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Is Java EE Outdated & Dead?

July 28, 2021

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.

Due to its longevity – many myths around Java EE (now Jakarta EE) have circulated.

In the “Dismiss the Myths” webinar series, Steve Millidge, founder of Payara, discusses these common myths and shows you the programming language is still relevant, keeps up with the changes in the IT world, and that there is a future in Jakarta EE.

In this first entry of the myth-busting series, Steve Millidge, shows you why Java/Jakarta EE is not old, outdated, or dead. Find out:

  • What is Jakarta EE and how does it relate to Java EE?
  • Future plans for Jakarta EE and why you should use it
  • New features available in Jakarta EE
  • The core profile
  • How MicroProfile works with Jakarta EE to modernize your application development

If you’ve been hearing that Java EE is outdated – watch this webinar to see why that’s not true and how you can continue using your existing Java EE development skills to modernize your application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

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