July 2014 Board report

Apache Aries delivers a set of pluggable Java components enabling an enterprise OSGi application programming model.


There was a significant amount of release activity this quarter. In particular, contributions for Java 7 enablement and Pax Exam 3.x usage - modernizing testing.

  • Apache Aries Semantic Versioning Checker 0.2.0 and 0.3.0

  • Apache Aries Parent Pom release (simplification)

  • Apache Aries Proxy API 1.0.1

  • Apache Aries Proxy Service 1.0.3

  • Apache Aries JMX API 1.1.1

  • Apache Aries JMX Core 1.1.2

Apache Aries Blueprint releases:

  • Blueprint API 1.0.1

  • Blueprint Parser 1.2.1

  • Blueprint Annotation API 1.0.1

  • Blueprint Annotation Impl 1.0.1

  • Blueprint CM 1.0.4

  • Blueprint Core 1.4.1

A new release of the Aries SPI fly bundles is currently being voted on.

Project update

We’re see almost all of our contributions from non-committers coming as pull requests from GitHub. The last PMC member was added 28th July 2013.


  • We voted in the following new committers:

  • Jean-Baptiste Onofré

  • Christian Schneider

  • Tom Watson

There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.