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jBPM Console NG – Alpha Dev Access

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Hi everyone! I’m writing this post to introduce the jBPM Console NG project which will provide a new integrated workbench for handling process related activities. We are now in a very initial stage of development and we are looking for contributors. We know that there are a lot of companies out there implementing their ownRead more →

jBPM5 Developer Guide Official Presentation @London

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Hi all, with the book  almost being printed out, we have organized an oficial presentation with the help of the JBug London.  We (Esteban Aliverti and I – “Salaboy”) will be giving a talk about the book the 12th of December. Seats are limited, so make sure to reserve yours today: http://www.meetup.com/JBoss-User-Group/events/85267232/ We will be giving awayRead more →

Human Interactions: Task List UIs Requirements

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Most of the times the Front Ends Applications which are built on top of Process Engines contains a fair amount of screens/components dedicated to deal with Human Interactions. On this post the requirements to build these panels will be dissected to define which bits are important. The main idea behind this analysis is to beRead more →

jBPM5 & GSoC 2012

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This year, jBPM5 was one of the lucky projects which was accepted in the Google Summer of Code Program. The topic of this year was to build a customizable and pluggable Human Task Lifecycle mechanism to extend the current functionality. Demian Calcaprina is doing a wonderful job researching different alternatives to provide the mentioned features plus givingRead more →

(PROCESSES & RULES) OR (RULES & PROCESSES) 3/X

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Once you become familiar with the topics discussed in my previous two posts: (PROCESSES & RULES) OR (RULES & PROCESSES) 1/X -> Introduction (PROCESSES & RULES) OR (RULES & PROCESSES) 2/X -> Old Integration Patterns You can start playing more and more with the Rule Engine. One of the things that you will notice duringRead more →

(PROCESSES & RULES) OR (RULES & PROCESSES) 2/X

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I’m back! In my previous post I’ve introduced a couple of patterns about how to mix processes and rules and viceversa. This post, before jumping into more advanced topics which requires to know how the Rule Engine works, will explain with some examples how we can interact with the Rule Engine using stateless sessions . This examplesRead more →

JBPM FORM BUILDER – STATE OF THE ART

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Hi there, I want to share with everyone some updates about the jBPM Form Builder. I was doing some work to make it independent of the environment and more easy to use. This post include the current state of the project, how to build it and run it and the future steps. Feel free to leave feedbackRead more →

(Processes & Rules) or (Rules & Processes) 1/X

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One of the things that differentiate jBPM5 from other BPMS is the fact that it runs on top of the Drools Rule engine. During a series of post I will be trying to share some of the advantages of this approach. Because this topic is heavily discussed inside Chapter 9 of the jBPM5 Developer Guide which willRead more →