• 0.5 Beta 1 is out!

    0.5 Beta 1 bits have been posted to our Downloads page.  There are 113 issues resolved in 0.5 (so far).  I'm working on a revamped Getting Started guide and Release Overview for 0.5 Final, which should drop ...
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  • SwitchYard Tooling Preview

    The SwitchYard team has been hard at work in the 0.5 release crafting some cool Eclipse-based tooling for creating SwitchYard applications.  The goal of the tooling is twofold:   Provide a visual representa...
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  • Mapping BPM and Rules variables using MVEL

    In SwitchYard 0.5, a new and convenient way to map variables into and out of your jBPM processes has been introduced.  The same goes for mapping variables into Drools globals.  This is done by leveraging the...
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  • Forge Updates

    A few updates on the Forge front.   First, after an overly long stay on Forge Beta 3, we have upgraded our Forge support to 1.0.2.Final.  This also happens to bring us up to the current support level for Fo...
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  • Service Monitoring in SwitchYard

    If you're interested in learning a bit more about the foundation for our runtime governance support in SwitchYard, check out this video:   https://vimeo.com/39697265       This is the first vi...
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  • SwitchYard 0.4 Released

    We took a little extra time with this one, but it was worth it.  A primary theme of 0.4 was how the ESB can be used in the context of governance, at design-time and runtime.  We're really happy with the prog...
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  • Introducing the SwitchYard BPM Task API

    SwitchYard 0.4 is almost out the door, and with it comes a brand-spankin' new API for BPM task integration!   Whereas the underlying BPM implementation is jBPM 5.2.0.Final, the API wraps it with SwitchYard inter...
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  • Introduction to SwitchYard Article

    The good folks at mastertheboss.com have put up a brief interview with the SwitchYard team here:   http://www.mastertheboss.com/jboss-application-server/371-introducing-switchyard.html   Expect to see a lo...
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  • SwitchYard Plugin for Eclipse

    Rob has created an initial version of a SwitchYard plugin for Eclipse.  Please note the emphasis on initial, since this thing is just getting started.  That said, I think it's already super valuable for Swit...
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  • SwitchYard Eclipse Tooling Initial Features

    As Keith mentioned in his postSwitchYard Plugin for Eclipse, we have some initial Eclipse based tooling for SwitchYard (prototype may be a better word as the tooling is likely to evolve rapidly in the next few months)...
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  • JUDCon India 2012

    Just got back home from JUDCon India 2012 and all I can say is "Wow!".  Magesh and I gave a talk on SwitchYard and I also had a chance to participate in the developer panel at the end of day 1.  The entire t...
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  • SwitchYard upgrades to AS 7.1.0.CR1

    Is it auspicious to say that SwitchYard now uses "Flux Capacitor"? Well, yes! Because that is the code name of JBoss AS 7.1.0.CR1. The nightly builds of SwitchYard now uses Flux Capacitor. How cool is that? You can do...
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  • SwitchYard 0.3 Released

    The JIRAs are closed, the bits are hosted, and the docs are ready to go.  SwitchYard 0.3.0 Final is ready to rock!  As always, we've created a summary of what's in this release with pointers to more info....
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  • JBoss AS7 SwitchYard Installer

    The SwitchYard 0.2 release contained full JBoss AS6 and JBoss AS7 distributions i.e. modified AS6 and AS7 distributions containing the "bits" to allow it run SwitchYard applications.  SwitchYard 0.3 will also con...
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  • SwitchYard Workshop Materials Posted

    A quick heads up that I have posted the presentations and lab materials from our recent SwitchYard workshops to our community space.  So if you want to learn a bit more about SwitchYard or just really like to rev...
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  • SwitchYard and Forge In Action

    Forge is pretty darn cool.  If you haven't had a chance to play with it yet, it's basically a command-line framework for creating applications.  There are a couple things I really like about Forge.  Fir...
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  • SwitchYard 0.2 Released

    The SwitchYard community is proud to announce the arrival of our 0.2 release.  Sure, there's loads of exciting new features, but we also benefited from great feedback and contribution from our community after the...
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  • SwitchYard hops with White Rabbit

    Note: Since this blog was written, JBoss AS 7.0.0.Final (Lightning) has been released and our build now bundles this.   Our nightly builds are now pre-configured with JBoss AS 7.0.0.CR1 (White Rabbit) and Switch...
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  • Introducing the SwitchYard BPM Component

    The SwitchYard team is happy to announce the introduction of the new BPM Component!   Using this component, one can easily: Start a process, signal a process event, or abort a process. Invoke a SwitchYard Serv...
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  • SwitchYard CDI Services using JAXB annotated types

    We just implemented code to help creation of Webservice-friendly CDI/bean services.  Check out the screencast I just ran off.   The basic gist of what's happening here is simple enough.  When SwitchYar...
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