The Best New Features in Java EE 8

The much-anticipated release of Java Enterprise Edition 8 boasts two exciting new APIs (JSON-Binding 1.0 and Java EE Security 1.0) and improvements to current APIs (JAX-RS 2.1, Bean Validation 2.0, JSF 2.3, CDI 2.0, JSON-P 1.1, JPA 2.2 and Servlet 4.0). This is the first release of Oracle’s enterprise Java…

All this week I am over at the CodeRanch answering questions about JAX-RS. Come and join me in the Web Services forum where I will be having fun discussions with other developers.

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The JAX-RS API forms an important part of the Java EE platforms commitment to provide standards-driven technology. The ubiquitous nature of the internet and that recent increasing interest in the microservice architecture has put more focus on small scalable autonomous services and their interoperability. …

Get Started with Context and Dependency Injection

In this article, I will give an overview of some of the fundamental concepts and usages of the Context and Dependency Injection framework.

You will learn that all you need to use the dependency injection framework is a compliant POJO and a qualifying injection point and that any object, including…

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