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CANCELLED: So What’s Going On With Java EE?

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In the light of the above, Microsoft Sales & Technology Center in Burlington has made the decision to temporarily close our conference center for external events at this time. We regret to inform you that we will need to cancel your event “New England Java User Group” scheduled on 3/12. We understand this news is disappointing, and appreciate your understanding with this difficult decision. We hope you will host future events with us at Microsoft New England.


We hope to reschedule the speaker, Reza Rahman, to deliver the planned topic, "So What’s Going On With Java EE?", but at the present time we have no "rain date" in place. Effectively, this is a straight cancellation and any future presentation by Reza will be considered independent of this not-happening meeting.

Event is Cancelled. The following is only historical...

What does JavaEE’s reincarnation as JakartaEE mean for developers? Author and JakartaEE ambassador Reza Rahman will discuss the recent history and present-day state of JakartaEE. He will then demonstrate the latest JakartaEE updates and coming attractions in Servlets, JPA, CDI, Jakarta REST, Security features, and other technologies.

Speaker Biography

Reza Rahman is Principal Program Manager for Java on Azure at Microsoft. He works to make sure Java developers are first class citizens at Microsoft and Microsoft is a first class citizen of the Java ecosystem.

Reza has been an official Java technologist at Oracle. He is the author of the popular book EJB 3 in Action from Manning Publishing. Reza has long been a frequent speaker at Java User Groups and conferences worldwide including JavaOne and Devoxx. He has been the lead for the Java EE track at JavaOne as well as a JavaOne Rock Star Speaker award recipient. He was the program chair for the inaugural JakartaOne conference. Reza is an avid contributor to industry journals like JavaLobby/DZone and TheServerSide. He has been a member of the Java EE, EJB and JMS expert groups over the years. Reza implemented the EJB container for the Resin open source Java EE application server. He helps lead the Philadelphia Java User Group. Reza is proud to be a founding member of the Jakarta EE Ambassadors.

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