Build, test and deploy Apama projects using the Apama Builder Image

Introduction

There’s a new Docker image in the Docker Store for Software AG’s 10.3 release called Apama Builder. It differs from the Apama Correlator image in that it can be used to build Apama projects into new images via multi-stage builds. In this blog we will explore how leveraging the Apama Builder along with other common tools, we can easily create an Apama application in a container that is self-testing, self-deploying, and subject to continuous integration.… Read More

Apama and Amazon Marketplace

Introduction

Amazon marketplace is a new offering that they describe as follows

AWS Marketplace is a curated digital catalog that makes it easy for customers to find, buy, deploy, and manage third-party software and services that customers need to build solutions and run their businesses. AWS Marketplace includes thousands of software listings from popular categories such as security, networking, storage, machine learning, business intelligence, database, and devOps and simplifies software licensing and procurement with flexible pricing options and multiple deployment methods.… Read More

Python plug-ins tutorial

Python Plug-ins

Following on from the blog post introducing the new Apama EPL Python plug-ins feature, we provide a video that will give you a good insight into developing a Software AG Designer project using the Python plug-ins feature in Apama.

The video goes into detail about how to set up a new project and use Python plug-in methods from EPL code.

PyDev Install PyDev

The video also shows you how to set up PyDev, which is a Python IDE for Eclipse and can be used for programming in Python – supporting code refactoring, graphical debugging and code analysis among other features.… Read More

Introduction to Python Plug-ins

In Apama 10.3 we introduced a new way to create extensions to EPL (the Apama language). In addition to writing extension points (plug-ins) to EPL in C++ and Java, it is now possible to also create them in Python.

The new interface to Python is a fully-fledged mapping between EPL and Python types allowing you to expose Python methods to be called directly from EPL with complex type arguments returning values and throwing exceptions directly back to EPL.… Read More

Common mistakes in EPL

Although we’ve tried our hardest to make the Apama Event Processing Language (EPL) familiar and easy to get into, there will always be some room for error. In this blog, we will explore some of the common ‘gotchas’ that often vex EPL newcomers, hopefully making the introductory experience as pleasant as possible.… Read More