Chapter 5. Creating a New Camel XML file
Apache Camel stores routes in an XML file that contains a camelContext element. The tooling includes a wizard that simplifies adding an Apache Camel context file to your project. It creates a new XML file that has all of the required namespaces preconfigured and a template camelContext element.
To add a new Apache Camel context file to your project:
Select Camel XML File wizard, as shown in Figure 5.1, “Camel XML File wizard”.→ → → → from the main menu to open the
Figure 5.1. Camel XML File wizard
In RouteContainer, enter the location for the new file, or accept the default.
You can click to search for an appropriate location.Important
The Spring framework and the OSGi Blueprint framework require that all Apache Camel files be placed in specific locations under the project’s
OSGi Blueprint -
- Spring -
In File Name, enter a name for the new context file, or accept the default (
The file’s name cannot contain spaces or special characters, and it must be unique within the JVM.
In Framework, accept the default, or select which framework the routes will use:
- Spring — [default] for routes that will be deployed in Spring containers, non-OSGi containers, or as standalone applications
- OSGi Blueprint — for routes that will be deployed in OSGi containers
Routes — for routes that you can load and add into existing
The new context file is added to the project and opened in the route editor.