The Java EE tutorial constitutes a great resource to help
developers better understand what the Java EE platform is all
about. It covers the technologies you will be interested in if you
write enterprise applications using EJBs as well as simpler web
There have been a couple blogs recently regarding "bloating" (Eclipse, Mustang). Whoever has been on a design team that has to decide which feature goes in and which one stays out will probably feel the pain.
There is always a great deal of interesting proposals submitted for the
JavaOne conference, and this
makes it really challenging for the various selection committees.
One key goal of the new JCP 2.6 (Java Community Process)
introduced earlier this year is to create more transparency into the
specification work performed by the Expert Groups.