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The Eclipse MicroProfile version 1.1 has been released and builds upon the version 1.0 release by adding support for the Configuration API.

With the inclusion of the new Configuration API, Eclipse Microprofile, whose tag line is "Optimizing Enterprise Java for a microservices architecture", now supports the following APIs

  1. Configuration 1.0
  2. CDI 1.2
  3. JSON-P 1.0
  4. JAX-RS 2.0.1

The full specification for this release can be downloaded from here.

There is a vast amount of Developer Resources available around Eclipse MicroProfile including sample code and online resources available on the project's site. This is worth reading for those new to MicroProfile, as is the MicroProfile site at http://microprofile.io

The WildFly team have announced that WildFly 11 Beta 1 is now available. This release is now feature complete.

The key highlights of WildFly 11 Beta 1 are:

  • New Security Infrastructure - Elytron
  • Simplification of JNDI and EJB invocation
  • HTTP/2 support
  • Out of the box load balancer configuration

Of these changes, the most significant is the Elytron security system.

Elytron offers a centralised security framework that can be used both by applications deployed to the application server and by the application server itself, thus providing a consistent approach to security for WildFly 11 users. Elytron covers both authentication and authorization.

WildFly 11 Beta 1 can be downloaded directly from http://wildfly.org/downloads/

What are your thoughts on this new Beta? How does it compare to previous version of WildFly that you've used? Get involved in the community and leave your thoughts below.