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Eclipse GlassFish


Eclipse GlassFish is a Jakarta EE compatible implementation sponsored by the Eclipse Foundation.

Latest News

April 14, 2021 – Eclipse GlassFish 6.1 RC1 Available

This is the first release candidate of Eclipse GlassFish 6.1 and is available for download. Eclipse GlassFish 6.1 is targetted to be a Compatible Implementation of Jakarta EE 9.1. Note this release requires JDK 11. The final release is scheduled to coincide with the final release of Jakarta EE 9.1.

December 31, 2020 – Eclipse GlassFish 6 Stable Release

We are pleased to announce the stable release of Eclipse GlassFish 6.0. This release provides implementations of the Jakarta EE 9 Platform and Web Profile specifications. Download links are available from the GlassFish Download page. Eclipse GlassFish 6 implements the Jakarta EE 9 specification (Jakarta EE 9 Platform, Jakarta EE 9 Web Profile).

October 24, 2020 – Eclipse GlassFish 6.0 Release Candidate 1 is released

This is the first release candidate of Eclipse GlassFish 6.0 and is available for download. This first Release Candidate is functionally complete and is the first version to pass the in progress Jakarta EE 9 Platform CTS and standalone TCKs for both Full Platform and Web Platform. Further development will be carried out before final release but no major functinal changes will be made.

June 23, 2020 – Eclipse GlassFish 6.0 Milestone 1 is released

This release contains new Jakarta EE 9 compatible APIs. This is an early alpha release of Eclipse GlassFish 6. See the download page to get your copy.

September 10, 2019 – Eclipse GlassFish 5.1 is certified compatible with Eclipse Jakarta EE 8

Eclipse GlassFish 5.1 was certified as part of the release of the Jakarta EE 8 specification. This certification was completed without requiring any changes to Eclipse GlassFish 5.1, released in January of this same year. Eclipse GlassFish 5.1 is compatible with both Jakarta EE 8 and also Java EE 8.

January 28, 2019 – Eclipse GlassFish 5.1 is released

See the press release and related blog posts (here and here).

September 28, 2017 - Introducing Eclipse Enterprise for Java

See the Jakarta EE home-page.

How To Contribute

The Eclipse GlassFish Project is open for contributions and your help is greatly appreciated. The easiest way to contribute to the Eclipse GlassFish documentation is by opening an issue that contains feedback and review comments. Contributions to the source code are also welcome.

Please review the following links:

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