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Editor's Note

With the January 16 announcement that the Jakarta EE 9 release plan is approved, the year is off to a great start for the Jakarta EE community and everyone at the Eclipse Foundation. And, it gets even better with news about industry-first events, including Cloud Native for Java (CN4J) Day and JakartaOne Livestream – Japan. For details, check out our News section.

Spotlight Articles

Our spotlight articles this month bring you some of the most interesting and informative content from around the web to help you move forward with Jakarta EE:

  • Michael Frembs explains how to modernize Java EE apps to cloud native with MicroProfile, and Open Liberty.
  • Patrik Duditš shares the process Payara followed to achieve Jakarta EE compatibility.
  • Philip Riecks provides links to a variety of 5- to 15-minute, easy-to-understand online tutorials for common Jakarta EE tasks.
  • Richard Monson-Haefel looks at the key role the Jakarta Servlet API and Tomcat play in providing a foundation for innovation using Jakarta EE.

Short Takes

We also wanted to take this opportunity to highlight some additional content we think you’ll find interesting:

The Latest Happenings

As always, be sure to check our lists so you can stay up to date with the latest happenings here at the Eclipse Foundation:

Help Us Improve This Newsletter

Finally, you may have noticed we’ve changed the format of our newsletter as well as the mix and types of articles we’re providing over the past few months. We’d really like your feedback on the changes we’ve made and your thoughts on how we can make this newsletter even more useful and relevant to you. Send your thoughts to

Happy Reading!
Shabnam Mayel


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Jakarta EE: Servlets and Tomcat — 23 Years and Counting

Jakarta EE Quickstart Guides for Each Application Server

New Project Proposals

  • The OpenHW Group CORE-V project produces industrial quality fully documented and verified implementations of the CV32E and CV64A

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March 30, 2020 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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