Month: January 2018

  • Java 9: discovering modules

    Preamble: this blog has also been posted on  the technical blog of my company. After some tough negotiations within the JCP (Java Community Process), OpenJDK 9, the Reference Implementation of Java Standard Edition, is to be released on September 21 2017. It will bring about 80 new features, the most important one being Java Platform Module System (JPMS), more known by […]

  • Where is Java EE going?

    Last Summer, Oracle announced its intention to open source Java EE (Enterprise Edition). This has been confirmed at JavaOne 2017. This article is an attempt to clarify the current status and identify some perspectives. Motivations According to David Delabassee, Oracle Java EE evangelist, the motivations leading to this decision are to make Java EE more […]