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From Jean-Baptiste Onofré ...@nanthrax.net>
Subject Re: OSGi related PoC and Karaf
Date Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:44:24 GMT

it sounds interesting but I don't really get the relationship. You don't use 
Karaf now right ?

I would love to chat with you about this.

On 06/14/2017 01:46 PM, Milen Dyankov wrote:
> Hi Karaf developers,
> I'd like to ask you to have a look at something I've been working on. It's
> a PoC called Eccentric Modularity (EM) and it's available here
> https://github.com/azzazzel/EM
> The basic idea is to provide a jump start into modularity (particularly in
> the scope of resolving dependencies and assembling applications from
> modules) for people not familiar with OSGi. In fact it tries to hide OSGi
> from the developer as much as possible. There is not much documentation but
> hopefully the demo projects
> <https://github.com/azzazzel/EM/tree/master/demo> (and the slides
> <https://www.slideshare.net/MilenDyankov1/fantastic-java-contracts-and-where-to-define-them>
> from the relevant talk) would help you understand the intention.
>  From code perspective it's just a (somewhat ugly) hack dynamically adding
> bnd maven plugins to a Maven project based on properties. So please ignore
> the actual implementation (it's just a PoC) and focus on the idea/concept.
> Why I am sending this to karaf's dev mailing list? To see if Karaf and EM
> can help each other in any way.  For example
>   - adding Karaf as target runtime (next to liferay </>) should be very easy
>   - perhaps EM can extended to also generate executable jar (spring-boot
> like) powered by Karaf (it now uses BND's launcher)
>   - perhaps Karaf features can be special dependencies (like indexes
> <https://github.com/azzazzel/EM/blob/master/demo/rest/pom.xml#L61>) that
> the resolver can use
>   - perhaps EM can generate a feature based on the resolver results
> Those are just a few ideas I'd like to share with you and see what do you
> think? If the concepts EM present turn out to be something developers are
> interested in, it can evolve into real project. Perhaps one that Karaf can
> also benefit from.
> Regards,
> Milen

Jean-Baptiste Onofré
Talend - http://www.talend.com

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