Please note that the TomEE 1.7.2 drop in WAR file will not work on Apache Tomcat 8. If you are interested in a Tomcat 8.x version then please feel free to check out and contribute to the developer branch - We are always interested in any help from the community that we can get.
The Apache TomEE 1.7.2 release files can be downloaded from here:
Simply update your existing Maven JavaEE-API, OpenEJB and or TomEE pom.xml entries to point to the latest versions:
<dependency> <groupId>org.apache.openejb</groupId> <artifactId>javaee-api</artifactId> <version>6.0-6</version> <scope>provided</scope> </dependency> <dependency> <groupId>org.apache.openejb</groupId> <artifactId>openejb-core</artifactId> <version>4.7.2</version> </dependency> <dependency> <groupId>org.apache.openejb</groupId> <artifactId>tomee</artifactId> <version>1.7.2</version> </dependency>
A complete Changelog can be viewed here:
From this point on the TomEE community will be focusing most of it's efforts on TomEE 2.0.x, which will be the first TomEE Java EE 7 driven version running on Apache Tomcat 8.x. It is more than likely that support for Java SE 6 will be dropped so that Java SE 7 features can finally be leveraged during the development process. We will of course continue to maintain the 1.7.x branch for the foreseeable future.
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