iCal DataFormat

Since Camel 2.12

The ICal dataformat is used for working with iCalendar messages.

A typical iCalendar message looks like:

BEGIN:VCALENDAR
VERSION:2.0
PRODID:-//Events Calendar//iCal4j 1.0//EN
CALSCALE:GREGORIAN
BEGIN:VEVENT
DTSTAMP:20130324T180000Z
DTSTART:20130401T170000
DTEND:20130401T210000
SUMMARY:Progress Meeting
TZID:America/New_York
UID:00000000
ATTENDEE;ROLE=REQ-PARTICIPANT;CN=Developer 1:mailto:dev1@mycompany.com
ATTENDEE;ROLE=OPT-PARTICIPANT;CN=Developer 2:mailto:dev2@mycompany.com
END:VEVENT
END:VCALENDAR

Options

The iCal dataformat supports 2 options, which are listed below.

Name Default Java Type Description

validating

false

Boolean

Whether to validate.

contentTypeHeader

false

Boolean

Whether the data format should set the Content-Type header with the type from the data format if the data format is capable of doing so. For example application/xml for data formats marshalling to XML, or application/json for data formats marshalling to JSon etc.

Spring Boot Auto-Configuration

When using 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-ical-starter</artifactId>
  <version>x.x.x</version>
  <!-- use the same version as your Camel core version -->
</dependency>

The component supports 3 options, which are listed below.

Name Description Default Type

camel.dataformat.ical.content-type-header

Whether the data format should set the Content-Type header with the type from the data format if the data format is capable of doing so. For example application/xml for data formats marshalling to XML, or application/json for data formats marshalling to JSon etc.

false

Boolean

camel.dataformat.ical.enabled

Enable ical dataformat

true

Boolean

camel.dataformat.ical.validating

Whether to validate.

false

Boolean

ND

Basic Usage

To unmarshal and marshal the message shown above, your route will look like the following:

from("direct:ical-unmarshal")
  .unmarshal("ical")
  .to("mock:unmarshaled")
  .marshal("ical")
  .to("mock:marshaled");

Maven users will need to add the following dependency to their pom.xml for this component:

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