Coding Challenge For Java EE 8
Java EE 8 was launched at JavaOne 2017 in October and is already proving popular. It boasts two new APIs: JSON Binding API and Java EE Security API, three major updates: Servlet 4.0, Bean Validation 2.0, CDI 2.0 and minor updates: JAX-RS 2.1, JSF 2.3, JSON-P 1.1 and JPA 2.2.
If you want to get the lowdown on all that’s new in Java EE 8 you might be interested in my new book Java EE 8: Only What’s New.
How to Take Part
Reply to a Challenge Tweet
Just follow the tweeter hashtag #100DaysOfJavaEE8 and post a reply with an answer to the challenge.
Set Your Own Challenge
Why not tweet your own Java EE 8 code challenge using the hashtag #100DaysOfJavaEE8. Such as tweet which might look something like this:
#100DaysOfJavaEE8 challenge! JSON-B provides control over JSON property order. Take a look at the code snippet and chose which JSON snippet is produced? https://t.co/23GIrI2EpK #JavaEE8 #JSON @Java_EE @Java #Java pic.twitter.com/LW3K6kT7Gu
— Alex Theedom (@alextheedom) February 27, 2018
The code that forms the challenge question is a screen capture from your IDE and its attached to the tweet. The answer on your blog or in a reply to the tweet. The way you do it is up to you, just add the hashtag #100DaysOfJavaEE8 to your tweet and have fun.
The hope is to raise awareness of Java EE 8’s great new features and have some fun. So what are you waiting for? Get tweeting.