JBoss Rules Debug Money Shot

So we are about to put out a milestone release for JBoss Rules, to wet your appetite I thought I’d put out a money shot first. Here you’ll see the code paused at a debug point in the consequence of a rule, with all available information displayed in the various views. comments

Enhancing JBossRules DSL

Peter Lin has been doing some great work on enhancing the auto completion for DSLs, which he has blogged with screenshots. He also covers his plans to make the DSL auto completion more intelligent – great work Peter!!!http://woolfel.blogspot.com/2007/01/enhancing-jbossrules-dsl.html

Free all day JBoss Rules BOF in London

I’m looking to do a free all day BOF in London, potentially Thursday 11th of January, 9.30 to 4.30 – with after session drinks, for those that want to chat some more over a beer and maybe some food? This will be an informal day for those with existing understandings of jboss rules, (we won’tRead more →

Drools 3.1 milestone 1 is comming

As some of you already know, Drools 3.1m1 will be out of the door any minute now. The Drools name is used for project development releases, which are also unsupported – eventually the code is hardened and released to production as JBoss Rules 3.2. This new release is a a big improvement over the 3.0.xRead more →

Declarative Behavioural Modelling (DBM) and jBPM/JBoss Rules integration

Production Rule systems, such as JBoss Rules are just one form of declarative programming; I believe that to meet the challenges of tomorrows technology we need to be looking at a unified tooling and platform approach to declarative programming. Workflow/BPM has been the predominant declarative approach for a while and Production Rules are one ofRead more →

Washington Rules !

— Michael NealeBoth Mark and myself recently returned from the highly informative Business Rules Forum (in Washington DC). The business rules industry seems to be in quite good shape, and there was a strong showing from all the vendors. I thought I would start with some summaries in general of what we saw, and whatRead more →

JFDI a new Business Action Scripting Language

We are working on a new non-imperative conseqeuence language for JBoss Ruless, called JFDI which is a sort of business action scripting language. We have placed this project over at Codehaus as we are hoping that it will get taken up by other declarative systems, whether they are rule or process engines. When we firstRead more →

Just say no to DynaBeans

The subject of DynaBeans just came up on the mailing list, and it is one I’ve been asked about before – so I thought I would do a blog my answer. Dynabeans was written as a solution for Struts back in 2000, they are not JavaBean compliant – thus they have no value outside ofRead more →

Just say no to DynaBeans

The subject of DynaBeans just came up on the mailing list, and it is one I’ve been asked about before – so I thought I would do a blog my answer. Dynabeans was written as a solution for Struts back in 2000, they are not JavaBean compliant – thus they have no value outside ofRead more →

Rete with Lazy Joins

I’ve just spent the last four weeks stuck in front jProfiler taking JBoss Rules performance to the next level and the results have been great and well beyond what I hoped. To achieve this I wrote custom collections, unrolled loops and cached variables that are used repeatedly for join attempts. I really feel I’ve takenRead more →