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Java EE 7 First Look by NDJOBO Armel Fabrice

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Chapter 2. New Specifications

This chapter will only talk about new specifications that have been added in Java EE 7. In concrete terms, we will present and show how to use the following APIs:

  • Concurrency Utilities for Java EE 1.0
  • Batch Applications for Java Platform 1.0
  • Java API for JSON Processing 1.0
  • Java API for WebSocket 1.0

Concurrency Utilities for Java EE 1.0

Concurrency Utilities for Java EE 1.0 was developed under JSR 236. This section gives you only an overview of the API. The complete document specification (for more information) can be downloaded from http://jcp.org/aboutJava/communityprocess/final/jsr236/index.html.

Why concurrency?

In computer science, concurrency is the ability of an application or a system to execute many tasks in parallel. ...

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