What’s new in JEE 7

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Java Enterprise Edition 7 or JEE 7 offers new features that enhance HTML5 support and increase developer productivity to meet enterprise demands.”This is the ultimate platform for building HTML5 and mobile apps,” said Cameron Purdy, vice president of development at Oracle. This puts things into proper context. Yes, HTML5 app development is going to be a lot easier with JEE 7. The whole world is moving towards HTML5 development as HTML5 apps would work in almost all kinds of devices be it a desktop, tablet or a mobile with literally the same code base.For developer productivity, JEE 7 offers easier-to-use APIs, such as Java Message Service 2.0, and the simplified JMS API.

Overview of New Features In JEE 7

  • Enhanced HTML 5 Support (Websockets and JSON)
  • Improved developer productivity
  • Portable Batch processing
  • Easier API’s – Lesser boiler plate code

What’s New – Detailed List

  • Java API for RESTful Web Services 2.0
  • Java Message Service 2.0
  • Java API for JSON Processing 1.0
  • Java API for WebSocket 1.0
  • Bean Validation 1.1
  • Batch Applications for the Java Platform 1.0
  • Java Persistence API 2.1
  • Servlet 3.1
  • Concurrency Utilities for Java EE 1.0
  • JavaServer Faces 2.2 (support for HTML5-friendly markup as part of JSF)

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