Jakarta EE Challenges

Do you know that many famous people were born at the end of April? I’ll give you some samples. April 21 is the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II; Vladimir Lenin was born on April 22,  William Shakespeare on April 21, and Adolf Hitler on April 20. Maybe I shouldn’t include Hitler here, but he had a huge influence on 20th century history. Why do I mention this? Because on April 24, 2018, Jakarta EE was born. Using mathematical induction, we can predict that this newborn child will have a great influence on the Java world.

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EclipseLink repository is moved to GitHub

As part of a process of transferring Java EE 8 to the Eclipse Foundation, EclipseLink source code repository was moved from Eclipse git to eclipse-ee4j organization on GitHub. It aligns EclipseLink with other EE4J projects and makes it more open to the community.

If you are a committer don’t forget to update your local copy!

New Location Old Location
Repository EE4J GitHub Eclipse git + Mirror
Issues Tracker EE4J GitHub + Eclipse BugZilla Eclipse BugZilla

From now on GitHub repository becomes a main working repository. All pull request and code reviews must be done there. Old repository on Eclipse git is switched to read only mode and will be eventually deleted as well as it’s mirror on GitHub.

I am also recommending using GitHib issues tracker for bugs submission the same way as other EE4J projects are doing. The old issues tracker is still active though.

Other project repositories (examples, etc.) will be also moved to EE4J GitHub in the nearest future.

JSON-P Sources are Transferred to Eclipse Foundation

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Today is a big date. I just pushed JSON Processing sources to Eclipse EE4J GitHub repository.

See it live here: https://github.com/eclipse-ee4j/jsonp

It’s first sources which are actually transferred from Oracle to Eclipse. First two projects (Yasson and EclipseLink) were already in Eclipse Foundation, but under different root project.

More project coming soon! The firsts make history. And the first one was JSON-P!

First two EE4J projects

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I am happy to announce that today EclipseLink and Yasson have been transferred under EE4J and officially became first two EE4J projects! EE4J now contains some real Java code and it’s a big step forward!

New projects URLs are:

Yasson: https://projects.eclipse.org/projects/ee4j.yasson
EclipseLink: https://projects.eclipse.org/projects/ee4j.eclipselink

Committers list, mailing list and forum URLs are not changed.