Skip Tests with PAX-Exam

First, let me explain what I had and what I wanted to do. I had integration tests for an OSGi application I work on. These tests involved Apache Karaf, PAX-Exam and an external messaging server. On my continuous integration server, the messaging server is installed and can thus run these tests. However, when new developers […]

Posted at 4:33 pm on January 19, 2015 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Java tips, OSGi | Tagged: , , , | Continue reading

NPE with Openstack SDK in OSGi

If you use the Openstack SDK library, you may have encounter this exception. java.lang.NullPointerException at com.woorea.openstack.base.client.OpenStackClient.request( at com.woorea.openstack.base.client.OpenStackClient.execute( at com.woorea.openstack.base.client.OpenStackRequest.execute( And if you use it in OSGi, you will most likely have it. The reason is that the default client is searched within the class path by using Java service loaders. And this mechanism does […]

Posted at 3:23 pm on November 6, 2014 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Java tips, OSGi | Tagged: , , , | Continue reading


My name is Vincent Zurczak.
I am a R&D Engineer working for a French Software Editor.

I have a solid experience in Eclipse development, Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA) and integration issues. I am now working on a project related to deployment and cloud computing. The project is called Roboconf and is open source.

I used to be a committer on Petals ESB (OW2), SCA Tools (Eclipse) and BPEL Designer (Eclipse).

You can also take a look at my French blog and my GitHub account.


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