We'll now represent this process as a ruleflow. It is shown in the following figure. Try to remember this figure because we'll be referring back to it throughout this chapter.
The preceding figure shows the loan approval process—
loanApproval.rf file. You can use the Ruleflow Editor that comes with the Drools Eclipse plugin to create this ruleflow. The rest of the chapter will be a walk through this ruleflow explaining each node in more detail.
The process starts with Validate Loan ruleflow group. Rules in this group will check the loan for missing required values and do other more complex validation. Similar to what we've done ...