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Activiti 5.x Business Process Management Beginner's Guide by Irshad Mansuri, Dr. Zakir Laliwala

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Time for action – creating our first process in Activiti

Now is the right time to look at one simple process in Activiti. We will be using the Eclipse IDE for designing the business process (the details of configuration are covered in Chapter 3, Designing Your Process Using the Activiti Designer). For now, we will just gain an understanding about creating a process.

We will create a simple leave process for employees in which we will have a script task and a user task. A script task is used for adding some logic within a process and a user task is used to indicate that there is some human interaction required in the process (there is a detailed explanation regarding tasks in Chapter 2, Modeling Using the Activiti Modeler).

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