Monday, April 16, 2007

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BPEL Project


The key pieces of functionality that will be provided are:

  • Designer. A GEF-based editor that provides a graphical means to author BPEL processes.

  • Model. An EMF model that represents the WS-BPEL 2.0 specification.

  • Validation. A validator which operates on the EMF model and produces errors and warnings based on the specification.

  • Runtime Framework. An extensible framework which will allow for deployment and execution of BPEL processes from the tools into a BPEL engine.

  • Debug. A framework which will allow the user to step through the execution of a process, including support for breakpoints.

The goal of the BPEL Project is to add comprehensive support to Eclipse for the definition,
authoring, editing, deploying, testing and debugging of WS-BPEL 2.0 processes. WS-BPEL (Web Services Business Process Execution Language),
or BPEL, is a vendor-neutral specification being developed by OASIS to specify business processes as a set of interactions between web
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