February was a busy month with all of the preparations for the upcoming Java 8 release in March. The four new JSRs being developed through the JCP for the Java SE 8 Platform, have completed their JCP Executive Committee (EC) Final Approval Ballots and published their Final Release milestones.
Java SE Final Releases.
JSR 308, Annotations on Java Types, led by Michael Ernst and Alex Buckley, passed the JCP EC Final Approval Ballot (more...)
Please join us for the next Adopt-a-JSR
meeting scheduled for Thursday, 11 July at 10:00 am PDT (meeting details
below). Arun Gupta and Martijn Verburg will be joining to discuss how
to contribute to Completed/Final JSRs, including the Java EE 7 JSRs, through the Adopt-a-JSR program. We will (more...)
The time has arrived to open nominations for the 2013 JCP Annual Awards (Hall of Fame page)! The JCP program celebrates success.
Members of the community nominate worthy participants, Spec Leads, and
Java Specification Requests (JSRs) in order to cheer on the hard work
and creativity that produces ground-breaking (more...)
Last week, Oracle and Java Community Process members announced the launch of Java Enterprise Edition 7 (Java EE 7). The fourteen new JSRs had published their Final Releases previously as announced in an earlier blog entry. You can view the Java EE 7 launch event on-demand, or (more...)
The next JCP
EC Meeting, and the first public EC Meeting of 2013, is scheduled for Tuesday, 11 June at 08:00 AM PDT. The agenda includes a JSR 358, A major revision of the Java Community Process aka JCP.next.3, update and status report. Meeting details are (more...)
The JCP hosted an online meeting last week on the Adopt-a-JSR program for Non-English speakers. There over twenty Java User Group (JUG) participants on the call, and there was interest from French, German, Spanish, Portuguese JUG members. We discussed the global collaboration ideals of the Adopt-a-JSR program, some tips (more...)
The remaining Java EE 7 JSRs have published their Final Releases. Java ME Embedded continues to move forward, as well as JCP.Next.
JSR 342, Java Enterprise Edition 7 (Java EE 7) Specification, has published its Final Release. Remember to register for the Java EE Launch JSR 236, Concurrency Utilities for Java EE, has published its Final Release.
JSR 340, Java Servlet 3.1, has published its Final Release.
JSR 345, Enterprise JavaBeans 3.2, has published its Final Release.
JSR 361, Java ME Embedded Profile, Early Draft Review. The review closes 30 June.
JSR 358, A Major Revision of the Java Community Process, has passed its JSR Renewal Ballot. From the Renewal Ballot: The
subject-matter of this JSR (licensing, compatibility,
intellectual-property) are extremely complex and require a great deal
of discussion and negotiation between the lawyers and business
representatives of the various EC companies and organizations. We've
been working diligently on the JSR and have made significant progress. We held extensive discussions during our
recent face-to-face meeting in Zurich (as we have done at each f2f
meeting since the JSR was submitted) and during that meeting the Expert
Group agreed to move forward with a series of proposals. Nevertheless,
it is likely to be several months before we can produce an Early Draft
Attend the first public EC Meeting of 2013 next week, on 11 June, to hear an update on JSR 358 and JCP.Next progress--details to follow later this week.
This month the JCP has been busy posting the Final Releases for the Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) 7 JSRs. There were also two JSR Early Draft Reviews this month (see below for details). In April, the Java EE 7 JSRs passed the JCP EC Final Approval Ballots, (more...)
Please join us for the next Adopt-a-JSR meeting scheduled for Friday, 31 May at 08:00 am PDT (meeting details below). Bruno Souza and Martijn Verburg will be joining to discuss how to expand the Adopt-a-JSR programs into other languages beyond English and Portuguese--French, German, Spanish...
New, current and curious (more...)
The final set of Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) 7 Platform JSRs have passed their Executive Committee (EC) Final Approval Ballots yesterday!
- JSR 236, Concurrency Utilities for Java EE, passed the EC Final Approval Ballot with 19 yes votes.
- JSR 340, Java Servlet 3.1, passed the EC (more...)
The first Java EE 7 JSRs have successfully passed their JCP Final Approval Ballots (FAB), the final JCP Executive Committee (EC) vote of the JSR lifecycle, and will progress to Final Release as their next milestone.
JSR 343, Java Message Service 2.0, passed the FAB with 22 (more...)
JSR updates for February and March 2013! Busy times for the JCP, particularly for Java EE 7 Java Specification Requests (JSRs). A few Java SE 8 JSRs have posted updated milestone drafts, as well. See below for more...
New JSR approved: JSR 362, Portlet Specification 3.0; now accepting (more...)