Author: Jadon Ortlepp

Jadon Ortlepp

Digital Marketing Coordinator working for Payara who has been involved in the Java space since 2017. Very much enjoys collaborating on projects and events with other individuals and organisations. Including Marketing committee activities for Jakarta EE and MicroProfile.

  • Hype-Driven Development: Don’t Be a Victim!

    Don’t be a victim of development trends that are “hot” right now, but might not actually be best for your specific business!

    Jadon Ortlepp
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  • 7 Reasons to Switch to OpenJDK 17 as a Jakarta EE Developer

    If you are using enterprise-orientated specifications should you make the switch to OpenJDK 17 ? Payara’s Rudy De Busscher thinks you should!

    Jadon Ortlepp
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  • Getting Started with Jakarta EE 9: Jakarta EE 9.1

    The objective of Jakarta EE 9.1 is to provide certification on Java SE 11 and not to deliver new features.

    Jadon Ortlepp, Rudy De Busscher
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  • Payara Platform October 2021 Survey

    We are inviting all Payara Platform community users to answer a few questions about your use of the Payara Platform and ecosystem components!

    Jadon Ortlepp
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  • Do Java/Jakarta EE Standards Matter?

    In this myth-busting webinar, Steve Millidge, founder of Payara, will show you why standards like Java EE (i.e., now Jakarta EE) are beneficial. 

    If you’ve been thinking standards like Jakarta EE don’t matter, this video will show you how having standards gives you the opportunity to develop future proof applications, among other benefits.

    Jadon Ortlepp
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  • Is the Java/Jakarta EE Deployment Model Out of Date?

    In this myth-busting webinar, Steve Millidge, founder of Payara, will show you why the Java EE/Jakarta EE deployment model is not old fashioned or out of date. 

    If you think you have to switch to Spring for a modern deployment model, this video will show you how the Jakarta EE deployment model using thin WARs allows you to modernize your application development, today!

    Jadon Ortlepp
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  • Is Java/Jakarta EE Cloud-Native?

    If you’ve been hearing that Java/Jakarta EE is not Cloud-native or it’s difficult to get your Java/Jakarta EE applications running in the Cloud, watch this webinar to see why that’s not true and how you can continue using your existing Java/Jakarta EE development skills to modernize your application development!

    Jadon Ortlepp
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  • Are Java/Jakarta EE Application Servers Heavy?

    In this myth-busting webinar, Steve Millidge (founder of Payara), demonstrates that Java/Jakarta EE application servers are not resource-heavy or slow. 

    Watch live demonstrations of application servers that show it’s possible to have a small footprint and low resource usage in Jakarta EE runtimes.

    Jadon Ortlepp
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  • Schedule for Foojay Virtual OpenJDK 17+ JUG Tour

    As announced last month, to celebrate the OpenJDK 17 and Foojay.io as a vendor-neutral community platform for its users, we’re kicking off the Virtual Foojay JUG Tour to be held during and around its release month of September.

    And here’s the schedule, note that it will change as more meetups are confirmed, and if your JUG is missing, i.e., you’d like to still be included in the tour, no worries, let’s see what can be done!

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  • Is Java EE Outdated & Dead?

    Java was created in 1995 and, despite being over 25 years old, is still one of the most popular and widely used programming languages in the world.

    If you’ve been hearing that Java EE is outdated – watch this webinar to see why that’s not true and how you can continue using your existing Java EE development skills to modernize your application development.

    Jadon Ortlepp
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  • Virtual Foojay OpenJDK 17+ JUG Tour

    To celebrate OpenJDK 17 and Foojay.io as a community platform for its users, we’re kicking off the Virtual Foojay OpenJDK 17+ JUG Tour. Ari Waller, JFrog’s Event Manager, well known to many JUGs, will continue to wear a second hat—that of Foojay Event Manager.

    During September and October, contributors to Foojay will be making a whistle stop tour through as many JUGs as possible, via their virtual meetups! (And if you’re not holding virtual events or don’t have the facilities for this, we can support by making these available as needed.)

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