More Apache Camel Books
More Apache Camel Books
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The Future of Enterprise Integration: Learn how organizations are re-architecting their integration strategy with data-driven app integration for true digital transformation.
It is hard to write impartial book reviews when you are the author of the first one, technical reviewer of the second one, and really like the third book, but I'll try my best with this post.
The other new Apache Camel book that is expected by the end of this year is called Apache Camel Developer's Cookbook by Scott Cranton and Jakub Korab. It is a lookup guide full of recipes for everything you might want to do with Camel. It provides around 500 pages of best practice tips for using Apache Camel and lots of examples. I enjoyed reviewing it and even learned some new useful tips. If you prefer learing with examples, this cookbook is a must have.
And there is of course the famous Camel in Action by Claus Ibsen and Jonathan Anstey. It is a book which I started learning Camel couple of years ago and I still read some of the chapters from time to time. If you want to learn the philisofy behind Camel and find out how Camel internals work this is the book. A must read before putting #Camel on your CV.
I cannot stop myself mentioning the Bible of Integrations, the Enterprise Integration Patterns book by Gregor Hohpe. This is not a Camel book, but it lays down the foundation of Enterprise Integration Patterns which Camel implements. The book's website is a great pattern reference with use cases and diagrams. It is a huge book (with more than 700 pages), but a good to have as a reference for any team. You might be surpised to find out that there is pattern for everything.
In short: if you want to discover what is Apache Camel and how to use EIPs without going into the internals go for Camel Message Routing book. If you want to see lots of example recipes and tips, go for Camel Cookbook. And if you want to deep dive into Camel go for Camel in Action.
Instant Apache Camel Messaging System by Evgeniy Sharapov. It is another short book, intented for beginners that emphsasys on test driven approach for writing Camel applications. I haven't read the book, but Claus Ibsen did and posted a review here.
Choose a book, read it, and hack something.
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