Chapter 49. Boon DataFormat

Available as of Camel version 2.16

Boon is a Data Format which uses the Boon JSON marshalling library to unmarshal an JSON payload into Java objects or to marshal Java objects into an JSON payload. Boon aims to be a simple and fast parser than other common parsers currently used.

49.1. Options

The Boon dataformat supports 3 options which are listed below.

NameDefaultJava TypeDescription

unmarshalTypeName

 

String

Class name of the java type to use when unarmshalling

useList

false

Boolean

To unarmshal to a List of Map or a List of Pojo.

contentTypeHeader

false

Boolean

Whether the data format should set the Content-Type header with the type from the data format if the data format is capable of doing so. For example application/xml for data formats marshalling to XML, or application/json for data formats marshalling to JSon etc.

49.2. Using the Java DSL

DataFormat boonDataFormat = new BoonDataFormat("com.acme.model.Person");

from("activemq:My.Queue")
  .unmarshal(boonDataFormat)
  .to("mqseries:Another.Queue");

49.3. Using Blueprint XML

<bean id="boonDataFormat" class="org.apache.camel.component.boon.BoonDataFormat">
  <argument value="com.acme.model.Person"/>
</bean>

<camelContext id="camel" xmlns="http://camel.apache.org/schema/blueprint">
  <route>
    <from uri="activemq:My.Queue"/>
    <unmarshal ref="boonDataFormat"/>
    <to uri="mqseries:Another.Queue"/>
  </route>
</camelContext>

49.4. Dependencies

<dependency>
  <groupId>org.apache.camel</groupId>
  <artifactId>camel-boon</artifactId>
  <version>x.x.x</version>
</dependency>