How-To

Learn how to use the various capabilities of ActiveVOS, including human tasks, integration, security and policies.

Model

24 mins
A demonstration of BPMN modeling techniques and best practices in ActiveVOS Designer

12 mins
A quick tour of ActiveVOS Designer.

24 mins
Watch a short introduction to BPMN 2.0 modeling in ActiveVOS

7 mins
Learn about ActiveVOS support for BPMN's concept of a pool and lanes

5 mins
Learn about ActiveVOS support for BPMN boundary events

40 mins
Learn about ActiveVOS Deployment Contribution

12 mins
How to use the BPMN 2.0 modeler in ActiveVOS

42 mins
Episode 18 of CTO Tuesdays, covers using email for simpler workflows. Michael Rowley compares and contrasts using worklist management versus email for certain kinds of tasks and makes recommendations on when to use a BPMS's worklist capabilities and when email might be acceptable.

Implement

16 mins
How to make executable BPMN models ready for deployment in ActiveVOS

30 mins
Engine-managed correlation

Human Tasks

49 mins
CTO Tuesdays episode 2: Introduction to WS-HumanTask

View this sample to learn how ActiveVOS incorporates services and people in a process

31 mins
CTO Tuesdays #38: Organizing and Searching Tasks in a WS-Human Task Worklist System

This technical note describes three configurations of the ActiveVOS Identity Service using: Apache Tomcat/MySQL, JBoss/Oracle DB, and Oracle WebLogic/Oracle DB.

ActiveVOS Central and Forms

8 mins
Learn how to use ActiveVOS Central for reports, tasks and forms

10 mins
How to create ActiveVOS Central forms

Learn how we created the Claims Process Submission Form

Learn how we created the Quote Process JSON JSP and ASP.NET forms

8 mins
Learn how to use ActiveVOS Central for reports, tasks and forms

6 mins
A tutorial on creating appealing graphs and reports in the ActiveVOS BPMS

10 mins
How to create forms in ActiveVOS

Email-Based Approval

42 mins
CTO Tuesdays episode 18: Watch the replay of the Handling Approvals by Email podcast describing the use of email for simpler workflows

Download an orchestration project that demonstrates ActiveVOS's use for email-based approval workflows

Data, Java, Shell and REST Integration

10 mins
Learn about ActiveVOS 8.0's Data Access Service

Review a technical note and an accompanying project describing how to implement processes that leverage ActiveVOS's "Data Access Service"

View this sample to see how to expose processes as Representational State Transfer (REST)-based services and how to create processes that consume REST services

2 mins
Learn how to use POJOs in ActiveVOS

Learn how to make a local call from a process to Java code or from Java code to a process

Learn how to invoke POJOs from a BPEL process

Learn how to invoke a BPEL process using a Java client with Axis

This technote describes the ActiveVOS Shell Command Service which is a built in system service

Event Processing, Reporting, Rules

6 mins
A tutorial on creating appealing graphs and reports in the ActiveVOS BPMS

15 mins
Learn how ActiveVOS leverages JBoss ESB and JBoss Rules to create dynamic composite applications

Business event processing (BEP) allows you to monitor activity of running or completed BPEL processes. This technical note describes by way of a simple example how to leverage BEP for built-in ActiveVOS system events generated by the engine, and those specified as user-defined events.

Functional Testing

9 mins
Learn how to test your process models before putting them into production

45 mins
CTO Tuesdays episode 43: Watch the replay of Creating Test Suites for Business Processes describing how to use test suites to ensure that our critical business processes continue to work as expected over time

Deployment

6 mins
Watch how to deploy processes to the ActiveVOS Server

11 mins
Learn how to Prepare for Contributions

38 mins
CTO Tuesdays #37: Versioning the process deployments in a SOA

16 mins
How to make executable BPMN models ready for deployment in ActiveVOS

4 mins
Watch how to deploy processes to the ActiveVOS Server

6 mins
Learn about ActiveVOS Deployment Contribution

JMS

17 mins
Kim Pease, Senior Software Architect, presents sending and receiving messages using JMS transport

Download the accompanying document

10 mins
Kim Pease demonstrates how to implement and run processes with a JMS messaging service

This sample demonstrates how to set up JMS providers with ActiveVOS

ActiveVOS support of JMS

A sample BPEL project to test the asynchronous listener

Learn how to integrate Apache ActiveMQ with ActiveVOS

Security

This sample includes processes that demonstrate the use of SAML

10 mins
View a presentation about endpoint policies to enable and use the WS-Security features.

10 mins
View a demonstration of using endpoint policies to enable and use the WS-Security features

This technical note describes how to use the Web Services Security (WSS) UsernameToken with the WSS:SOAP Message Security specification to invoke processes and web services. It also describes the interface and policy assertions to be specified by a web service requiring a WSS: UsernameToken {containing Nonce, Created and Digest password}. The accompanying sample ActiveVOS Sample project demonstrates this capability.

The OAuth-LinkedIn example project and document shows how to integrate with a web site that uses OAuth for authentication.

Management

5 mins
Using the ActiveVOS Console to manage production processes

43 mins
CTO Tuesdays episode 13: Viewing and fixing running processes

Other Topics

This article discusses how to implement a business calendar taking advantage of the new XQuery capabilities available in ActiveVOS 9.0.

This sample shows the use of extended queries using indexed properties with ActiveVOS

This technote guides users on how to invoke a XSLT 2.0 function using an ActiveVOS 9.1 custom function. The ActiveVOS project accompanying this sample demonstrates invoking XSLT 2.0 function using an ActiveVOS custom function.