Apache Sling Components

Suite of New Releases for Apache Sling

Jessica Thornsby

New releases for Apache Sling Commons OSGi, Sling Launchpad Base, and Sling Maven Launchpad Plugin.

The Apache Sling team have announced a range of updates to the Sling components, starting with Apache Sling Commons OSGi version 2.0.6.

Apache Sling Commons OSGi provides utility methods for use in implementing OSGi related services and components. This release introduces functionality for comparing bundle versions by handling both jar files and Bundle objects.

Apache Sling Launchpad Base 2.0.0 has also been released. This contains the core Launchpad OSGi application framework. Launchpad Webapp has been converted to use Felix HttpService, and has upgraded to felix 2.0.4.

Finally, Apache Sling Maven Launchpad Plugin version 2.0.6 has been released. Apache Sling Maven Launchpad Plugin facilitates the development, execution, and distribution of Launchpad-based OSGi applications. This release adds functionality for removing bundles from the list and loading a filtered Properties file. There are also a number of bug fixes.

All of these components can be downloaded from the Sling website.


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