Community round-up – Localization, authentication and home automation plug-ins

While Software AG is busy adding features to Apama, the community is busy creating and publishing things as well. We maintain an index of the various community-created projects here. We hope that these community libraries and plug-ins can be useful for others and share them for people to use. Improvements and contributions are also very welcome.

This is part two of this series of community round-up blogs. You can find the first blog post here, which looked at some EPL libraries.… Read More

Community round-up – container types and complex number libraries

While Software AG is busy adding features to Apama, the community is busy creating and publishing things as well. We maintain an index of the various community-created projects on GitHub. We hope that these community libraries and plug-ins can be useful for others and share them for people to use. Improvements and contributions are also very welcome.

In this blog post we’re going to look at a couple of the recent contributions to go up on the index, what they do and what future directions or contributions they would accept.… Read More

Modelling a biscuit factory robot with Apama, Lego Mindstorms EV3 and a BrickPi

There have been a few new starters in the Apama team over the last 12 months and the idea for “EPL Club” came up where us newbies would get together with coffee and biscuits to develop our EPL knowledge with a ‘real’ project. As part of Software AG’s Helix transformation and associated empowerment budget, we were able to purchase a Lego Mindstorms EV3 kit and BrickPi3 for the Cambridge office which we decided to use to give this this project a more physical/visual aspect than some bytes on a disk or characters on a screen.… Read More

Internship and Enhancing EPL Testing (Part 1)

Introduction

Any software engineer who’s had to deal with unit testing will know the frustrating experience it can be. Whether it’s the steep learning curve of having to learn a new framework or language, unhelpful log messages or having to learn a plethora of new CLI arguments, there’s something terrible in unit-testing for everyone. Here in the Apama team, we have looked into ways to smooth out the experience for our customers and provide them with powerful tools to build reliable EPL code.… Read More

Running tests on EPL apps

Introduction

Following on from the first blog post that introduces our new Apama EPL Apps tools SDK, the aim of this article is to take you through the steps involved in creating and running tests on your EPL apps. If you have not already read the previous article or checked out the EPL Apps Tools SDK on GitHub, I recommend you do this before continuing.

In this demonstration I have an EPL app that I wish to test. … Read More

Introducing the EPL Apps tools SDK

Calling all Apama EPL Apps users – from Apama 10.5.3!

Within Cumulocity IoT the “Apama EPL Apps” product component allows a user to deploy Streaming Analytics solution elements in the form of single EPL files.

Are you sick and tired of discovering bugs in your EPL apps after they have been deployed to production? Do you wish there was an easy way to test their behavior in a repeatable way that can be automated?… Read More