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Jakarta Server Pages 3.1 (under development)

Jakarta Server Pages defines a template engine for web applications that supports mixing of textual content (including HTML and XML) with custom tags, expression language, and embedded Java code, that gets compiled into a Jakarta Servlet.


Minor update to address the small number of open issues (2 clarifications and 1 enhancement) currently open against the API. Any new issues opened will also be considered.

Backwards compatibility


Optional features


Minimum Java SE version

The JDK version required will be aligned with Jakarta EE 10.

TCK Updates

It is anticipated that some additional tests will be required to provide test coverage for the areas where the specification has been clarified and for any new features.

Release Record

Release Record

Compatible Implementations

  • Glassfish version TBD
  • Apache Tomcat 10.1.x ?


Plan Review

The Specification Committee Ballot concluded successfully on 2021-06-23 with the following results.

Representative Representative for: Vote
Kenji Kazumura Fujitsu +1
Dan Bandera, Kevin Sutter IBM +1
Ed Bratt, Dmitry Kornilov Oracle +1
Andrew Pielage, Matt Gill Payara +1
Scott Stark, Mark Little Red Hat +1
David Blevins, Jean-Louis Monteiro Tomitribe +1
Ivar Grimstad EE4J PMC +1
Marcelo Ancelmo, Martijn Verburg Participant Members +1
Werner Keil Committer Members +1
Dr. Jun Qian Enterprise Members +1
Total 10

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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