We’re really doing it! ð As of Friday 26 June…
…WebSphere Liberty will be Java EE 7 full platform certified.
On that day, you’ll be able to download the V220.127.116.11 release and start using all the Java EE 7 full platform technologies in Liberty.
Liberty and Java EE 7 full platform
If you’ve been following our Liberty Beta releases, you’ll have seen these technologies appearing as we developed them, most recently in the June Beta. Thanks to your feedback and encouragement, we were even able to GA release some of the features we completed early.
V18.104.22.168 completes the set, including such things as CDI 1.2, JSP 2.3, JavaMail, remote EJBs, JSF 2.2, and WebSphere Developer Tools support in Eclipse. It also contains a bunch of fixes.
Liberty in production
This release keeps the small-scale free deployment option. You can also use any production licences for WebSphere Application Server V8.5 with this release of Liberty (existing capability restrictions apply; Liberty Core licence does not gain Java EE 7 full platform entitlement).
As with all our fix pack releases, the capabilities in V22.214.171.124 are fully supported by IBM under our paid support agreements.
If you’re a developer and you have a problem or some feedback, post a question on StackOverflow.