The Contexts and Dependency Injection specification makes it easier to integrate Java EE components of different types. It provides a common mechanism to inject component such as EJBs or Managed Beans into other components such as JSPs or other EJBs.

Enabling this feature

To enable the Contexts and Dependency Injection 1.2 feature, add the following element declaration into your server.xml file, inside the featureManager element:


Feature configuration elements

Standard API packages provided by this feature

  • javax.decorator

  • javax.enterprise.context

  • javax.enterprise.context.spi

  • javax.enterprise.event

  • javax.enterprise.inject

  • javax.enterprise.inject.spi

  • javax.enterprise.util

  • javax.inject

  • javax.interceptor

Third-party API packages provided by this feature

  • org.jboss.weld.context.api

  • org.jboss.weld.context.beanstore

  • org.jboss.weld.context.bound

  • org.jboss.weld.context.conversation

Supported Java versions

  • JavaSE-1.8

  • JavaSE-11.0

  • JavaSE-17.0

  • JavaSE-21.0

  • JavaSE-22.0

Features that enable this feature

Developing a feature that depends on this feature

If you are developing a feature that depends on this feature, include the following item in the Subsystem-Content header in your feature manifest file.; type="osgi.subsystem.feature"

SPI packages provided by this feature

  • io.openliberty.cdi.spi