Red Hat JBoss® BPM Suite and Red Hat Decision Manager (formerly Red Hat JBoss BRMS) both use an artifact packaging known as a “KJAR”, or knowledge artifact, since version 6. What is this file type? What separates it from a standard JAR file?
The basic summary
In very few words, a KJAR is a standard JAR file that has some extra files included. A KJAR keeps the same
.jar extension as a JAR file, because its basic file structure is identical to that of a JAR.
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Are you interested in an introduction to the concepts of process management (BPM)?
Do you want to learn how your business can leverage process driven application delivery?
Are you looking for an easy to understand guide to mastering Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite tooling?
Do you need a step-by-step introduction to setting up JBoss BPM Suite including coverage of practical and important topics like data modeling, designing business rules and processes, detailed real world examples, and tips for testing?
For the last few years I’ve been working on putting years of experience with JBoss BPM Suite and community projects Drools and jBPM together into one easy to understand book.
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Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite offers a really flexible BPMN engine that can be extended with Custom Reusable Services. Most users know them as
Work Item Handler (the technical implementation name), but few of them know that it’s possible to expose them in a comfortable list of reusable services. In fact, you can create a repository of services and simplify the life of the BPMN designer that can easily pick and choose the right service.
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In this series of posts, we’ll detail our talk presented at Java One San Francisco 2017: “5 Pillars of a Successful Java Web Application”, where we shared our cumulative experience over the years building the workbench and the web tooling for Drools and jBPM platform. If you didn’t read the first ones, take a chance to get in touch with the pillars [link for the first].
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In this series of posts, we’ll detail our talk presented at Java One San Francisco 2017: “5 Pillars of a Successful Java Web Application”, where we shared our cumulative experience over the years building the workbench and the web tooling for the Drools and jBPM platform. If you didn’t read the first post, take a moment to read the first pillar.
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There are many challenges related to building and architecting a web application, especially if you want to keep your codebase updated with modern techniques without throwing away a lot of your code every two years in favor of the latest trendy JS framework.
In our team, we can successfully keep a 7+ year-old Java application up-to-date, combining modern techniques with a legacy codebase of more than 1 million LOC, with an agile, sustainable, and evolutionary web approach.
More than just choosing and applying any web framework as the foundation of our web application, we based our web application architecture on 5 architectural pillars that proved crucial for our platform’s success. This post is a first in a series, that will discuss exactly that.
In the first week of October, Alex Porcelli and I had the opportunity to present at JavaOne San Francisco 2017, the two sessions we held related to our work: 5 Pillars of a Successful Java Web Application and The Hidden Secret of Java Open Source Projects.
It was great to share our cumulative experience over the years building the workbench and the web tooling for the Drools and jBPM platform and both sessions had great attendance (250+ people in the room).
In this series of posts, we’ll detail our “5 Pillars of a Successful Java Web Application”, trying to give you an overview of our research and a taste of participating in a great event like Java One. Let’s talk about them:
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Modern applications development demands optimized tools and services. Applications must integrate with different systems and share data. Organizations must be able to immediately respond to changing conditions. JBoss Middleware drives enterprise application innovation every day to deliver the best projects and products. Whether you are an experienced enterprise application developer or just getting started, JBoss: Developer’s Guide
provides you with the best time to value guide for enterprise application delivery with the JBoss brand, using hands-on coding and lab exercises with real-life business examples. In-depth information is provided for multiple components of the JBoss Middleware ecosystem to guide you through application development, deployment, data storage and access, communication and messaging, and business process optimization.
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The JBoss Ecosystem is very large and diverse, while you are looking for step by steps and practical introduction to the major JBoss products or looking for tips to improve your business by coupling JBoss Products, this book is for you.
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How do customers build an end-to-end IoT solution using commercial grade, open source products? This is the question we (Patrick Steiner, Maggie Hu and I) wanted to address with our session at the Red Hat Summit, Boston. The end-to-end solution is based on three-tier Enterprise IoT Architecture, which integrates IoT data with existing business processes and the human element.
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Red Hat has just released new versions of its popular business automation products: Red Hat JBoss BRMS & Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite 6.4. In this post we will highlight the improvements and new features these releases brings. Apart from stability and performance improvements, version 6.4 brings new, highly requested, features that improve the platform experience in larger enterprises.
The new versions of the platforms are available both from the Red Hat Customer Portal (BPM Suite and BRMS) and the Red Hat Developers website. Installation instructions can be found in the “Getting Started Guide” for BPM Suite and BRMS and on the Red Hat Developers “Get Started” pages for BPM Suite and BRMS. Finally, the installation demo’s have been updated to target the latest versions:
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