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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 – working with BPMN 2.0 Sub-Processes

Now that we are aware of the various Sub-Processes available in Activiti, we will create some examples for understanding the working of a Sub-Process. We will split this example into two parts:

  • Understanding an embedded Sub-Process
  • Understanding a standalone Sub-Process

Understanding an embedded Sub-Process

An embedded Sub-Process represents a process designed within the main process itself. To understand it, we will create a business process as shown in the following screenshot:

Understanding an embedded Sub-Process

The process illustrated in the preceding screenshot describes a travel booking process where we have created an embedded ...

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