Apache Karaf is a good platform for deploying OSGi based applications. Karaf is also a good platform for testing and debugging these applications. This article describes how to test and debug OSGi bundles and OSGi applications with karaf and eclipse.
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This blog post describes how to create a windows service from a Java application, it is a slightly more fleshed out version of the JavaZone 2016 lightning talk “A Java windows service in 10 minutes”.
A problem sometimes encountered by a Java programmer, is to make your Java program into a Windows Service. This is may be a bump in your project, particularly if you don’t know anything about windows services, or much about windows for that matter.
The demo created a running, working, Windows service server using 14 lines of Java code, and some maven configuration.
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