• 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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  • Publishing “Practical Process Automation”

    A Book about Orchestration and Integration in Microservices and Cloud-Native Architectures In today’s IT architectures, microservices and serverless functions play an increasingly important role. But how can you create meaningful, comprehensive, and connected business solutions if the individual components are decoupled and independent by design? How does this all affect business processes and process automation? I’ve been thinking about this question for a long time now, and I discussed it with many customers in real-life scenarios. This resulted in many blog posts, conference talks and articles. This again led to countless discussions, that showed one thing clearly: We need guidance. Today I am thrilled to announce that I’ve condensed my experience (and of course the whole Camunda team’s to some extent) in...

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  • We’ve Opened the 2018 Microservices Orchestration Survey, and We’re Looking For Your Input

    This post also appeared on the Zeebe blog. In recent months, we’ve seen more and more users building solutions with Camunda BPM to address microservices orchestration challenges. The external task clients, newly added in version 7.9.0, is one example of how Camunda BPM has evolved to meet user needs in this area. Camunda is running a survey about microservices orchestration so that we can learn more about how you’re approaching this problem and how Camunda can help. We’d love to hear your feedback. You can submit your response to the survey here. Every organization takes a different approach to a microservices architecture, and we want to be sure we have a detailed understanding of what microservices orchestration means to the...

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