I can't imagine getting my boss to pay for something like TIBCO. That would
require quite a sales job.
With one exception, the developers I know wouldn't even use Camel. They
tend to reinvent the wheel. But they do use Spring and a few even use
In order to commit to something like Camel, you have to experience the
"ah-ha" moment when you realize that Camel makes things easier, like the
REST DSL. That of course requires actually using Camel. Being free is a big
win for learning. Expensive products won't die completely, but new
developers won't bother with them.