Ivar Grimstad

Ivar Grimstad

Ivar Grimstad is the Jakarta EE Developer Advocate at Eclipse Foundation. He is a Java Champion and JUG Leader based in Sweden.

Besides advocating the Jakarta EE technologies, Ivar is contributing to the Jakarta EE specifications as well as being the PMC Lead for Eclipse Enterprise for Java (EE4J). He is also one of the specification leads for Jakarta MVC and represents Eclipse Foundation in the JCP Executive Committee.

Ivar is a frequent speaker at International developer conferences.

Montreal 2024 sessions

Jakarta EE 11 - Performance and Developer Productivity

English session - Beginner

Jakarta EE 11 will be the first release of Jakarta EE after the new release cadence was introduced. The goal is to release a version of Jakarta EE around six months after an LTS release of Java. With Java 21 released in September 2023, Jakarta EE 11 is scheduled to be released around summer 2024.

Come to this session to get all these questions and more answered to be prepared for Jakarta EE 11.

Spring Boot 2 to Spring Boot 3 with Java 21 and Jakarta EE

English session - Beginner

Jakarta EE 9 changed its package namespace from javax.* to jakarta.*. This may sound like a trivial change that mostly affects Jakarta EE. So, why should Spring developers care?
Attend this session to learn how to make this migration as smooth as possible. A live coding demo will take you through the steps involved, and point out where to pay special attention.

We will also briefly examine some of the changes planned for Jakarta EE 11

Montreal 2023 sessions

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