Chapter 5. Implementing a BPMN 2.0 process

This chapter covers

  • Implementing a full-blown BPMN 2.0 process
  • Adding logic to processes using a script and service task
  • Using Activiti forms for starting a process and user tasks
  • Conditional logic using the exclusive gateway
  • Sending emails with the Activiti email service task

In the first chapter, I mentioned how big the BPMN 2.0 specification was. To be honest, if you took a look at all the constructs that are available and the number of pages the specification covers, you’ll probably feel hesitant to ever take another look. But if you take a practical approach to BPMN, the specification suddenly becomes a whole lot easier to handle; you don’t have to know all the nitty-gritty details of BPMN ...

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