Episode 21 – Aug 2014

Kito, Ian, and Daniel change up the format to involve more discussion. They discuss the new Java EE JSRs (JSF, JMS, Servlet, CDI, Java API for JSON Binding, etc.) plus entirely new proposals such as MVC and Java API for JSON Binding. Other topics include RichFaces, PrimeFaces, Apache TomEE, Delta Spike, QUnit, Angular.js. Hibernate OGM, Spring Boot, JBoss Errai, and more, plus upcoming conferences.

If you have feedback on the new format, please let us know.

UI Tier

Mojarra 2.2.8 released

PrimeFaces 5.0.5, 4.0.18, 3.5.28 released

RichFaces 4.5.0.Alpha3 released

ICEfaces EE 3.3.0.GA_P02 released

JSF 2.3 JSR proposal

Servlet 4.0

Java API for JSON Binding

Spring Framework 4.1 — Spring MVC Improvements

Java EE MVC 1.0 JSR

Middle Tier

Apache TomEE JAX-RS / Arquillian starter project

Delta Spike 1.0 Released

Contexts and Dependency Injection for Java 2.0

It’s time to begin JMS 2.1.

Persistence Tier

Hibernate OGM nominated for Duke’s Choice Award

Apache Hadoop 2.5.0 is released

Apache Sqoop 1.4.5 released


Jena 2.12.0 released

Spring XD 1.0 GA Released

Spring Boot 1.1.5 released

Errai 3.1.0.CR1, 3.0.2.Final and 2.4.5.Final released!


  • JavaZone – Oslo, Norway – September 9th-11th
  • JavaOne – San Francisco, CA September 28 – October 2, 2014
  • Devoxx – Antwerp, Belgium – November 10th-14th

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