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I’d like to review how OSGI bundles get resolved and use Apache Karaf to demonstrate. Karaf is a full-featured OSGI container based on the Apache Felix kernel and is the corner stone for the Apache ServiceMix integration container. For part one, I will discuss how bundles are resolved by an OSGI framework. In part two, [...]
REST is an architectural style used for organizing resources and when applied to HTTP-based services allows building stateless, decoupled, scalable services. HTTP methods, HTTP headers, and mime-types all allow a developer to achieve the REST style. Frameworks like Jersey and Fuse Services Framework (Apache CXF) can be used to speed up the development and deployment [...]
Sometimes your build will contain other artifacts for a build other than the pom, a jar, etc. For example, you may wish to attach data-source configurations to that are meant to deploy along with your artifacts, or include other descriptor configurations like a features.xml file to be deployed into Fuse ESB aka ServiceMix. This makes [...]
I’ll be attending CamelOne this year, and I’m pretty excited. I didn’t make it to the event last year, but judging by the speaker line up and the presentations given last year, this conference is definitely a must for developers involved in enterprise integration. Check out the presentations from last year. As you can see, [...]
What criteria do you use when evaluating whether to use a commercial product or open-source project to support your system-integration development? Is documentation near the top? To me it seems the commercial vendors pump out volumes upon volumes of documentation which makes finding what you need a needle in a haystack. On the other hand, [...]
I use a Mac for all of my development (where I can), but one thing I had to do recently was use Excel on a Mac and create a new spreadsheet from a template. To my surprise and frustration, I could find no reliable documentation online. I figured it out.
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I recently resigned my position as senior software engineer and technical lead for a middleware services group at Wells Fargo. The job was great: work from home, great immediate manager, respected among the team members, trusted to explore new technologies when justified, boss stood up for us and got us the tools, training, and working [...]