What’s New In The April 2024 Payara Platform Release

We're excited to announce the April 2024 release of Payara Platform!  This update includes a mix of critical bug fixes, component upgrades, and exciting new tools in the Payara Tooling Ecosystem.  Our enterprise customers will particularly benefit from the new Diagnostics Tool and Dependabot scanner, designed to streamline operations and security.  Also, everyone gets a glimpse into the future with the Payara 7 Alpha 1 preview!

Expressive REST Resources with Java Records and Jakarta REST

Modern web applications often adopt a layered architecture to separate concerns and improve maintainability. In this paradigm, your REST API acts as a communication layer, exposing resources to clients while interacting with the deeper layers of your application. Leveraging Java Records as Data Transfer Objects (DTOs) in this context helps to simplify the design of your REST resources, making them more expressive and easier to work with.

Jakarta EE Application Development - Payara Podcast Episode 5

In our latest podcast episode, you can listen to our insightful conversation with David Heffelfinger, CTO of Ensode Technology, on his latest venture: the release of his book, 'Jakarta EE Application Development.'  With nearly three decades of professional software development experience under his belt, David is a true veteran in the field. Java enthusiasts will recognize him as a Java Champion and the prolific author behind numerous publications on Java, Java EE, Jakarta EE, GlassFish, NetBeans and more.

Head over toSpotifyorYouTube to listen to the conversation and subscribe to be the first to know when the next episode is out! 

5 ways Payara Cloud drives higher profits for Jakarta EE companies

Introduction

The effective management of production deployment runtimes is essential to ensuring the success, competitiveness and sustainability of your Jakarta EE  applications as well as your business. However, it's important to leverage the right tools, as managing production deployment runtimes can drain your small business's resources in several ways:

Virtual Workshop with Otavio Santana - Empowering Java Applications with NoSQL

Dive into the dynamic world of NoSQL databases with Java Champion Otavio Santana and discover how they can revolutionize your Java applications in our interactive workshop - REGISTER HERE. Designed for senior engineers, architects, and Java developers with a keen interest in NoSQL databases, this workshop brings to life the cutting-edge concepts and techniques from the acclaimed book “Java Persistence with NoSQL: Unleashing the Power of NoSQL: Integrating MongoDB, Cassandra, Neo4J, Redis, and more in Enterprise Java Architecture.

Watch webinar recording - 'Maximizing Developer Productivity: Tools and Techniques For Java Developers' with Trisha Gee

There are now a lot of advanced productivity tools that can help software developers streamlining their coding activity, e.g. automating repetitive but necessary tasks or supporting troubleshooting. This webinar - watch here - with Trisha Gee, Java Champion and Developer Evangelist at Gradle, and Luqman Saeed, Jakarta EE Expert at Payara, covers some of the most effective strategies and latest solutions that can help engineers with their Java application developments. 

Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment for Jakarta EE Applications Made Easy

Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) activities are designed to convey your Jakarta EE applications to end users. Thanks to the unique flexibility of Jakarta EE, multiple CI/CD options are available to software developers. In effect, these are independent from your specific Jakarta EE. 

Watch the video below to learn more about some of the CI/CD alternatives available, what they can offer as well as guide you through how you can implement them. You will be able to follow a demonstration on configuring GitHub Actions for CI/CD and deploying a Jakarta EE applications from the IDE, through GitHub, and onto Payara Cloud. You will also be able to learn how to deploy and manage your applications on Payara Cloud.