Java EE Guardians Survey Results: Standards and Innovation

From DZone Java Zone
March 15, 2017 - 12:01pm
As some of you are aware, the Java EE Guardians and DZone jointly conducted a community survey to help determine Java EE 8 features prior to JavaOne 2016. You may also be aware that we shared the results of that survey with Oracle before the details of the renewed Java EE 8 scope was announced. Now is a great time to start analyzing those results a bit more. I've already done a high-level summary of the results. I've also done a deeper dive into the responses for HTTP/2 and Servlet 4, Java SE 8 alignment as well as Java EE security. Besides simply asking about Java EE 8 features, we asked a number of fundamental questions towards the end of the survey that go to the core of Java EE itself. In this entry and a subsequent few others, I am going to take a closer look at some of these questions. I'll then return back to looking at the more mundane Java EE 8 feature specific questions. It will be clear in a few weeks why this change of order is important at the moment.

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