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Activiti 5.x Business Process Management Beginner's Guide by Irshad Mansuri, Dr. Zakir Laliwala

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Time for action –­ deploying a process using the Activiti Explorer

The Activiti Explorer provides a tab for deploying processes. To deploy a process into the Activiti Explorer, we have to generate a .bar file for the process from Eclipse. In order to do this, perform the following steps:

  1. To generate a .bar file, open the laptop human process example in Eclipse.
  2. Your project should be opened in the Package Explorer view; only then will you be able to create a .bar file.
  3. In Package Explorer, right-click on the project and select the Create deployment artifacts option.
  4. There should now be a .bar file in the deployment folder (it is named laptopOrderHumanProcess.bar in the following example screenshot):
  5. Now, to upload the .bar file in the Activiti Explorer, ...

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