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JavaMagazin articles online

Thanks to my employer inovex my three JavaMagazin Articles are online. Unfortunately those are only available in German.

Anyhow, it’s been fun writing and I hope I inspired some to get in touch with Karaf.

Apache Karaf Cookbook

We do have an expected publication Date for the Apache Karaf Cookbook!

14th August, 2014

Anyone interested in it and ready to order it, you will fine it here.  It has been a pleasure writing it and a lot of fun. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed it writing.

The „content“ of that link is a bit „generic“ at the moment but I’m sure this will improve …

Here a quick overview of the table of content:

  1. Apache Karaf for System Builders
  2. Making smart routers with Apache Camel

Working on Apache Karaf Cookbook

The last couple of month I spent a lot of my private time on writing. Not so much on writing blog posts, but writing articles and a cookbook. The articles are about what’s new with Karaf 3.0, building an enterprise application with Karaf I and II.  These articles where and are going to be published in the german JavaMagazin (yeah sorry it’s all in german)

The other big thing I currently work on during my private time is the Apache Karaf Cookbook. This book is written by Jamie Goodyear, Johan Edstrom, Heith Kesler (all of them authors of „Learning Apache Karaf“) and me. It will covering Apache Karaf and tries to give some ideas on how to:

More then 350.000 downloads for Pax Web

Now this is pretty amazing, just checked the recent download statistics at oss.sonatype and I have to say it’s pretty impressive.


Just within one year the downloads jumped from less then 150.000 to more then 350.000 downloads. That’s more then 200.000 more within the year for all org.ops4j.pax.web downloadable artifacts.

The same increase over the year can be found for the pax-web-jetty bundle. From about 20.000 downloads in November 2012 (I already thought of being pretty impressive), increased to more then 60.000 downloads in November 2013.

Thanks for using, it’s been a lot of fun enhancing Pax Web.