[opencms-dev] RE : New OpenCms 7 Workflow Module

David Trattnig david.trattnig at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 09:16:19 CET 2007


Right, installation is nearly as simple:

1) import following modules:
     bearingpoint commons (
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/bp-cms-commons/com.bearingpoint.opencms.commons_0.9.5.zip?use_mirror=heanet
)
     bearingpoint commons springmanager (
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/bp-cms-commons/com.bearingpoint.opencms.commons.springmanager_0.9.5.zip?use_mirror=heanet
)
     bearingpoint workflow2 (
http://downloads.sourceforge.net/bp-cms-commons/com.bearingpoint.opencms.workflow2_0.3.8.zip?use_mirror=osdn
)

2) set your database URL/user/password for workflow related things (--> see
attached readme.txt), if the target database doesn't exist you have to
create it.

3) add some context menu entries to your "opencms-workplace.xml" or replace
with the provided one (--> see attached readme.txt)

4) restart your tomcat / OpenCms server

all framework libraries as Spring, Hibernate and so on are included.

rgds
david


On Nov 27, 2007 8:18 PM, Marc Fiévet <marc at fievet.be> wrote:

>  Hi list,
>
> The installation is managed by the import/ module function? Any other file
> / Framework is mandatory to use it?
>
> Thanks
>
> Regards
> MARC
>
>  -----Message d'origine-----
> *De :* opencms-dev-bounces at opencms.org [mailto:
> opencms-dev-bounces at opencms.org] *De la part de* David Trattnig
> *Envoyé :* mardi 27 novembre 2007 9:38
> *À :* The OpenCms mailing list
> *Objet :* Re: [opencms-dev] New OpenCms 7 Workflow Module
>
> Okay :) Here you go - Featurelist:
>
> * Administration panel for setting up workflows: Workflows are defined as
> a specific order of OpenCms projects. So you can easily configure 4 to N
> eyes workflows within OpenCms. The main advantage of this implementation is
> that it utilizes exiting OpenCms functionalities.
>
> * Within the OpenCms Explorer you can move resources between the projects
> with a new context menu entry "Approve/Reject" which means changing the
> workflow state. Here the different projects (workflow states) should be
> overlapping. So you can see within e.g. workflow state "Offline" which
> resources are in e.g workflow state/project "Review" but you can't edit
> them until you switch to project "Review". Precondition is that you have the
> proper rights for this project.
>
> * This is another pro: As the OpenCms Groups/Permissions can be applied to
> projects they are also affecting workflow states.
>
> * By using the Project List functionalities within the OpenCms
> administration panel you can get a quick overview which resources are in an
> specific workflow state.
>
> * The module offers a Java Interface for implementing a connection to your
> favourite workflow engine. For example I'm using it to access JBPM. If you
> have implemented this interface you can attach it to the workflow module via
> a given Spring configuration file. From now on the workflow module features
> are extended by an Taskview (GUI not finished yet) inside the OpenCms view
> dropdown box (Explorer / Administration / Tasks). This taskview lists all
> personal task / your groups tasks. In case of an Administrator it lists all
> available tasks.
>
> * Events: It's possible to catch workflow state change events.
>
> As I have not much time at the moment I can't give details on development
> plans. But bugs should be fixed as soon as possible and I'm open for
> improvement discussions. For a list of things which would be nice for a
> final release check out the " todo.txt" within the SVN.
>
> Cheers,
> David
>
> On Nov 26, 2007 6:03 PM, Roedel, Mark <MarkRoedel at letu.edu> wrote:
>
> >  Congratulations on the release!  Is there anything you'd like to tell
> > us about its features, capabilities, your goals for development, etc.?
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> > Mark Roedel
> >
> > Senior Programmer / Analyst
> >
> > LeTourneau University
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > *From:* opencms-dev-bounces at opencms.org [mailto:
> > opencms-dev-bounces at opencms.org] *On Behalf Of *David Trattnig
> > *Sent:* Monday, November 26, 2007 7:59 AM
> > *To:* The OpenCms mailing list
> > *Subject:* [opencms-dev] New OpenCms 7 Workflow Module
> >
> >
> >
> > Here you can find the first release of my OpenCms Workflow package:
> > https://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=180314&package_id=245006&release_id=557034
> >
> >
> > cheers
> > David
> >
> >
> >
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