From Cybercom Sweden
Ivar Grimstad is a Java Champion and JUG Leader and software architect working as Principal Consultant for Cybercom Group in Sweden.
He is involved in the Java Community Process as a member of the Executive Committee, Spec Lead for JSR 371 (MVC 1.0) and has served as Expert Group Member for a number of JSRs, such asJSR 375 (Java EE Security API).
Ivar is in the Eclipse Enterprise for Java (EE4J) PMC and involved in Eclipse MicroProfile as well as being an Apache NetBeans Committer.
The last few months have been very busy in the Enterprise Java space. Java EE 8 was finalized and at the same time, Oracle has announced, with the support of Red Hat and IBM, its intention to move the development of the platform to the Eclipse Foundation under the EE4J umbrella project. And with changes comes questions, a lot of questions!
What is Jakarta EE? What is EE4J? What does it mean for Java EE? Why Eclipse? How can I contribute to EE4J? What is the EE4J timeline? Etc.
During this BoF we will explain what EE4J and Jakarta EE are. We will also share the latest updates and answer any questions the audience might have.