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Alfresco One 5.x Developer's Guide - second edition by Jeff Potts, Benjamin Chevallereau

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Using timers

Timers are a common requirement for business processes. The most common functionality is around doing something if someone doesn't respond to a task fast enough. That something might be reassigning the task or sending a nasty e-mail to the assignee's boss. Another use might be to purposefully postpone all or part of a process until a specific day and time occurs.

Timer events are events which are triggered by a defined timer. They can be used as a start event, intermediate event, or boundary event. A timer start event is used to create a process instance at given time. A timer boundary event acts as a stopwatch and alarm clock. A timer intermediate event acts as a stopwatch.

Step-by-step - adding a timer to the third-party review

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