jBPM6 Developer Guide

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  • Leverage the power of business rules to simplify business processes
  • Use jBPM6's configuration and architecture for different environments and scenarios
  • Define your environment in a user-friendly, extensible, and configurable way with the tooling provided in jBPM6
  • Understand how the framework handles information that flows through your business processes
  • Integrate practical examples of automating with different enterprise technologies in Java and non-Java environments
  • Demonstrate the benefits of running the inference power of the Drools engine together with process executions
  • Discover how to use the KIE Workbench extension points to communicate with external systems

jBPM6 Developer Guide will guide you through each level of the jBPM6 platform, allowing you to model and build applications that will automate your business scenarios. This book will provide you with the knowledge that you need to get up and running with developing applications that use Business Processes (BPM) as a foundation.

This book will help you understand the pieces and components inside a Business Process Management System (BPMS). Furthermore, you will learn about the shared mechanisms that the Drools and jBPM projects use to store information and define transaction boundaries.

By the end of the book, you will know how to use the KIE Workbench extension points to communicate external systems with it, and also how to use these extension points to configure the KIE Workbench in a distributed environment.

  • Model and implement different business processes using the BPMN2 standard notation
  • Understand how and when to use the different tools provided by the JBoss Business Process Management (BPM) platform
  • Learn how to model complex business scenarios and environments through a step-by-step approach
Page Count 310
Course Length 9 hours 18 minutes
ISBN 9781783286614
Date Of Publication 17 Aug 2014


Mauricio Salatino

Mauricio Salatino is a Senior software engineer at JBoss/RedHat. Mauricio works full time as a Drools and jBPM Core Developer and is in charge of developing the new generation Business Process Management Suite, along with contributing to the evolution of Drools and jBPM. Mauricio is the author of three Packt Publishing books about jBPM: jBPM6 Developer Guide, jBPM5 Developer Guide, and jBPM Developer Guide. Mauricio is based in London, UK, and in his spare time he likes to meet community members of different open source projects to build interesting projects.

Esteban Aliverti

Esteban Aliverti is a software engineer and a former Drools/JBPM consultant. He is also a fervent open source promoter and developer with meaningful contributions to the JBoss Drools and JBPM frameworks for the past six years. He is the coauthor of jBPM5 Developer Guide and jBPM6 Developer Guide by Packt Publishing and was awarded the JBoss' Community Recognition Award in 2012 and 2013.

Mariano De Maio

Mariano De Maio is an IT consultant and software developer with over eleven years of experience in Java and open source frameworks. He has been working with Drools and jBPM for the last six years and has collaborated with the Drools and jBPM projects several items, including Infinispan's persistence modules, extensions to the jBPM APIs, and different add-ons to the tooling functionality. In 2013, he wrote jBPM6 Developer Guide for Packt Publishing, along with Mauricio Salatino and Esteban Aliverti. In 2015, he co-founded jWoop, http://www.jwoop.com, which is a company that provides consultancy and training around the world. He has participated in international conferences, such as Decision Camp and other Decision Management webinars. Mariano is based in Buenos Aires, where he is happily married to his wife, Tamara, and takes care of his beautiful daughter, Sofia. In his free time, he likes to work on contributions to the open source projects he is using. He also runs his personal blog, http://marianbuenosayres.wordpress.com, about jBPM, Drools, and Decision Management. You can find him through the official Drools IRC channel #drools at irc.freenode.net, under the nickname mariano or mariano84.