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Camel 2.8.0 new features for Karaf/ServiceMix

Camel provides Karaf features descriptor since quite a long time now. But Camel 2.8.0 will include new Karaf features very useful and turning Karaf and ServiceMix as the main container to run Camel. Install Camel in Karaf Installing Camel in Karaf is very simple as a features descriptor is provided. It means that you can register the Camel features descriptor in your running Karaf instance: karaf@root> features:addurl mvn:org.apache.camel.karaf/apache-camel/2.8.0/xml/features Now, you have the Camel features available: karaf@root> features:list|grep -i camel [uninstalled] [2.8.0 ] camel repo-0 [uninstalled] [2.8.0 ] camel-core repo-0 [uninstalled] [2.8.0 ] camel-spring repo-0 [uninstalled] [2.8.0 ] camel-blueprint repo-0 Deploy Camel features To start using Camel in Karaf, you have to install at least the camel feature: root@karaf> features:install camel Depending o

Happy birthday Apache Karaf

Yesterday was the first birthday of Apache Karaf. We made a conference call between all Karaf developer. It was funny to put a voice on a name 🙂 It was very interesting even if unfortunately some key players were not available such as Guillaume or Achim. Past Year Review First, we made a review about this past year. Jamie had prepared a very complete review: We can note that the Karaf downloads increased a lot with the 2.2.0 release. It was a really expected release and it has been included in a lot of projects both open-source (ServiceMix, CXF, Camel, Geronimo, …) and enterprise (Talend, Fuse, …). We can conclude that the Karaf visibility and adoption have quickly increase and Karaf is now a important container in the OSGi eco-system. Karaf Future We also share our vision about the Karaf future. We identified the following topics: Our first focus will be the Karaf 3.0.0 release. It means that Karaf 2.1.