Demystifying Microservices for Jakarta EE & Java EE Developers 

Can Jakarta EE be used to develop microservices ?  The answer is a resounding ‘yes’!

demystifying microservices for jakarta EE devsCurrent crop of Jakarta EE runtimes are light weight and suitable for microservices development. Jakarta EE developers can leverage their expertise and deploy their code to one of these lightweight runtimes, such as Payara Micro.

In this guide we aim to cut through the hype, explaining microservices in terms that make sense to Java EE and Jakarta EE developers, while covering when a microservices architecture makes sense, as well as when it doesn’t.

Here are some of the topics covered:

  • What are Microservices?
  • Can Jakarta EE do Microservices?
  • Migrating to Microservices
  • Examples using Payara Micro
  • Customizing API Documentation - Free Request Tracing by MicroProfile OpenTracing & Free Health Check via the MicroProfile Health API
  • ... and more!