JSON JSON-B

Since Camel 3.7

JSON-B is a Data Format which uses the standard (javax) JSON-B library.

from("activemq:My.Queue").
  marshal().json(JsonLibrary.Jsonb).
  to("mqseries:Another.Queue");

JSON-B Options

The JSON JSON-B dataformat supports 3 options, which are listed below.

Name Default Java Type Description

objectMapper

String

Lookup and use the existing Jsonb instance with the given id.

prettyPrint

false

Boolean

To enable pretty printing output nicely formatted. Is by default false.

unmarshalTypeName

String

Class name of the java type to use when unmarshalling

Dependencies

To use JSON-B in your camel routes you need to add the dependency on camel-jsonb which implements this data format.

If you use maven you could just add the following to your pom.xml, substituting the version number for the latest & greatest release (see the download page for the latest versions).

<dependency>
  <groupId>org.apache.camel</groupId>
  <artifactId>camel-jsonb</artifactId>
  <version>x.x.x</version>
  <!-- use the same version as your Camel core version -->
</dependency>

Spring Boot Auto-Configuration

When using jsonb with Spring Boot make sure to use the following Maven dependency to have support for auto configuration:

<dependency>
  <groupId>org.apache.camel.springboot</groupId>
  <artifactId>camel-jsonb-starter</artifactId>
  <version>x.x.x</version>
  <!-- use the same version as your Camel core version -->
</dependency>

The component supports 4 options, which are listed below.

Name Description Default Type

camel.dataformat.json-jsonb.enabled

Whether to enable auto configuration of the json-jsonb data format. This is enabled by default.

Boolean

camel.dataformat.json-jsonb.object-mapper

Lookup and use the existing Jsonb instance with the given id.

String

camel.dataformat.json-jsonb.pretty-print

To enable pretty printing output nicely formatted. Is by default false.

false

Boolean

camel.dataformat.json-jsonb.unmarshal-type-name

Class name of the java type to use when unmarshalling

String