Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) is a rich, mature and widely used open platform for developing and deploying server-side applications. Java EE 8, the latest version of the platform was recently finalized. Multiple open source implantations of the Java EE specifications already co-exist today: GlassFish, Red Hat WildFly and Apache TomEE.
Oracle has also announced its intention to move the Java EE development to the Eclipse Foundation; a bold move welcomed by the community and supported by multiple companies such as Red Hat, IBM, etc.
This session will first give a quick overview of Java EE today, i.e. Java EE 8 and its different components. We will then discuss what it means to have the Eclipse Foundation driving the platform forward. It is clearly an exiting new time for Java Enterprise development!