Apache TomEE 7.0.0-M2 released, Feb 29th 2016

The Apache TomEE community is proud to announce the release of Apache TomEE 7.0.0-M2, which is based on Apache Tomcat 8.0.32 and is our first milestone release towards EE7. We know this has been a long time coming, so we thank you for your patience and support.

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.

This version is not certified and is provided to the community as a milestone preview of the current development version. It is however an extremly well tested version. So please do test your applications and give us your feedback.

The Apache TomEE 7.0.0-M2 release files can be downloaded from here:

http://tomee.apache.org/download/tomee-7.0.0-M2.html

Update Maven POM Files - The OpenEJB version and groupId have been aligned

Simply update your existing Maven JavaEE-API, OpenEJB and or TomEE pom.xml entries to point to the latest versions:

<dependency>
    <groupId>org.apache.tomee</groupId>
    <artifactId>javaee-api</artifactId>
    <version>7.0</version>
    <scope>provided</scope>
</dependency>

<dependency>
    <groupId>org.apache.tomee</groupId>
    <artifactId>openejb-core</artifactId>
    <version>7.0.0-M2</version>
</dependency>

<dependency>
    <groupId>org.apache.tomee</groupId>
    <artifactId>tomee</artifactId>
    <version>7.0.0-M2</version>
</dependency>

A complete Changelog can be viewed here:

tomee-7.0.0-M2-release-notes.html

Please feel free to jump in feet first and get started with TomEE. You will nearly always find someone to help you on one of our support channels.