Get to grips with Activiti BPM quickly and efficiently using Packt's new book and eBook

April 2014 | Beginner's Guides, Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Activiti 5.x Business Process Management Beginner's Guide, a practical guide to designing and developing BPMN-based business processes. The book has 276 pages and is competitively priced at $49.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $23.99.

About the Authors:

Dr. Zakir Laliwala is an entrepreneur, open source specialist, and a hands-on CTO of Attune Infocom. Attune Infocom provides enterprise open source solutions and services for SOA, BPM, ESB, portal, cloud computing, and ECM. He has a PhD. in Information and Communication Technology from the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology. He has published many research papers in IEEE and ACM International Conferences on web services, SOA, grid computing, and Semantic Web.

Irshad Mansuri has more than three years of experience in implenting Java, J2EE, Activiti, JBPM, and Liferay solutions. He has successfully migrated the IBM WebSphere Portal to Liferay Portal for a client based in the UK. He has successfully delivered and managed projects in Liferay, Alfresco, jBPM, and Activti. He has also delivered training on Liferay Portal, Activiti, and jBPM to various clients across the globe.

Activiti is a lightweight workflow and Business Process Management Platform targeted at business people, developers, and system administrators. Its core is a superfast and rock solid BPMN 2 process engine for Java. It's open source and distributed under the Apache license. Activiti runs in any Java application, on a server, on a cluster or in the cloud.

Activiti 5.x Business Process Management Beginner's Guide quickly introduces readers to the Activiti Business Process Management methodology.This book will serve as an extremely useful starter guide for developers working on Activiti BPM who wish to integrate Activiti with other technologies.The book will enable readers to take full advantage of the power of the Activiti BPM.

The book will teach readers how to design advanced business workflows through easy steps as well as how to integrate their creations with various third-party services. Clear, practical steps will help readers to implement business workflow using standard BPMN notation. The book focuses on development and delivery using Activiti BPM through integrating, migrating, and upgrading some advanced technological tools.The book will give readers the opportunity to learn advanced business workflows and how to implement them with different applications.

Activiti 5.x Business Process Management Beginner's Guide covers the following topics:

Chapter 1: Installing Activiti

Chapter 2: Modeling Using the Activiti Modeler

Chapter 3: Designing Your Process Using the Activiti Designer

Chapter 4: Management and Monitoring Using the Activiti Explorer

Chapter 5: Development Using the Process Engine

Chapter 6: The Activiti ProcessEngine API

Chapter 7: Working with the REST API

Chapter 8: Integrating Activiti with Third-party Services

Chapter 9: Implementing Advanced Workflows

This book is primarily intended for Business Analysts (BAs) who need to develop a process model for implementation in a Business Process Management system. Basic knowledge of business analysis is needed; however, no Activiti or Java knowledge is required.

About Packt: Packt is one of the most prolific and fast-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books focuses on practicality, recognising that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.

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