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OSGi and Apache Felix 3.0 by Walid Joseph Gédéon

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The iPOJO Felix sub-project

In short, Apache Felix iPOJO provides dependency injection features for OSGi frameworks. Some of its features simplify the tasks of registering and retrieving services on a framework by taking care of the life-cycle management of declared services. More advanced uses of it involve code manipulation.

iPOJO stands for injected Plain Old Java Objects and does not require specific interfaces to be implemented for integration— the components it uses are regular Java objects. It determines the needs of a component instance, based on its characteristics described in the bundle manifest.

The iPOJO components also work following the Extender Pattern, the general mechanism is the same; bundles that require dependency injection ...

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