At the end of 2010 I reviewed the book “OSGi and Apache Felix 3.0 Beginner’s Guide“. The people from packt publishing contacted me based on my involvement in the past with OSGi and felix. I wrote a number of blog
Recently, SpringSource released the first version of their DM server. The SpringSource DM Server provides the ability to build enterprise web applications. In the basis, S2DM is a fine mixture of Equinox and Tomcat. Building OSGi-based web applications was already
Many IT projects at large companies aim to make the company “SOA-proof”. What really concerns me is that time after time software architects tend to treat “XML Web Services” as a synonym for “Service”. In this article, I want to
OSGi has a service spec called http.service (see Service Compendium document of the OSGi Alliance). Felix has an implementation for it that is based around jetty 4.x. Since we are at jetty 6.1.7 at the moment I thought about trying
This is my third post in the osgi basics series. The topic of today is embedding a servlet container within an osgi container. Of course I am continuing to use felix and now I start using jetty from mortbay. Starting
This is the second step in a series of items about exploring the felix osgi container and some sidesteps to make life easier while developing osgi bundles. You can find the first step here: http://www.gridshore.nl/2008/02/10/starting-with-osgi-using-apache-felix-step-1/ This is so easy, I
I think it was somewhere September 2006 when I first read about OSGi. Immediately I saw opportunities to finally come to my long envisioned Service Component Architecture. On top of that I could fix all these classloader issues as well.