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IDE re-license from ASL to EPL

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We are looking to re-license our Eclipse IDE code from Apache Software License to Eclipse Public License. The reason for this is to simply align with the bulk of the Eclipse projects out there, to make bundling, deployment and code re-use much easier. The runtime work will remain as ASL. I don’t consider this changeRead more →

Accessing Guvnor as a Filesystem (WebDAV)

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Just checked in to trunk, is the capability to access the repository back end as a filesystem. This is useful for a whole lot of cases (including, for instance, saving Excel directly to the repository). Its also a neat lead into the ability to have files both in the repository for governance and editing, andRead more →

Drools BRMS version two design and ideas

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Hi folks After delivering 4.0.3 Michael and I had some conversations about adding more features and a complete re-design of the BRMS web interface. Basically we are looking at how to break things up into “perspectives” kind of like eclipse has (but simpler), just to make it easier to present the user with the informationRead more →

JBoss Drools BRMS Standalone

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Now you can download BRMS standalone version, this distribution comes with a built-in Tomcat 5.5.20 web server and the insurance example as demo repository, so it runs out the box. If you want to test BRMS and don’t have enough time to deploy, just follow to downloads page http://labs.jboss.com/drools/downloads Brief install guide 1. Install aRead more →

IDE update site and Drools 4.0.0 maven Repository

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We have just updated maven repository and drools IDE update site to include drools 4.0.0 GA libraries. You can check both at the following addresses: http://repository.jboss.com/maven2/org/drools/ http://downloads.jboss.com/drools/updatesite/site.xml (Eclipse 3.2 only)Last but not less important, remember that the new drools page at jboss.org is http://labs.jboss.com/drools/ as same as the new downloads page http://labs.jboss.com/drools/downloads

Eclipse VE has become dormant

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Seems Eclipse Visual Editor (VE) has hit hard times, see David Orme’s blog, this is a very sad place for Eclipse to be with no FOSS alternative to Netbeans Matisee; I don’t think the importance of a high quality FOSS GUI builder for SWT and JFACE should be underestimated. There is still the excellent commercialRead more →

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 →