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Camel Core

The User Manual is a comprehensive guide meant to help you with the key concepts of Apache Camel and software integration, from how to get started with Apache Camel, how to upgrade to Camel 3.x, to architecture or integration patterns.

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Camel is packed with several hundred components that are used to access databases, message queues and APIs. The Component reference provides you information about the functionality and configuration of each component.

Component Reference API Documentation

Camel K

Apache Camel K is a lightweight integration framework built on Apache Camel that runs natively on Kubernetes and is specifically designed for serverless and micro service architectures. It allows you to run integration code written in Camel DSL on your cloud.

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Apache Camel K now leverages a catalog of connectors called “Kamelets” (Kamel route snippets) that allow creating sources or sinks towards external systems via a simplified interface, hiding all the low level details about how those connections are implemented.

Kamelet Catalog

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Camel Kafka Connector

Camel Kafka Connector allows you to use all Camel components as Kafka Connect connectors, which, as a result, expands Kafka Connect compatibility by allowing Camel components to be used in the Kafka ecosystem.

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Camel Quarkus

This project hosts the efforts to port and package the 280+ Camel components as Quarkus extensions. Quarkus is a Java platform offering fast boot times and low memory footprint. It targets both stock JVMs and GraalVM.

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Camel Spring Boot

Camel support for Spring Boot provides auto-configuration of the Camel context by auto-detecting Camel routes available in the Spring context and registers the key Camel utilities as beans. It also provides starters for many Camel components.

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Camel Karaf

Apache Karaf makes running Apache Camel in OSGi container easy, which as a result, expands Apache Camel’s compatibility by allowing Camel components to run in the OSGi environment.

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Camel Karavan

Karavan provides a graphical user interface to design and configure routes (EIP and REST) using Kamelets and Components. Karavan reads and writes integrations using YAML DSL. Karavan could be used as a VS Code Extension integrated with Camel Jbang runtime as well as a containerized application alongside Camel-K integrated through API or GitOps operational framework.

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Camel JBang

Camel CLI (Command Line Interface) to easily install and get started with Apache Camel, in only a few minutes. Camel JBang is excellent for no-code/low-code use-cases and when you need to quickly build a prototype with Camel.

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