Available as of Camel 2.10
This example is located in the Camel distribution at
This is a beginner's example that demonstrates how to get started with Apache Camel.
In this example we integrate with the console using the Stream component. The example is interactive - it reads input from the console, and then transforms the input to upper case and prints it back to the console.
This is implemented with a Camel route defined in the Spring XML markup shown below:
This example can be launched from the command line using Maven:
In the console you can enter a message and press <ENTER>. Camel responds by echoing the input message in upper case, as shown below:
To stop the example, strike Control+C
You can also run this example from your editor. For example, from Eclipse you can import this project using: File → Import … → Existing Maven Project, and select
pom.xml from the
Next, navigate to the
org.apache.camel.example.console.CamelConsoleMain class, right-click, and select Run As → Java Application.
Click on the screenshot below, to make it bigger.