September 2021

Using Apache Avro for passing Java objects through a message broker

This article describes how to use Apache Avro to flatten a Java object, pass it through a JMS-compatible message broker, and reconstruct it again. Avro is a compact, schema-based data representation that is becoming increasingly important in messaging applications.

Categories: software development, Java, middleware

How does Camel-K actually work?

Camel-K is a relatively new technology for deploying Apache Camel routes directly to an OpenShift/Kubernetes cluster. There is a lot of hidden complexity; this article exposes some of it.

Categories: OpenShift

Rolling your own minimal embedded Linux for the Raspberry Pi

Introducing a series of articles on building a custom Linux installation for the Raspberry Pi, for appliance applications.

Categories: Raspberry Pi, Linux, embedded computing