JSRs: Java Specification Requests
JSRs by Platform
Certain JSRs directly relate to one or more of the Java platforms. There are collections of standards that comprise the three Java editions: Standard, Enterprise and Micro, as well as many JSRs are not part of the platform, but rather augment that platform. This page lists the JSRs that relate to a particular edition.
Java EE (53 JSRs)
The Java Enterprise Edition offers APIs and tools for developing multitier enterprise applications. The JSRs in this list are part of the Java EE platform as component or umbrella JSRs.
Java SE (63 JSRs)
The Java Standard Edition offers APIs and tools for developing desktop and server-side enterprise applications. The JSRs in this list are part of the Java SE platform as component or umbrella JSRs.
Java ME (85 JSRs)
Java ME technology, Java Micro Edition, specifically addresses the vast consumer space, which covers the range of extremely tiny commodities such as smart cards or a pager all the way up to the set-top box, an appliance almost as powerful as a computer.