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Bundle.update: Towards the Next OSGi Release

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 28, 2010 2

It's been a long time since the last Bundle.update was posted, and there have been a lot of OSGi-centric updates since then. OSGi 4.2 has been released, with Equinox 3.6, Felix 3.0 and Knopflerfish 3.0 all providing support for the new platform. Recently, there have been some glimpses of the next version of OSGi, as well as increased enterprise support. Read on to find out what's been happening.


OSGi DevCon London

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 03, 2010 1

Last week saw the first OSGi DevCon London, held in conjunction with JAX London in Hammersmith's Novotel. Topics included features from the upcoming OSGi Enterprise Expert Group publication, using and testing OSGi in the cloud, accessing objects through JPA on an OSGi system and how modularity can defeat complexity brought on by exponential software growth.


Bundle.update: NetBeans and OSGi

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 22, 2010 2

Since the last Bundle.update, a new milestone of NetBeans adds support for embedding OSGi bundles, and this week's London OSGi DevCon promises to be of interest. ECF 3.2 has been released, and EGit/JGit is making strong headway in the world of DVCS.


Bundle.update: the Current State of OSGi

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 16, 2009 3

It's been a month since OSGi 4.2 was released. What's been happening in the OSGi space since then?


OSGi 4.2 released

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 16, 2009

The OSGi Alliance has just released the OSGi 4.2 specification. Although early drafts of it have previously been available, this is the final release version. What does this release hold? InfoQ has previously covered a sneak preview, but now that the spec is final, here are the new and noteworthy items of OSGi 4.2.


OSGi: The Next Release

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 17, 2009 2

Peter Kriens, technical director of the OSGi alliance, gave a presentation on the upcoming OSGi 4.2 release at the UK OSGi Users Group. The event was recorded, and the video is now available. OSGi 4.2 is expected to be released to the public by the end of August 2009 and includes a number of new features.