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JUDCon is coming to India in 2012!

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JUDCon is coming to India in 2012!. I’m just putting my own submissions into JUDCon and hopefully will be there. If you work with Drools and/or jBPM and have an interesting project that you want to tell the world about, then hurry up and get your submissions in.

jBPM5 workshops in Japan and Australia

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I’ll be doing a set of workshops in September on jBPM5, in Japan and Australia this time. These workshops are a combination of presentations highlighting the various features, combined with practical sessions where you can try it out yourself using simple exercices on your own laptop. A more precise agenda of what will be coveredRead more →

Mario Fusco to join as core Drools engine developer

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It gives me great pleasure to announce that Mario Fusco will be joining the Drools team to work on the core engine in August. Mario is the author of OSS Lambdaj which brings functional programming and closures to java, and the Hammurabi Scala rule engine. Lambdajhttp://code.google.com/p/lambdaj/http://today.java.net/pub/a/today/2009/08/08/J1-2009-MarioFusco-Lambdaj.html (JavaOne Audio podcast) Hammurabihttp://code.google.com/p/hammurabi/http://java.dzone.com/articles/hammurabi-scala-rule-engine Mario initially will be focusingRead more →

Taking the rest of the year off

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So my time sheet says I’ve worked my 1920 hours this year already, so I guess I’ll be taking the rest of the year off in lieue. cya Markbtw j/k – on taking the time off, not on hours worked.

SwitchYard integration is coming for jBPM

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For those who might not be familiar, SwitchYard is a lightweight service delivery framework providing full lifecycle support for developing, deploying, and managing service-oriented applications. You mean like an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)? Yeah, kind of. At it’s core, SwitchYard provides an embeddable services runtime with limited dependencies, allowing you to deploy and run servicesRead more →

Drools & jBPM team hiring soon

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I’ll post more details when I have them, but I thought I’d let people know we’ll be hiring multiple positions over the next 6 to 9 months for Drools and jBPM. We’ll have an immediate position for a very senior Drools programmer extraordinaire. We’ll be looking for someone able to help us build the nextRead more →