Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Execute business processes with Eclipse

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Execute business processes with Eclipse

STP BPMN Modeler, Eclipse ATL, and Apache ODE

This tutorial is for those that would like to learn both Business Process Modeling
Notation (BPMN) and Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) XML formats using the
Eclipse SOA Tools Platform BPMN Modeler to model a business process, convert BPMN to a
BPEL-executable deployable to Apache Orchestration Director Engine (ODE). Using these
processes and technologies allows you to model business processes you can quickly
validate.

In this tutorial you'll learn how to do the following:


  1. Install Eclipse STP, Eclipse ATL, the BABEL BPMN2BPEL tools, and Apache ODE

  2. Model a business process in Eclipse STP

  3. Transform the Eclipse STP's BPMN format to BABEL's BPMN format

  4. Transform BABEL's BPMN format to BPEL

  5. Create an Apache ODE deployment descriptor

  6. Write Web Service Definition Language (WSDL) for your business process

  7. Prepare the generated BPEL for deployment

  8. Deploy to Apache ODE

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