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camunda BPM 7.0.0-alpha2 released

I am happy to announce the release of camunda bpm platform 7.0.0-alpha2. This is the first camunda BPM release that contains a distribution for Glassfish Application Server. You can now download a complete open source BPM platform with fully compliant Java EE 6 integration!

Download it now!

Highlights:

  • Glassfish 3.x Distribution with Java EE 6 process engine integration
  • New Job Executor Service with JCA 1.6 Integration
  • Job Executor manageability through JMX
  • New space for documentation: https://docs.camunda.org/ with new installation guides.
I will dedicate a separate Blogpost to showcasing the Job Executor improvements in the following days.
In addition, the release contains a set of small improvements and bug fixes. Read the Complete Release Notes in JIRA.

Major QA Infrastructure Improvements 

Probably not as exciting for most people as for myself but I still think stuff like this deserves some attention 🙂 We also made a lot of QA infrastructure improvements behind the scenes. For instance, we have made it a lot easier to run in-container (ie. inside JBoss / Glassfish / Tomcat) integration tests for both process engine and web applications.

This allows us to run extensive in-container testsuites testing the Java EE 6 and Servlet integrations against all supported runtime containers and databases. 

What’s next?

For the next release we plan:
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