This tutorial presents the ongoing work regarding the BPMN modeler developed for the STP (SOA Tools Platform) project.
The presentation file is available from here.
The tutorial instructions are available from here.
We address different types of people : the business analyst and the developer.
The two first parts of th tutorial can be attended by non-technical people that want a better way to draw processes. The third part is dedicated to Java developers with a strong GMF experience.
The tutorial will be divided in three parts:
We will draw together a small process, using the palette, the handles, to create and connect shapes.
We will talk about advanced functionalities :
As part of the development of the BPMN modeler, we have implemented or reimplemented some very useful graphical features:
We will also talk about the generation API we have developed, which enables anyone to create a BPMN diagram without knowing about GMF.
We will present a generation sample that parses and transforms very basically BPEL into BPMN.
We will show how to reuse the modeler from a developer standpoint.
We will :
So if you have any questions or requests regarding the tutorial, feel free to send us an e-mail !
Antoine Toulmé is a software engineer working for Intalio Inc. He works on the STP BPMN modeler to provide it more extensibility. He also has an interest into the EMF Compare component.