Community manager 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.

  • Thorntail Fat, Thin, and Skinny Approach for Running Microservice Java Applications

    Thorntail, originally WildFly Swarm, is most suitable for packaging applications as JAR, WAR, or EAR files. The most important value is in the functional agility the Thorntail provides. You can start with the stripped down version of Thorntail, adding the required parts and application code on top. Below we will …

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  • Is the Java/Jakarta EE Deployment Model Out of Date?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Steve Millidge, founder of Payara, will show you why the Java EE/Jakarta EE deployment model is not old fashioned or out of date.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!

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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!

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  • SKP’s Definitive Primer: Failures, Pitfalls, and Disadvantages of Microservices

    Microservice adoption has almost become the norm in most software product and IT services organizations.

    Below, I take the opportunity to make you aware of real-world issues faced by organizations of all sizes in migrating or adopting microservices.

    Since learning from others’ mistakes and knowing pitfalls upfront can be helpful in preparing and planning better, this overview will be of help to those planning a shift to a microservices strategy.

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  • Getting Started with Jakarta EE 9: Context And Dependency Injection (CDI)

    In this article of the Getting Started with Jakarta EE series, we look at various specifications and how you can use them in your next application.

    We explain a few features of Context and Dependency Injection (CDI). The CDI specification is an important backbone of Jakarta EE as it brings several specifications together. Over the years, it became more and more important as an increasing number of specifications started using CDI as the basis for it.

    In this article, we will also tell you a bit about the different scopes, the interceptor mechanism, and the Event system.

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  • Jakarta EE 9.1 Released!

    The Jakarta EE Working Group Releases Jakarta EE 9.1 as Industry Continues to Embrace Open Source Enterprise Java!

    Jakarta EE 9.1 adds support for Java SE 11 runtimes to the foundational Jakarta EE 9 release.

    This gives developers more flexibility when migrating from previous Jakarta EE releases.

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  • Why Java Developers Continue to Rely on Jakarta EE

    Over the past year, the Eclipse Foundation spoke to leading Java developers around the world to discuss why they rely on Jakarta EE and the unique benefits of using Jakarta EE technologies.

    Their input is captured in our white paper, which describes the important advantages Jakarta EE offers today and for the future.

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  • 2021 Jakarta EE Developer Survey

    This is the fourth Jakarta EE Developer Survey, so it is safe to say that it has become an annual tradition and is your chance to influence the direction of the Jakarta EE working group.

    The survey last year had more than 2000 responses from individuals around the World. Let’s beat that number this year!

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  • Building Microservices with Spring Boot Fat (Uber) Jar

    In most minds, microservices is an approach to make a traditional monolithic system more structured, dividing it into logical components that correspond to different functional areas of application.

    Thus, acting as a microservice, each component becomes self-contained, easily scaled, maintained and even upgraded without affecting the overall system.

    Also, with a microservice architecture, you can use a software written in different programming languages, including Java.

    Such freedom attracts but may frighten at the same time.

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  • Payara Platform 2021 Survey

    The Payara Platform 2021 Survey is underway and we’re inviting everyone to answer a few questions about your use of the Payara Platform and ecosystem components.

    We want to know what you like, what you want to see improved, and we’re giving you the opportunity to vote on new features you’d like to see added to the Payara Platform.

    Your survey  answers help drive future development efforts for the Payara Platform.

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  • MicroProfile OpenTracing with Jaeger

    The MicroProfile OpenTracing specification defines behaviours and an API for accessing an OpenTracing compliant Tracer object within your JAX-RS application. The behaviours specify how incoming and outgoing requests will have OpenTracing Spans automatically created. The API defines how to explicitly disable or enable tracing for given endpoints.

    Jaeger, inspired by Dapper and OpenZipkin, is a distributed tracing system released as open source by Uber Technologies. It is used for monitoring and troubleshooting microservices-based distributed systems.

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