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Apache ACE is a software distribution framework that allows you to manage and deploy modular OSGi-based applications to many different clients, also known as "targets" in ACE terminology, allowing precise control over which target gets which software. Its key features are:

Getting started

If you are interested in just get Apache ACE up and running, you can read the getting started in 5 minutes. To get more information about the history of Apache ACE, read all about its history and background.

Using Apache ACE

Resources that go into more detail on using Apache ACE:

Developing for Apache ACE

There are several resources available on extending and developing for Apache ACE, such as:

Background information, designs and analysis