Welcome to the Camunda Community Summit

Camunda has always been focused on creating an excellent experience for developers everywhere who are trying to automate processes. From our days as a small process automation consulting firm to the powerful products used by hundreds around the globe, our engineering mindset and commitment to our community has always been at the heart of what we do.  Out of this commitment to our community comes our first Camunda Community Summit — coming live to your laptop on April 27-28. This inaugural summit builds upon our first Community Unconference last October. The feedback we received was tremendous and people have been asking for another event like it ever since. This virtual conference, created by developers for developers, offers peer-to-peer engagement and...

  • Welcome to the Camunda Community Summit

    Camunda has always been focused on creating an excellent experience for developers everywhere who are trying to automate processes. From our days as a small process automation consulting firm to the powerful products used by hundreds around the globe, our engineering mindset and commitment to our community has always been at the heart of what we do.  Out of this commitment to our community comes our first Camunda Community Summit — coming live to your laptop on April 27-28. This inaugural summit builds upon our first Community Unconference last October. The feedback we received was tremendous and people have been asking for another event like it ever since. This virtual conference, created by developers for developers, offers peer-to-peer engagement and...

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  • Is there an alternative to spaghetti?

    When it comes to food, definitely not. Spaghetti Bolognese needs few ingredients, is quickly prepared and always tastes great – at least to me 😉 But what I am actually getting at? Spaghetti Code. In contrast to a meal, Spaghetti Code is not eaten up in a few minutes. It stays, is extended, changes, grows and grows and grows. It is the same with microservices. If you start with microservices, you always have to consider how fine-grained services are cut. In the end, the spaghetti effect shifts from code to orchestrating components. This component must know all the small services and connect them with each other. The same can be found in manual activities that have not been automated or...

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  • chor-js – an Editor for BPMN Choreography...

    Let’s say you are craving your favorite pizza from that pizza place a ten-minute walk away. You call them up, place your order, and are then asked whether you would like to have the pizza delivered or pick it up yourself. In your mind, you think about how convenient it would be to have a delivery driver knock on your door and hand you the pizza within half an hour or so, but then again it is only a short walk, and some fresh air would really do you good… Putting somewhat existential questions aside, what we just described is a prime example for a so-called choreography in Business Process Management. Different participants (you, the pizza place and the delivery...

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  • Cawemo Enterprise (On-Premises) 1.5 Released

    We’re happy to announce the 1.5 release of Cawemo Enterprise On-Premises. Cawemo is the BPMN process specification platform of the Camunda stack, enabling all stakeholders to model and collaborate on process diagrams and related files. The main improvements in this release are: New UiPath template editor Cawemo provides a form-based editor for element templates that are tailored specifically to be used with Camunda’s RPA Bridge and UiPath. Template versioning You are able to manage and publish versions of the same template, allowing you to adjust templates to changes in your UiPath scripts or other task implementations. Integration with Camunda’s new identity and access management solution Camunda Account takes over the user management for Cawemo and will enable LDAP support in...

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  • Camunda Modeler 4.5 Released

    We are happy to announce the release of Camunda Modeler 4.5. This release introduces the ability to handle versioned templates, improves the navigation of DMN Decision Tables and delivers various smaller improvements when modeling BPMN. Download the latest release and start modeling right away. Templates Versioning Templates allow you to configure a diagram element with predefined properties —  very helpful when you work with predefined properties or reuse configuration in multiple elements. During development, you may need to change a template. This can now be achieved thanks to templates versioning. By specifying an optional `version` field in the template configuration, the Camunda Modeler can detect and handle newer versions by offering an update option. Templates created and published on Cawemo,...

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  • Camunda Optimize 3.3.0 Released

    We’re excited to announce the release of Camunda Optimize 3.3.0. Camunda Optimize supports continuous process and decision table improvement by providing transparency into your automated processes and decisions. Business-friendly reports and dashboards, as well as alerts, help you to identify process bottlenecks and improve your overall end-to-end process. If you’d like to get started with Optimize 3.3.0 right away, you can download the release here with your Camunda Enterprise Platform customer credentials. And if you’re not yet a Camunda customer, you can sign up here for a free 30-day trial of the Camunda Enterprise Platform, which includes Camunda Optimize. In this post, we’ll highlight some of the new capabilities introduced in Optimize 3.3.0. Refreshed Report Builder and Reporting capabilities Process...

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  • Modernizing RPA Deployment with an Eye Toward...

    Your organization is only as successful as its processes. But if your business is, like many, using a patchwork of off-the-shelf and proprietary software and platforms — your core business processes aren’t running in true end-to-end fashion; instead, they’re executed in silos.  The Robotic Process Automation (RPA) bots you deployed to replace repetitive human tasks? If you’re like 9 out of 10 process automation experts we surveyed, those bots may still provide value, but will likely turn cumbersome and complex as your business needs and processes evolve. And if you’ve tried to scale RPA deployments or implement more complex RPA script orchestrations, you’ve discovered how brittle and high-maintenance your RPAs have become.  The end result of this situation is that...

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  • Announcing Camunda for Common Good

    Helping NGOs and Non-Profits around the world reach even more individuals Mission-driven organizations are often short-staffed, insufficiently funded, and underestimated. Our new program, Camunda for Common Good, offers an opportunity to give back to organizations that are making a tangible difference in the lives of people around the world. There’s a need for process automation and making operations more efficient no matter what industry you’re in and no matter who you’re serving, but the potential for NGOs and non-profit organizations, in particular, to vastly increase their impact on the world through automation, is compelling. With the launch of Camunda for Common Good, we’re bringing our powerful process automation platform, combined with our expert knowledge, to support qualified NGOs and non-profit...

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  • Test Your Processes With JUnit 5

    If you’re a fan of JUnit5 for testing on the JVM, we have good news — there’s a brand-new library available: camunda-bpm-junit5, published as a community extension for Camunda BPM. The project is now available on Maven central, so you can start testing your processes with the latest technology. Getting started To add the extension to your project, just add the Maven dependency to your pom file: <dependency> <groupId>org.camunda.bpm.extension</groupId> <artifactId>camunda-bpm-junit5</artifactId> <version>1.0.0</version> <scope>test</scope> </dependency> Add the dependencies to JUnit 5 if you don’t already have them (they are included in the spring-boot-starter-test artifact): <dependency> <groupId>org.junit.jupiter</groupId> <artifactId>junit-jupiter</artifactId> <version>5.6.2</version> <scope>test</scope> </dependency> To start testing you can extend your test class with the ProcessEngineExtension: This injects the ProcessEngine configured in the camunda.cfg.xml file into...

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