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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 – working with tasks

We have used the REST API for fetching, updating, and adding actions to the business process and will also use it when we want to work with tasks. To access a task, we have to use the GET method with the URL /runtime/tasks and perform the following steps:

  1. First, we have to fetch processes by setting the Method field to GET and the URL field to /runtime/tasks, as shown in the following screenshot:
    Time for action – working with tasks
  2. By navigating to the preceding URL, we will get a list of the tasks available in the repository with all the details, as shown in the following screenshot:
  3. We can also use the REST API to access the tasks from the repository ...

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