Here is a collection of some of the best Java EE related articles published in the last seven days.
Andrew Lee Rubinger, Arun Gupta, and Lincoln Baxter III have published an excellent cheat sheet of the key Java EE 7 technologies including: Java EE 7 Platform spec (JSR-342), Websockets 1.0 (JSR-356), Batch Applications (JSR-352), JSON Processing 1.0 (JSR-353), Concurrency Utilities 1.0 (JSR-236), JAX-RS Restful webservices (JSR-339), JMS 2.0 (JSR-343), CDI 1.1 (JSR-346), Bean Validation 1.0 (JSR-349), Servlet 3.1 (JSR-340), JPS 2.1 (JSR-338), JSF 2.2 (JSR-344) and Transaction API 1.2 (JSR-344).
Joe McKendrick reports on the Oracles community survey. The upshot is that the survey shows that the community wants the framework to embrace microservices, with JAX-RS and Servlet 4.0 being voted the two most important technologies.
Romain Manni-Bucau writes a detailed tutorial on using Servlet authentication from a JAAS LoginModule.
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