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The Next Phase of Jakarta EE
Is About to Begin

As I’m writing, we’re on the verge of completing the Jakarta EE 9 General Availability release. With the jakarta namespace change made in all Jakarta EE 9 specifications, we’re truly ready for the next phases of cloud native innovation with Jakarta EE.
To mark the achievement, this month’s newsletter takes a closer look at what the Jakarta EE 9 changes mean for developers, how to run Jakarta EE applications in a Kubernetes environment, and some of the community’s major recommendations for Jakarta EE 10.

Happy reading! 
Karen McNaughton


Towards a Community Vision for Jakarta EE 10

Reza Rahman explains the rationale behind the three main themes that have emerged in the Jakarta EE Ambassadors’ Jakarta EE 10 contribution guide.

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Jakarta EE 9

Jan Supol summarizes the key points every developer who works with Jakarta EE 9 should understand as they work with
the code.

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Tutorial: Running WildFly and Jakarta EE in a
Kubernetes Environment

Ralph Soika explains how to set up and customize a WildFly application server to run a Jakarta EE application in a container-based environment orchestrated by Kubernetes.

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Committer Profile

Arjan Tijms | Committer to 23 Projects

Arjan Tijms explains how creating the OmniFaces project in the JavaServer Faces (JSF) community led to his role as a committer on almost two dozen Eclipse Enterprise for Java (EE4J) projects and what it takes to balance multiple community interests.
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Community Updates

JakartaOne Livestream Program Details Are Available

The JakartaOne Livestream virtual conference on December 8 will include an interesting and informative mix of sessions, including keynotes and technical talks:  Read More ->

Eclipse Foundation Releases Case Study With Payara Services

The first in our new series of case studies showcases the entrepreneurial value of open source software. Read More ->
All members are welcome to participate in our case study initiative. Contact if you are interested!

Check Out Our J4K Conference Virtual Booth Presentations

The Eclipse Foundation hosted a virtual booth at the event, with Jakarta EE and Eclipse MicroProfile community members sharing their expertise in 11 sessions. Watch Replays ->

IoT Developer Survey Results Reveal Interesting Trends

More than 1,650 individuals from a broad range of industries and organizations around the globe responded to the 2020 IoT Developer Survey. Read More ->

Coming Soon! Jakarta EE 9 Release: December 8th

The Jakarta EE 9 General Availability release targeted for December 8 is on track with the final Jakarta EE 9 specifications about to start the ballot process. Read More ->

Ivar Grimstad Is Re-Elected in the 2020 JCP Executive Committee Elections

The Eclipse Foundation's Jakarta EE Developer Advocate will serve on the JCP Executive Committee for the next two years. Read More ->

New Project Proposals

The Eclipse Open MCx aims to provide a co-simulation middleware to run simulations combining physical, control & environment models. Read More ->
The Eclipse Language Server for Jakarta EE project provides core language support capabilities for the specifications defined under the Jakarta EE (EE4J) umbrella. Read More ->
The Eclipse Scenario Architect project provides a lightweight graphical user interface that allows a straightforward realization and manipulation of concrete driving testing scenarios. Read More ->
The Eclipse Digital Cockpit provides an Edge Runtime focused on industrial automation. It lives between a simple Edge Runtime, an "Android for the machine," and a lightweight "Application Server" where services and Apps can be deployed. Read More ->

New Project Releases

Upcoming Virtual Events

IT-Tage 2020
December 7-10, 2020

Embedded World 2021
March 2-4, 2021


Stuttgart International Symposium
March 30-31, 2021

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