Since we're on a major migration process of this website, some component documents here are out of sync right now. In the meantime you may want to look at the asciidoc in the repository: https://github.com/apache/camel/blob/master/README.md https://github.com/apache/camel/blob/master/components/readme.adoc
Creating a new Camel Component
This will create a maven project which contains a demo component, you need to implements your own component by modifying it.You need to move the META-INF/services/direct file to META-INF/services/PACKAGE_NAME/FOO where FOO is the URI scheme for your component and any related endpoints created on the fly and PACKAGE_NAME is your component's package name which is replaced the '.' with '/'.
Optional properties (available as of Camel 2.9.0)
By default the camel component archetype will generate a HelloWorldComponent that will use the URI scheme helloworld. You can further customize the generated component by using some custom parameters passed to the component.
To create the "Awesome" component and all its related classes (AwesomeComponent, AwesomeEndpoint, AwesomeProducer etc) that will use the awesome URI scheme:
For more help see Writing Components