JBPM Course Content
JBPM & Drools Overview
Introduction to JBPM, an overview of Java Business Process Management, the important concepts and its working, understanding the Drools Rule Engine, processing of a Rule, community projects Vs enterprise projects, integration with Eclipse, working with the JBPM console, the various JBPM components, understanding of Knowledge API, Base API, Runtime manager, Remote API, Sample code.
The JBPM Installer, configuration, getting started and Eclipse Editor Integration.
Elements, Properties and API
Introduction to Business Process Management and Notation(BPMN 2.0), overview of BPMN 2.0, specifications, the various elements, Flow element, events and events sub types, the various Flow elements – Tasks, Activities, Gateways, Boundary Events, two kinds of connecting objects – Message Flows and Sequence Flows, working with Data elements, Swim lanes and artifacts, Workbench- Process designer sections, the various properties – Task, Process, Human Interaction, the task service API and sample project creation.
JBPM Integration & Management
Understanding JBPM external integration, workbench integration, Architecture of Integration, Git Repositories, Eclipse, working with Maven Plugin connector setup, sample process creation, Remote API factory, authoring, managing the process and tasks, deployment, Kie and Login servlet.
Learning about exception handling, creating new projects, eclipse, sub-process, looping and time event.
Introduction to Drools
Understanding the Drools business logic integration platform, production rule systems, rule-based engines, differentiating between Java method and Rule, implementing Rule into Business Process, the Rule Flow graph, Eclipse setup, sample projects and business processes using Drools,
Persistence & Transaction
Understanding the concept of Binary Persistence in JBPM, saving process as a binary dataset, the JBPM database model and persistence entities, introduction to JBPM Transaction Dependencies, the persistence API, Kie Sessions.
Learning about Drools programming, traditional v/s declarative programming, the benefits and drawbacks of Drools, deploying the Rule Engine, Kie and Stateless sessions, claim validation example, stateful session with example, Batch Executor, Cross products and License example.
Work Item Overview
Understanding the concept of Work Item – a unit of work in an abstract, high-level manner, the work items in JBPM, handling out of the box work item, examples of service task, configuring and executing work items, customization and examples.
Understanding the Agenda Rule Set for executing control, matching rules and control, resolution of control conflict resolution, working with the Decision Table and conditions for using it, the Rule Set and Rule Table attributes.
Drools Rules & Functions
Working with Workbench for web authoring and rules management, the Guided Rule, Guided Decision Table and Spreadsheet, Drool Functions, Type Declaration, Data computation.
Query, Monitoring and Dashboard
Understanding the Domain Specific Language, benefits of working with DSL, DSL mapping, creation of DSLR file, addition of constraints, working on new Drools project, Knowledge Builder, backward chaining, monitoring business activities, defining queries, deploying the Dashboard framework.
Persistence File and Custom Node
Creation of Persistence File, working with BMT Transaction Manager, Java Persistence API strategy for reading and writing files, understanding the Work Item, Custom Work Node creation, Claims Details Display, Remote JAVA APIREST, Pages, Claims-Sam Process, Remote API Factory, Kie Service Handler.
Project 1 – JBPM web appProject 2 – JBPM-PersistenceProject 3 – JBPM-domainspecificnodeProject 4 – DecisionTable : Decision Table, Parts Of Decision Table, Creation of Test Tax Rule