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

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Integrating business rules in Activiti

Business rule is a vast topic and there are various books available that discuss it. In this section, we will give you a brief introduction to business rules and how to use and implement them.

We can think of a business rule as a plain set of words that say something meaningful about the business. For example: customers making a payment with a platinum card should be given a 20 percent discount on the purchase of products. This is a business rule, but it has been explained in simple words that a lay person can also understand.

To create and implement business rules, we require a business rule management system (BRMS) and Drools is an open source BRMS. To know more about Drools, you can refer to Drools JBoss ...

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