Rhuan Rocha

Red Hatter, Java EE/Jakarta EE developer, speaker, author and contributor. I'm specialist on Jakarta EE and MicroProfile. In my journey, I develop, architect and analyse distributed applications using Java EE/Jakarta EE and technologies of its ecosystem. Furthermore, I present lectures about several topics about Jakarta EE and wrote the book "Java EE 8 Design Patterns and Best Practices" to Packt. Beside that, I'm contributing to to Jakarta EE, MicroProfile and JNoSQL.

Areas of Expertise

Java, Microservice, Container

Recent Posts

Jakarta EE 8: The new era of Java EE explained

Jakarta EE 8: The new era of Java EE explained

Java EE is a fantastic project. However, it was created in 1999, under the name of J2EE, and is 20 years old, which means it also faces challenges in keeping pace with enterprise demands.

Now, Java EE has a new home and a new brand. The project was migrated from Oracle to the Eclipse Foundation, and it is called Jakarta EE, under the Eclipse Enterprise for Java (EE4J) project. The Eclipse Foundation released Jakarta EE 8 on September 10, and in this article, we’ll look at what that means for enterprise Java.

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Why Java is so hot right now

Why Java is so hot right now

The Java platform has become one of the most widely used platforms, with a huge ecosystem in the world of technology. Java lets developers create applications for several platforms, such as Windows, Linux, embedded systems, and mobile.

Java also has received criticisms, such as: Java is fat; Java takes a lot of memory; Java is verbose. But, Java was created to solve big problems, not small problems. Of course, you can also solve small problems with Java, but you see the real benefit of Java when you have a big problem, especially when creating solutions for enterprise environments. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the current Java ecosystem.

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