David Delabassee

David Delabassee

Talk: Java EE 8 finally final! And now Jakarta EE?
Company: Oracle

David Delabassée is a Software Evangelist working for Oracle where he is focusing on Server-side Java… from Java EE/EE4J to Serverless and Java running in the Cloud. David is a seasoned speaker and regular presenter at JavaOne and other conferences on technical and software engineering topics. Prior to Oracle, he spent a decade at Sun Microsystems focusing on Java end-to-end. In his various roles, he has been involved in numerous Java projects since the early days of this technology. David lives in Belgium where, in his spare time, he tinkers with technologies such as home automation, electronics, pinballs, etc. But more importantly, he enjoys playing video games with his daughter!

Java EE 8 finally final! And now Jakarta EE?

Speaker: David Delabassee

It is an exciting time for enterprise Java! First, Java EE 8 was recently finalized. But more importantly, Oracle surprised the industry by transitioning the development of the Enterprise platform to the Eclipse Foundation under the EE4J umbrella.

This session will first introduce you to some of the new capabilities introduced in Java EE 8 and how they align with Jakarta EE. We will also discuss what EE4J and Jakarta EE mean for the platform going forward and why this is important for the whole ecosystem!

Attend this session to understand what Java EE is today and what Jakarta EE will be tomorrow!