O'Reilly logo

Alfresco 3 Enterprise Content Management Implementation by Vinita Choudhary, Pallika Majumdar, Munwar Shariff, Amita Bhandari

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Advanced workflows

Simple Workflows are good for implementing content-oriented workflow processes. However, there are certain limitations of the Simple Workflow that are as follows:

  • They are unable to create multi-state workflow definitions
  • They are restricted to one or two exit transitions (approve, reject)
  • They are unable to define parallel workflows
  • They rely on folder structure for multi-stage workflow and action triggering
  • They have no notion of a task or assignment

To resolve these limitations, Alfresco has embedded the JBPM (JBoss Business Process Management) engine into its core. JBPM is an open source, standalone workflow engine. It can run in any servlet container, as it doesn't require the JBoss Application server. The JBPM engine is responsible ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required