Peter Kriens, one of the driving forces behind OSGi, announced his return to the OSGi Alliance, where he served as director for 11 years until early 2012. InfoQ caught up with Peter to discuss his return, OSGi, and his latest project jpm4j.
Java Application Architecture: Modularity Patterns with Examples using OSGi is Kirk Knoernschild's seminal book on a pattern catalogue for modular systems design. Starting with an overview of the arguments for modularity, the main section in the book introduces eighteen categorised patterns for module development, and concludes with an OSGi example. InfoQ spoke to Kirk to find out more about it.