New feature: JavaScript as process dialect

Since the 6.3.0.Final release is coming soon (we just pushed out second candidate release), there are quite a few exciting new features, and this blog will highlight one. When defining your process logic, you can use scripts (small fragments of code) in various locations in the process definition.  You can use different languages (also calledRead more β†’

The new BPMN2 Eclipse plugin

Bob created some screencasts on how to install and use the new Eclipse plugin that we’re developing at eclipse.org. It supports almost all BPMN 2.0 process constructs and attributes (including lanes and pools, annotations and all the BPMN2 node types). Support for the few custom attributes that jBPM5 introduces. Allows you to configure which elementsRead more β†’

JBoss Community Recognition Awards

This year, Mariano De Mayo has been nominated for the JBoss Community Recognition Awards, in the category New Features, for all the hard work he put into creating the new graphical form builder for jBPM: Mariano De Maio – jBPMMariano De Maio has contributed a new graphical form builder component to the jBPM project. MarianoRead more β†’

jBPM Designer version 2.1 released

We are happy to announce that we have released version 2.1 of the jBPM Designer. This is a big release which solves many issues we had in 2.0 as well as adds lots of new features. We are especially happy that jBPM Designer will also be included in the up-coming JBoss BRMS 5.3 release. HereRead more β†’

A preview of the form builder

Whenever human actors participate in business processes (for example using the jbpm-console), forms can be used to show information to these users and/or ask for additional input. For example, the performance evaluation example that is included in the installer uses a simple form (as shown below) to ask the user to fill in some dataRead more β†’

A preview of the Form Builder

Whenever human actors participate in business processes (for example using the jbpm-console), forms can be used to show information to these users and/or ask for additional input. For example, the performance evaluation example that is included in the installer uses a simple form (as shown below) to ask the user to fill in some dataRead more β†’

New BPMN 2.0 Eclipse editor

We would like to show you our new and improved BPMN 2.0 Eclipse editor, which is currently being developed for jBPM 5.1 and will support a much larger part of the BPMN 2.0 specification (hopefully even including basic choreography and conversation). For this, we’ve had a lot of help from the guys at Codehoop. They’veRead more β†’

An executable process using the designer

Tihomir has been working on the designer lately to make sure that the web-based process designer can be used to create executable processes from scratch using the designer only. He has created a nice screencast and blogged about it: “Here is an example of creating and executing a simple BPMN2 process created with the OryxRead more β†’

A process repository using Guvnor

One of the missing pieces in the jBPM 5.0 CR1 release was the inclusion of a process repository. Luckily, your waiting time is over! A process repository is an important part of your BPM architecture if you start using more and more business processes in your applications and especially if you want to have theRead more β†’