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Live Models Using JBoss Drools and EMF

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Cédric Brun has blogged his investigations into getting Drools to work with Eclipse EMF, so I thought I’d plug his latest entries, with a choice quote and images below:Live Models Using JBoss Drools and EMFThe 20 minute Graphical Modeler based on Eclipse “You bet I picked the Rules Engine, so that I can get myRead more →

Monitoring for changes in repository

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A feature in Guvnor 5 that might not be obvious is atom feeds (like RSS feeds) for different things: specifically Category listings, and package listings. Using a feed reader of your choice (below is NetNewsWire) you can “listen” for changes to assets (each change will result in a new item in a feed, effectively). OpeningRead more →

More translations

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There are some more translations in the works, thanks to some community members: Japanese by Shigeaki Wakizaka Simplified Chinese by Richard Qin I have committed these into trunk, but they are not yet available as part of the build while they are worked on/reviewed etc. But you can find them in the messages package, andRead more →

Spanish localisation

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Thanks to Salaboy, we now have a Spanish (es_ES) localised version of Guvnor: As mentioned previously, this can be accessed via adding ?locale=es_ES to the end of the URL, or if the browsers locale header says it wants spanish etc… Thanks Salaboy !

Translation/localisation of Guvnor

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Guvnor (the web part) has been Internationalized (i18n) – (almost) all displayed strings externalised into resource bundles (properties files). So it is possible for the UI to be localised into pirate speak, or whatever people feel inclined to do. Any volunteers would be much appreciated (there will be various people looking at it over time,Read more →

Sponsoring missing tooling features

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If there are features missing in our Eclipse tooling or Guvnor tooling and you would like to sponsor the development of those to accelerate their adoption in the project you can speak to NexB who have done excellent work already on sponsored Eclipse development. So please feel free to contact Philippe Ombrédanne if you wouldRead more →

DSL Widgets in Guvnor

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The Drools DSL format has been updated to allow for the addition of metadata to provide for user friendly widgets when using a DSL in combination with the guided editor. The DSL sentence can now display a dropdown for an enumeration, a date selector, a checkbox, and allows for the restriction of the value thatRead more →

Product update: Guvnor security

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A common need and desire of the web interface of Guvnor is to be able to have users of different technical abilities interact with it. Another need is to be able to allocate people different sets of data to “own”. These have now been addressed in Guvnor (these features should be available in Milestone 2Read more →

Tuning Guvnor

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Guvnor is the business rules management system in Drools 5. When you deploy it out of the box, you get an unsecured web application that stores data in Jackrabbit’s embedded Derby database. This article explains how to tune Guvnor deployed on JBoss Application Server 4.2.3. This means that we will use the container’s configuration filesRead more →

Properties Widget In Guvnor

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To continue the last post on this topic, the properties editor widget is complete and is in Guvnor code base from now on. With this widget one can upload a classic properties file, edit it, and also download it back.