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From Quintin Beukes <>
Subject Re: OSGI progress
Date Thu, 24 Sep 2009 14:46:22 GMT
I learned OSGi while implementing Felix. Was a good place to start.
The Felix docs wasn't that good in introducing OSGi (at the time at
least) and consisted mostly of example tutorials on implementing the
basic OSGi models, though a little bit of logical thought with them
got me into starting an OSGi based application in little under an

Further, try reading the docs on the OSGi alliance web site. IIRC
there were some OSGi introductions that weren't as involved as the
spec itself, which helped clear up some questions I had during this

You could give these a try.

Quintin Beukes

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 11:39 PM, Jay D. McHugh <> wrote:
> So it sounds like I can't put off learning OSGi anymore :)
> Does anyone have suggested resources (books, websites, or tutorials)
> that they found useful?
> Thanks in advance,
> Jay
> David Jencks wrote:
>> Over the weekend I got my sandbox osgi framework to build and generate
>> all the plugins as osgi bundles.  This involves running some of the
>> geronimo server on osgi/felix inside maven.  The dependency management
>> system seems to work OK at least for starting bundles.  I also started
>> doing a little bit of code cleanup.
>> I think the next step will be to get the framework server running in
>> standalone karaf or felix.  Hopefully this will be no harder than
>> getting it running in embedded felix in maven.
>> thanks
>> david jencks

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