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2019

Business Process Management News

Eric Schabell continues his "Modern Process Integration Tooling Workshop" series with parts four and five. These instalments focus on creating a business process. Eric will be delivering the full workshop on the 7th of March in Edinburgh for JBUG:Scotland. See here for more details. Whilst  working on the workshop, Visual Studio users can try the jBPM plugin for quickly viewing process diagrams.

 

In other news JHipster users can now generate jBPM Business apps with it. See here for more details.

 

Other News

 

Transitioning Red Hat SSO to a highly-available hybrid cloud deployment

About two years ago, Red Hat IT finished migrating our customer-facing authentication system to Red Hat Single Sign-On. This article describes how we’re now addressing database and session replication between global sites.

 

Announcing Kubernetes-native self-service messaging with Red Hat AMQ Online

On January 30th Red Hat announced Red Hat AMQ Online. This new offering combines the best features of Red Hat’s rock-solid AMQ product with the cloud accessibility of Red Hat OpenShift. This new feature from the Red Hat Integration solution allows service administrators to deploy and manage messaging infrastructure, while user teams (tenants) can request messaging resources, both using Kubernetes-native APIs and tools. Read the article to learn more.

 

Effortless API creation with full API lifecycle using Red Hat Integration (Part 1)

This article, which is the first in a series of three articles, describes how the new Red Hat Integration bundle allows citizen integrators to quickly provide an API through tools that make creating an API in five simple steps effortless.

 

Hibernate Community Newsletter 04/2019

If your a developer using Hibernate, you'll likely find this roundup of the latest Hibernate news of interest.

 

Monitor active management operations and detect non-progressing operations

In this post Harald Pehl explains how to monitor management operations in the WildFly application server. This hands-on post walks you through how to list and cancel active management operations as well as detecting those that are failing to progress.

 

 

New Releases

Welcome to the first edition of the JBoss Editorial following the recent Chinese New Year, another trip through our communities as we search for exciting pieces of news from the projects.

 

IoT Edge Development and Deployment with Containers

 

In the first part of a two part series Alessandro takes us on a journey exploring how we can use a Platform as a Service such as OpenShift for developing and distributing IoT edge applications, taking advantage of a container's portability.  In the second part Alessandro extends the demo from the first part to target applications running on alternative architectures such as ARM 64.

 

Enabling CORS in jBPM Business Applications

 

When generating jBPM Business Applications you will discover the applications will have CORS disabled by default however this behaviour will change in the the next jBPM community release when CORS will be enabled by default.  In the meantime if you want to enable CORS in the applications you are currently generating then Tihomir demonstrates how this can be achieved.

 

Eric's Modern Process Integration Tooling Workshop

 

Eric has been updating his free online rules and process automation workshop to the latest versions, updating JBoss BRMS to Red Hat Decision Manager and JBoss BPM Suite to Red hat process Automation Manager.  The entire workshop has been updated to use Decision manager 7.2, starting with Lab 1 covering installation and Lab 3 covering the creation of Domain Models.

 

Kubernetes and Application Servers

 

In the final article of his series comparing and contrasting Kubernetes and Application Servers, Ken poses some questions to help you evaluate whether you should be choosing a Kubernetes solution, an Application Server or an alternative such as Thorntail.

 

Integrating Keycloak with Let's Encrypt

 

When testing or deploying a proof of concept using Keycloak it is common practice to choose a self signed certificate however this will raise certificate warning errors from your browser.  This is not the only option thanks to Certification Authorities such as Let's Encrypt, enabling the automated issuing of certificates trusted by all major certificate root programs.  If you wish to try this with Red Hat SSO then give it a try with a developer subscription.

 

Podman and Kubernetes

 

The Podman team have been playing around with the idea of transitioning local pod deployments to kubernetes and enabling these generated kubernetes configurations to be replayed within a local environment.  To demonstrate these capabilities Brent has written an article showing how to move a simple nginx deployment to kubernetes and then follows with a more complex example being moved to kubernetes and back to local deployments.

 

Streamlining your JBoss EAP development environment with CodeReady Workspaces

 

In the second part of his series discussing how to streamline your JBoss EAP development with CodeReady Workspaces, Laurent continues his tutorial by showing how extend the workspace from his first article to include commands for building and running a JBoss EAP project, using this to deploy and debug the application and finally how to configure a factory to allow your work to be shared with others collaborating on your project.

 

Hacking on A-MQ Online

 

Christina was recently invited by the EnMasse team to hack on their new A-MQ Online platform, their self service messaging platform which allows an application developer/user to quickly spin up their own queues and topics.  Following the experience Christina wrote down her take on the basics and recorded a couple of videos describing A-MQ Online in more detail.

 

Developing Cloud Native Microservices using Apache Camel

 

Claus recently gave an hour long webinar where he demonstrated how to leverage the Enterprise Integration Patterns best practices within kubernetes through the development of Camel based microservices and the serverless capabilities if the upcoming Camel 3.0 release.  The webinar has already taken place however the recording is available through the on demand service.

 

Hibernate Community Newsletter

 

In Hibernate Community Newsletter 03/2019 we find articles discussing how to handle SQL reserved keywords for database identifiers such as table or column names, how to integrate JPA and Hibernate with Spring Boot, supporting the wide variety of column types in PostgreSQL, how to map one-to-one relationships and how to map many-to-many relationships with additional columns.

 

New Releases

 

 

That's all we have time for in this edition of the JBoss Editorial, join us again next time when we will take another trip through our communities in search of more news, articles and releases.

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