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

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Chapter 6. The Activiti ProcessEngine API

In the previous chapter, we came across various functionalities and configured a mail engine in Activiti. In this chapter, we will be interacting with the process engine using various APIs of Activiti, such as RuntimeService, FormService, ManagementService, and HistoryService.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • An overview of APIs and services
  • API for the start process instance and deploying the process
  • API for working with user tasks
  • API for querying historic activities

We can interact with the Activiti process engine using various Activiti process APIs and services. To look into the various APIs, let's see an overview of the APIs and their services.

Overview of the APIs and services

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