Back in 2006 InfoQ covered a story about Nuxeo, an open source Enterprise Content Management (ECM) specialist company, who had announced that it was changing its core technology platform from Python to Java. Four years on we caught up with Eric Barroca, CEO at Nuxeo, to find out how that conversion went, and to explore their new technology stack and position in the ECM industry.
Bernd Ruecker explores how to achieve a better Business-IT alignment when developing BPM solutions. He describes a methodology which uses BPMN-based process model as center for collaboration where users can discuss and link requirements, business rules or other artifacts, visualize development status, specify business driven test scenarios and much more.
Centralized BPM deployments can greatly benefit from the ability to control access to process definitions and instances ensuring that users can use and monitor only a set of processes that they are authorized for. In this article Boris Lublinsky shows how to extend JBoss jBPM to define and support process access authorization.
This article shows how to implement four user interaction patterns (4-eyes principle, nomination, escalation, and chained execution) using Java and the JBoss jBPM. 4
This article explores the use of JBoss and jBPM to implement design solutions that effectively address the issue of orchestrating long running activities. 2
In a new article Boris Lublinsky discusses how the JBoss middleware platform, specifically JBoss ESB and jBPM (JBoss Business Process Management) can be used for building composite service solutions. 1
In this article we look at how the open source JBossESB has been used to integrate legacy COBOL CICS applications without necessarily having to rely on XML and Web Services stacks. 4
In this second part of their article, the authors explore the architecture of Dynamic Business Applications and how it impacts implementation productivity. 2
OSWorkflow by Diego Adrian Naya Lazo discusses the open-source OSWorkflow, a Java-based workflow engine. InfoQ spoke with Naya Lazo about the areas the book covers and about OSWorkflow in general. 3
InfoQ spoke to the lead developers of the most important open source Java Web-services stacks about their design goals, standards, data binding, XML, interoperability, REST support, and maturity. 12
Jboss Seam is a full-stack web app framework that unifies and integrates Ajax, JSF, EJB3, Portlets, and BPM. This excerpt from the to-be-released first book on Seam introduces Seam's capabilities. 17
Fedora Core 4 was the first release to include a a lot of code written in Java. gcj lead Tom Tromey explains the state of Java support in Redhat and how to use gcj to build RPMs.