Yearly Archives: 2013

Developing OSGi using the 4+1 view

When people first start developing with OSGi, the learning curve can be quite steep. There are several reasons for this: First of all, designing modular software is hard and becomes even harder when you have to take into account the

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Semantic Versioning in OSGi

At the Bndtools Hackathon this week we have been working hard on adding support for baselining. Baselining allows us to semantically compare the bundles generated from the current codebase to the latest release in a repository and report any discrepancies.

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History of Simracing

Over the last couple of years, on-line games have become more and more popular, and there are genres that are so popular you can even make a living out of being a player, if you’re really good. Paradoxically, on-line racing,

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EclipseCon and OSGi DevCon 2013

For years now, EclipseCon and the OSGi DevCon have joined forces in North America to stage a conference that covers modular applications in the broadest sense of the word. Traditionally, the conference was held in Santa Clara, but starting last

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Start levels in OSGi

One of the services in the OSGi core specification is the start level service. Its name implies that you can use it to determine the order in which bundles start. However, there are a couple of caveats that you must

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