Java™ EE 8 Technologies

Learn more about the technologies that comprise the Java EE 8 platform using the specifications, and then apply them with the Java EE 8 SDK.

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Java EE 8 Technologies
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Java EE Platform
  
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 8 (Java EE 8)

JSR 366 Download spec  

Web Application Technologies

Java API for WebSocket 1.1

JSR 356 Download spec
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Java API for JSON Binding 1.0

JSR 367 Download spec
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Java API for JSON Processing 1.1

JSR 374 Download spec
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Java Servlet 4.0

JSR 369 Download spec
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JavaServer Faces 2.3

JSR 372 Download spec
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Expression Language 3.0

JSR 341 Download spec
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JavaServer Pages 2.3

JSR 245 Download spec
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Standard Tag Library for JavaServer Pages (JSTL) 1.2

JSR 52 Download spec
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Enterprise Application Technologies

Batch Applications for the Java Platform 1.0

JSR 352 Download spec  
Concurrency Utilities for Java EE 1.0

JSR 236 Download spec  
Contexts and Dependency Injection for Java 2.0

JSR 365 Download spec
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Dependency Injection for Java 1.0

JSR 330 Download spec
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Bean Validation 2.0

JSR 380 Download spec
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Enterprise JavaBeans 3.2

JSR 345 Download spec
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Interceptors 1.2
 
JSR 318 Download spec
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Java EE Connector Architecture 1.7

JSR 322 Download spec  
Java Persistence 2.2

JSR 338 Download spec
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Common Annotations for the Java Platform 1.3

JSR 250 Download spec
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Java Message Service API 2.0

JSR 343 Download spec  
Java Transaction API (JTA) 1.2

JSR 907 Download spec
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JavaMail 1.6

JSR 919 Download spec  

Web Services Technologies

Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS) 2.1

JSR 370 Download spec
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Implementing Enterprise Web Services 1.3

JSR 109 Download spec  
Web Services Metadata for the Java Platform 2.1

JSR 181 Download spec  
Java API for XML-Based RPC (JAX-RPC) 1.1 (Optional)

JSR 101 Download spec  
Java API for XML Registries (JAXR) 1.0 (Optional)

JSR 93 Download spec  

Management and Security Technologies

Java EE Security API 1.0

JSR 375 Download spec
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Java Authentication Service Provider Interface for Containers 1.1

JSR 196 Download spec
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Java Authorization Contract for Containers 1.5

JSR 115 Download spec  
Java EE Application Deployment 1.2  (Optional)

JSR 88 Download spec  
J2EE Management 1.1

JSR 77 Download spec  
Debugging Support for Other Languages 1.0

JSR 45 Download spec
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Java EE-related Specs in Java SE

Java Management Extensions (JMX) 2.0

JSR 3 Download spec  
SOAP with Attachments API for Java (SAAJ) Specification 1.3

JSR 67 Download spec  
Streaming API for XML (StAX) 1.0

JSR 173 Download spec  
Java API for XML Processing (JAXP) 1.6

JSR 206 Download spec  
Java Database Connectivity 4.0

JSR 221 Download spec  
Java Architecture for XML Binding (JAXB) 2.2

JSR 222 Download spec  
Java API for XML-Based Web Services (JAX-WS) 2.2

JSR 224 Download spec  
JavaBeans Activation Framework (JAF) 1.1

JSR 925 Download spec  

See Also:
Java EE 7 Technologies
Java EE 6 Technologies
Java EE 5 Technologies
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