FuseSource, which specializes in open-source integration software, delivers a new graphical user interface for the Camel integration platform.
, a provider of open-source
integration and messaging
software, has announced a new integrated
development environment for the Camel
open-source integration framework.
FuseSource announced that its Fuse
IDE for Camel
is generally available as part of the company's Fuse Mediation Router
Debbie Moynihan, vice president of
marketing at FuseSource, said a trial version of the IDE is now available for
download. The trial version can be found at here
The April 11 launch of Fuse IDE for Camel follows a successful beta that began
Jan. 31 and featured more than 500 active beta testers, Moynihan said.
Fuse IDE for Camel delivers Eclipse
tooling featuring an easy-to-use GUI. Architects and developers can use Fuse
IDE for Camel in conjunction with Apache Camel
or Fuse Mediation Router to visually
connect software components, speeding integration and streamlining the
development process. The IDE was designed by FuseSource's James Strachan,
Apache Camel co-founder
"Our mission is to make enterprise
architects and developers successful with open-source integration and messaging
solutions, and a big part of that is delivering corresponding tools that drive
efficiency and reduce complexity," said Larry Alston, president of FuseSource,
in a statement. "The introduction of Fuse IDE for Camel is just one of the ways
FuseSource is making professional open source the easy choice for enterprise
Moynihan said Fuse IDE for Camel's
Eclipse-based tooling enables
developers and architects to use a familiar and standard development
environment, eliminating a lengthy learning curve and speeding time to
deployment. Meanwhile, the easy-to-use GUI eliminates the need to write code.
Fuse IDE for Camel allows developers to "drag and drop" integration and
mediation components, rapidly connecting systems.
In addition, the new IDE features
predefined building blocks.
IDE for Camel leverages the well-known Enterprise Integration Patterns (EIPs)
developed by Gregor Hohpe
and Bobby Woolf
and ships preloaded with all defined
EIPs, ensuring flexibility in the development process. Also, all integration
and mediation components in Fuse IDE for Camel use standard notation, making it
easy to define and reuse routes, FuseSource said.
Fuse IDE for Camel ensures that all links between nodes are
validated before the link is
created; if the target node is not valid, the editor will not allow the
And Fuse IDE for Camel offers
developers a great deal of flexibility, Moynihan said.
use a variety of technologies to accomplish their development goals, Fuse IDE
for Camel allows developers and architects to deploy routes into Apache
, Fuse ESB
, Spring, JEE servers or stand-alone Java
Virtual Machines (JVMs).
Moynihan also said developers and
architects interested in seeing the Fuse IDE for Camel in action can attend the
, taking place May 24-26, 2011, at the Westin Arlington
Gateway, in Arlington, Va. The first event of its kind, CamelOne is designed to
provide professionals using open-source integration and messaging solutions in
the enterprise with an opportunity to meet, learn and share ideas with the
experts, including founders and committers of integration and messaging projects
within the Apache Software Foundation.
Backed by the leaders and founders of
several key Apache Software Foundation projects, FuseSource
expert in open-source integration and messaging. FuseSource employs more than
25 active committers on 11 Apache projects.
FuseSource is solely focused on
providing enterprise-ready integration
and messaging software
combined with the tools
sought by organizations implementing
and managing integration projects such as service-oriented architecture (SOA),
cloud environments and others. Hundreds of large enterprises use FuseSource
solutions to deploy and manage integration and messaging infrastructure at a
lower total cost of ownership than traditional commercial solutions. FuseSource
is a wholly owned subsidiary of Progress Software and can be found on the Web