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Editor's Note

It’s been just two months since the community delivered on its promise to release Jakarta EE 8, but a lot has happened since then. To build on the tremendous momentum around Jakarta EE, this month’s newsletter focuses on sharing information that will help everyone in the community to learn more about programming with Jakarta EE and take full advantage of its huge potential.

As you’ll see in the articles we’ve included, strategic and technical conversations about Jakarta EE and its future are flourishing. Here’s a quick preview of our lineup:

  • The latest News from the Jakarta EE community offers insights into the very productive discussions and workshops that were held at EclipseCon Europe, Jakarta EE election updates, and other important community news.
  • This month’s Spotlight article by Payara’s Rudy De Busscher explains the relationship between the Payara Platform, MicroProfile, and Jakarta EE, essential information for everyone interested in microservices architectures.
  • Our Short Takes give you fast and easy access to some of the most thought-provoking blogs about Jakarta EE hot topics, tutorials, and technical overviews that will accelerate your Jakarta EE development efforts.
  • We provide lists of New Project Proposals, New Project Releases, and Upcoming Eclipse Events so you can stay up-to-date with what we’re doing here at the Eclipse Foundation.
  • Finally, we highlight some of the many different ways you can Stay Connected with the highly engaged Jakarta EE community across your preferred communications channels.

Get set for a great ride as Jakarta EE takes off!

Happy Reading,

Shabnam Mayel


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Short Takes



New Project Proposals

  • Eclipse Sentinel will provide a reference agent software implementation featuring the Eclipse hawkBit device API.
  • Jakarta EE Starter provides functionality for generating skeleton Jakarta EE projects with optional samples and comment-like documentation backed by various vendor implementations.
  • Streamsheets provides a platform for processing stream data using a spreadsheet-like interface and spreadsheet-like formulas.

Interested in more project activity? Read on!

New Project Releases

The combination of the quarterly simultaneous release and the Jakarta EE 8 release have made this a busy month for releases.

View all the project releases here!.

Upcoming Eclipse Events

Eclipse events are being hosted all over the world! Get involved by attending or organizing an event. View all events.

Upcoming industry events and workshops where our members will play a key role. Hope to see you there!

KubeCon North America 2019
November 18-21, 2019 | San Diego, California

Edge Computing World 2019
December 9-12, 2019 | Mountain View, California

Workshop: Jakarta EE, Eclipse MicroProfile and Clouds
December 11, 2019 | Munich Airport

Workshop: Streaming Architectures with Jakarta EE and Eclipse MicroProfile
December 13, 2019 | Munich Airport 

Workshop: Jakarta EE and Eclipse MicroProfile Microservices
December 19, 2019 | Munich Airport

Are you hosting an Eclipse event? Do you know about an Eclipse event happening in your community? Email us the details!

Stay Connected

The Jakarta EE community is very active, and there are a number of channels to help you stay up-to-date with all of the latest and greatest news and information:

Also, be sure to check out this month’s Jakarta EE Community Update blog to learn more about the Jakarta EE news and activities in the month of October and the first half of November, 2019.

Subscribe to your preferred channels today. And, get involved in the Jakarta EE Working Group to help shape the future of open source, cloud native Java. To learn more about Jakarta EE-related plans and check the date for the next Jakarta Tech Talk, be sure to bookmark the Jakarta EE Community Calendar.

View all the project releases here!.

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