"Because we have already laid some of the infrastructure for cloud support in Java EE 7, including resource definition metadata, improved security configuration, JPA schema generation, etc., it will allow us to expedite a Java EE 8 release. We therefore plan to target the Java EE 8 Platform release for spring 2015," DeMichiel said. Java EE 7 had already been delayed until next year after initially being proposed for release this summer.
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