One highlight of the release relevant to this community is that the ECF
RS SDK and dependencies are now available via Maven Central . This
is also reflected in our Karaf install . As well, all our
distribution providers...at both Eclipse.org and our github org  are
now built with Maven.
As another highlight, recently there has been work on the Jax-RS
provider , upgrading the Jersey-based provider and allowing Jax-RS
features and extensions via declarative services.
Finally, new Java<->Python remote service distribution providers are
available . These providers allow OSGi services to be implemented in
Python and consumed in Java, and/or to be consumed in Python and
implemented in Java. The OSGi service dynamics, classloading,
security, use of DS and/or other injection frameworks, versioning, etc
is all available to services implemented in Python. See here  for a