Showing posts from January, 2012

Unit testing Camel Blueprint routes

Last week, while in Vegas , I discussed with my colleague Scott Cranton and he told me that something that was really making our users tend to stick with Spring-DM when using Camel Blueprint routes was that unit testing those routes was not possible. So I hacked a small support library for Camel, leveraging PojoSR which provides a service registry without using a fully compliant OSGi container. This allows defining real unit tests (as opposed to integration tests using Pax Exam . See the below example. public class DebugBlueprintTest extends CamelBlueprintTestSupport { @Override protected Collection<URL> getBlueprintDescriptors() { return Collections.singleton(getClass().getResource("camelContext.xml")); } @Test public void testRoute() throws Exception { // set mock expectations getMockEndpoint("mock:a").expectedMessageCount(1); // send a message template.sendBody("direct:start&quo

Back from Las Vegas

I'm back from Las Vegas where we had a fantastic FuseSource KickOff meeting. As you can see below, a real camel had been brought from the west coast and James even had a short ride on it! On the technical side, we expect a bunch of exciting stuff this year, so you'll certainly hear from us soon.