Tag Archives: Equinox

Components on the server (6): adding Integration Testing

In this installment of the server-side OSGi series, we add integration testing capabilities to our project. Integration testing goes beyond plain unit testing and checks the interactions between real components. This is in contrast with unit testing, which generally uses … Continue reading

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Components on the server (5): better Unit Testing

In this installment of the OSGi series, we add more complete Unit Testing support in the project. We also establish that some behaviour of the Servlet Bridge may not be what we want and then provide a way to customize … Continue reading

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Components on the server (4): adding Tomcat support

In this post, we examine what is needed to deploy OSGi in a regular Servlet Container using the Equinox Servlet Bridge. We also use the Servlet Bridge to deploy our OSGi cache using Tomcat and wrap it up all together … Continue reading

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Components on the server (3): adding a HTTP frontend

Welcome to the third instalment of our OSGi ABC tutorial. Please make sure you check both the 1st installment and the 2nd. In this post, we will add another cache provider implementation to the mix as well as provide an … Continue reading

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Components on the server (2): creating the first bundles

Hopefully you enjoyed the OSGi journey in its first installment. Though simple and easy to understand, the first example does nothing out of the ordinary. It is far more interesting to start exploiting some of the basic features OSGi gets … Continue reading

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Experiencing server-side OSGi with Equinox

There is currently a lot of buzz about the OSGi java component technology, also server-side. I have been playing -and working- with this interesting technology recently, mainly the Equinox server-side bundles that allow deployment of an OSGi environment in a … Continue reading

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