Chapter 322. Tika Component

Available as of Camel version 2.19

The Tika: components provides the ability to detect and parse documents with Apache Tika. This component uses Apache Tika as underlying library to work with documents.

In order to use the Tika component, Maven users will need to add the following dependency to their pom.xml:

pom.xml

<dependency>
    <groupId>org.apache.camel</groupId>
    <artifactId>camel-tika</artifactId>
    <version>x.x.x</version>
    <!-- use the same version as your Camel core version -->
</dependency>

The TIKA component only supports producer endpoints.

322.1. Options

The Tika component has no options.

The Tika endpoint is configured using URI syntax:

tika:operation

with the following path and query parameters:

322.1.1. Path Parameters (1 parameters):

NameDescriptionDefaultType

operation

Required Tika Operation. parse or detect

 

TikaOperation

322.1.2. Query Parameters (5 parameters):

NameDescriptionDefaultType

tikaConfig (producer)

Tika Config

 

TikaConfig

tikaConfigUri (producer)

Tika Config Uri: The URI of tika-config.xml

 

String

tikaParseOutputEncoding (producer)

Tika Parse Output Encoding - Used to specify the character encoding of the parsed output. Defaults to Charset.defaultCharset() .

 

String

tikaParseOutputFormat (producer)

Tika Output Format. Supported output formats. xml: Returns Parsed Content as XML. html: Returns Parsed Content as HTML. text: Returns Parsed Content as Text. textMain: Uses the boilerpipe library to automatically extract the main content from a web page.

xml

TikaParseOutputFormat

synchronous (advanced)

Sets whether synchronous processing should be strictly used, or Camel is allowed to use asynchronous processing (if supported).

false

boolean

322.2. To Detect a file’s MIME Type

The file should be placed in the Body.

from("direct:start")
        .to("tika:detect");

322.3. To Parse a File

The file should be placed in the Body.

from("direct:start")
        .to("tika:parse");