Instant Drools Starter

The ultimate Starter guide for evaluating rules engines and getting started with Drools

Instant Drools Starter

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Jeremy Ary

The ultimate Starter guide for evaluating rules engines and getting started with Drools
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Book Details

ISBN 139781782165545
Paperback52 pages

About This Book

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Discover Drools and learn to harvest the power of rules
  • Write a rules engine and put it into practice
  • Explore key features from brass tacks syntax to testing and troubleshooting

 

 

Who This Book Is For

This book is great for developers, architects, and managers who need to evaluate or get up to speed with Drools engine usage and functionality. This book teaches you to capture and document business processes and represent their maintenance development to business users.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant Drools Starter
So, what is Drools?
Installation
Quick start – creating your first rules application
Top 5 features you need to know about
People and places you should get to know

What You Will Learn

  • Evaluate rules engines and how they fit your needs
  • Install Drools and enhanced development tools
  • Feed information to your rules engine and evaluate rules
  • Explore DRL syntax, operators, and their functionalities
  • Test rules as a whole, individually, and for stability
  • Debug the rule evaluation process visually and via logging
  • Learn which modules make up the Drools system and its capabilities

In Detail

Drools is a popular business rule management system. The book introduces the concept of rules separation, from what to do to how to do it. This Starter guide supports your development to keep pace with your system’s ever-changing needs, making things simple and easy by taking the rigidity out of complex codes.

"Instant Drools Starter" is a practical, hand-on guide that provides you with a number of clear and concise explanations with relatable examples. This book offers step-by-step exercises to help you understand business rule management systems. Learn how they work, how they're best used, and how to perform frequently used tasks and techniques.

This Starter guide helps you get familiar with the Drools concept. You will learn to evaluate rules engines and cover all the basics, from rules authoring to troubleshooting. This book highlights the capabilities of the Drools modules.

After discovering exactly what rules are and what a rule engine brings to the table, we will quickly learn how to install Drools. The guide then explores different tools of the trade and gets you writing your first set of rules instantly. We'll then take those rules, write vital codes piece by piece, and put them into action. In addition, with this guide, learn how to document and troubleshoot everything behind the scenes, as well as developing your rules to the next level. "Instant Drools Starter" will cover everything you need to know to get started, so if you are looking for a complete guide that provides simple solutions to complex problems, look no further.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Instant Drools Starter
So, what is Drools?
Installation
Quick start – creating your first rules application
Top 5 features you need to know about
People and places you should get to know

Book Details

ISBN 139781782165545
Paperback52 pages
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