Probably the major area for the future of J2EE is that of Web Services. There are a number of JSRs active at the time of this writing on the following topic areas:
JSR 67 Java APIs for XML Messaging (JAXM) 1.0— Message-based communication between Web Services and Web Service clients. Please refer to Day 21, “Web Service Registries and Message-style Web Services,” for further details.
JSR 93 Java APIs for XML Registries 1.0 (JAXR)— Registry and naming service access for Web Services. Please refer to Day 21 for further details.
JSR 101 Java APIs for XML-RPC (JAX-RPC)— RPC-style interaction with Web Services. Please refer to Day 20, “Using RPC-Style Web Services with J2EE,” for further details.
JSR 109 Implementing Enterprise Web ...