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Mastering jBPM6 by Arun V Gopalakrishnan, Simone Fiorini

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Chapter 7. Customizing and Extending jBPM

This chapter details the extension points of jBPM. Not every user of jBPM uses the entire tool stack. Users will need to customize/extend jBPM to fit it into their solution architecture. This chapter will show you how jBPM's features can be customized and extended.

The list of topics that will be covered in the chapter is as follows:

  • Domain-specific processes
  • Writing your custom workitem handlers
  • Customizing the process designer
  • Extending variable persistence
  • Extending user management

Custom process nodes

In Chapter 5, BPMN Constructs, we introduced the jBPM feature that lets you bind specific Java class implementations to the execution of a specific process task node type: send/receive tasks, service tasks, and ...

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