embeddable workflow engine

Forms Workflow Processes

Using Forms Within Workflow Processes
cDevWorkflow Version 8.1 offers several new workflow steps for handling form-related operations within a workflow process. The following steps are provided:
Using the Instantiate Form step within a Workflow Process
Let’s use the Forms Workflow Definition “TestMainForm” that we created in our last blog. The Form Definition looks like this:

To begin, […]

Dynamic Workflow Forms – Version 8.1

Workflow Forms Definitions – Build and manage Dynamic Form definition
Workflow Forms Instances – Build and manage Dynamic Form instances
Workflow Forms Steps – Use form steps to perform form actions within workflow instances
Sub-Forms – Embed workflow forms within forms
Detail Data Rows – Add any number of detail data rows within the form
Form Field visibility – […]

Types of BPM and Workflow Engine Tools

BPM Workflow Engine Tools Provide Leverage

There are many vendors that provide BPM / Workflow Engine tools.  Each has its strengths and weaknesses or pros and cons. Every organization has processes, some are small, some are large, some are efficient, some less so, some are user interactive, and some are non-user interactive. This article is […]

IPO Workflow with IPO Model

IPO Workflow process the workflow data efficiently following your IPO model.

Input – Process – Output (IPO) is a very simple concept used when designing workflow processes.  Take any complex process and break it into small functional steps.  These functional steps then can be thought of steps with input and output.

 

cDevWorkflow’s concepts are very aligned […]

Distributed Workflow Architecture

Enterprise wide applications such as a BPM workflow require a distributed workflow architecture in order for the workflow engine to reach peak performance.

In companies around the world there are BPM application performing as they were designed to do yet their outputs vary greatly.  Facts are that as BPM applications process workflow instances, some process a […]

Definition Rendering Version 6.2

Increased performance for the workflow definition rendering engine
Upgrade to DevExpress controls 2.7
Upgrades to the Workflow Designer

Workflow Designer Version 6.0

Workflow Designer enhancements
Additional Workflow Designer tools

Subworkflow Process Version 5.7

subworkflow process  definition list is sorted
subworkflow process, if the child fails, makes the parent workflow fail
Instance API now able to save input variable values for re-executing
Configuration Manager instance list now uses paging
Configuration Manager definition list now uses paging
Instance image is now able to render execution path only
UI controls are upgraded to DevExpress 12.2.6

DevExpress Version 5.5

Upgraded the UI controls to DevExpress 12.2
Changed Configuration Manager status to update on page load
Define variables on the Workflow designer toolbar
Added wait image for the rendered workflow instance image
Fixed the step to access other return values
Performance improvements to the designer load code
Added wait image for the rendered execution view
Updated API to provide line colors
Updated […]

Expression Evaluation Version 5.3

Expression Evaluation performance improvement
Workflow analysis
Sorted typed collection for storing variables
Define variables that apply to all definitions
Instance variables get defaults values at startup
User session time out set to 30 minutes
Various engine performance improvements
Improvements to expression evaluation