Enterprise Integration Patterns (EIP) Revisited in 2014

This slide deck revisits Enterprise Integration Patterns (EIP) and gives an overview about the status quo. Fortunately, EIPs offer more possibilities than just be used for modelling integration problems in a standardized way. Several frameworks and tools already implement these patterns. The developer does not have to implement EIPs on his own. Therefore, the end of the slide deck shows different frameworks and tools available, which can be used for modelling and implementing complex integration scenarios by using the EIPs.
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Book Review: “Apache Camel Message Routing”

“Apache Camel Message Routing” is a new book published by PACKT PUBLISHING. Author is Bilgin Ibryam. As it’s subtitle says, the book describes how to “route, transform, split, multicast messages, and do much more with [Apache] Camel”. Apache Camel is the best integration framework “on the market”. It has very good domain specific languages, many connectors, different companies behind it, and an awesome worldwide open source community. So, seeing a new book about Apache Camel is always good news!
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How to choose the right Open Source Integration Framework – Apache Camel (JBoss, Talend), Spring Integration (Pivotal) or Mule ESB? – JavaOne 2013

These slides show and compare the three alternative integration frameworks Apache Camel (JBoss, Talend), Spring Integration (Pivotal) and Mule ESB, and discuss their pros and cons. Besides, a recommendation will be given when to use a more powerful Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) instead of one of these frameworks.
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Progress Report from CamelOne 2012 in Boston (Apache Camel, ActiveMQ, ServiceMix, CXF)

This week, I was at CamelOne 2012 in Boston, organized by FuseSource. Sessions covered several open source projects such as Apache Camel, Apache ServiceMix, Apache ActiveMQ, and Apache CXF. Attendees learned directly from their peers and other industry experts how open source can deliver measurable technical and business benefits to their organizations.
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