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Jakarta Enterprise Web Services 2.0

This specification defines the Web Services for Jakarta EE architecture.

New features, enhancements or additions

  • Moved to the jakarta.* namespace

Removals, deprecations or backwards incompatible changes

  • None

Minimum Java SE Version

Java SE 8 or higher


Compatible Implementations

Eclipse Glassfish 6.0


Plan Review

This Specification Project’s Plan Review was covered by the Jakarta EE 9 Plan Review.
Please reference that ballot for the official results.

Release Review

The Specification Committee Ballot concluded successfully on 2020-mm-dd with the following results.

Representative Representative for: Vote
Kenji Kazumura, Michael DeNicola Fujitsu
Dan Bandera, Kevin Sutter IBM
Bill Shannon, Ed Bratt Oracle
Mark Wareham, Steve Millidge Payara
Scott Stark, Mark Little Red Hat
David Blevins, Cesar Hernandez Tomitribe
Ivar Grimstad EE4J PMC
Alex Theedom Participant Members
Werner Keil Committer Members

The ballot was run in the mailing list

Click on the specifications below to access the specification document, Javadoc, Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK), and compatible implementation for each release of the specification.

Platform and Profile Specifications

The Jakarta EE Platform and Profile specifications are the umbrella specifications for the individual specifications. The Jakarta EE Platform includes most of the individual specifications, while the Profile specifications include the individual specifications for developing web platforms and microservices architectures.

Individual Specifications

Each individual specification describes a standardized way of implementing a particular aspect of an enterprise Java application.

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