The Fuse IDE is intended for our subscribers. People without a subscription can get a trial license to try out the product.
People who are not subscribers, and have no desire to be so, can use Fuse IDE, for creating Camel applications, eg all the GUI editor is free.
The runtime functionality, such as message tracing, inspections, deployment, cloud, fabric etc. is for subscribers.
A FAB bundle is just a plain JAR with Maven metadata, so just create a plain maven project. And set in the pom.xml. Then you can easily deploy this as a FAB bundle in the Fuse ESB manually, eg using
You can read more about FAB here
I think we have to stuck with non-subscription until we can budget it next fiscal year. Thank you for help!