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JBRSTab Visual Authoring of Complex Spatial Simulation scenarios

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A new release of JBRSTab is out. From the website:JBRSTab is a tab plug-in to the open source ontology editor Protege (http://protege.stanford.edu/). It uses the open source geo-information system Java library OpenMap (http://openmap.bbn.com/) and the open source Java RETE rule engine JBoss Rules (http://labs.jboss.com/portal/jbossrules/).It can be used for visual authoring of complex spatial simulation scenariosandRead more →

Drools DotNet 3.0

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JBoss Rules 3.0 has been ported to the .Net platform by the community using the great tool IKVM. The project, Drools DotNet http://droolsdotnet.codehaus.org is housed over at codehaus.

MSM-Combis Rule Editor

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The JBoss Rules community eco-system continues to grow with a new project over at sourceforge, MSM-Combis Rule Editor – http://sourceforge.net/projects/droolsruleedit/. I’ve downloaded and had a play with the editor and found it very novel, it’s a very different approach that I hadn’t seen before for graphically authoring rules; it uses inputs and outputs to representRead more →

XPath and JBoss Rules integration with SXC

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SXC (Simple XML Compiler)SXC has just been released and is a must have for any SOA project – http://sxc.codehaus.org/ – best of all it comes with JBoss Rules integration 🙂 SXC is a pluggeable XML compiler that provides a high performance streaming XPath parser with JBoss Rules integration. It allows you to specify XPath querriesRead more →

JBoss Rules 3.0.6 was released

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JBoss Rules v3.0.6 was released. As always, you can download it from the project site http://labs.jboss.com/portal/jbossrules/downloads. This is a maintenance release, with a few bug fixes. We strongly advise all people using JBoss Rules versions 3.0.x to upgrade to version 3.0.6, specially those using dynamic rules. Our special thanks to Frederic Burlet and Einat IdanRead more →

Writing better rules (Edson Tirelli)

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A frequent question we got is “how do I write better rules?” or symptomatic variations of that like: What am I doing wrong? I have so much procedural code in my rules… How do I call a specific rule? (that comes from 2 types of people: those used to backward chaining and those used toRead more →

RuleFlow (Kris Verlaenen)

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A new feature has been added to the JBoss Rules code, allowing users to create a graphical flow chart that defines the order in which rule sets should be evaluated. This blog shows some examples on how to use ruleflow. Ruleflow will be available in the next milestone release, and really anxious users can alreadyRead more →