Available as of Camel 2.3
Some of the Camel Components offers options to specify a time period, which must be entered in milli second as unit. This may be unfriendly to read as a human when the value is large such as 45min = 2700000 millis.
So in Camel 2.3 you can now configure any endpoint uri parameter using a String syntax, which at runtime will get converted to millis (long type).
You can use the following short syntax, which is most common to use:
So for example the Timer endpoint can be configured as follows
You can mix and match the units so you can do this as well:
However you can also use long syntax