation - Ivar Grimstad, Karen McNaughton, Tanja Obradovic
Book your 2021 Virtual Tour
We had a great interest in 2020for this tour, and we started strong in 2021 as well! Jakarta EE Developer Advocate, Ivar Grimstad, and I (Tanja Obradovic) are continuing with Jakarta EE Virtual Tour, providing one-hour talks on Jakarta EE 9 and beyond to Java communities.
January 2021 is already quite busy with the scheduled sessions, but don’t hesitate to contact me (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you’d like us to present at your Java User Group (JUG) or Meetup event throughout 2021.
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