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Oracle SOA BPEL Process Manager 11gR1 – A Hands-on Tutorial by Ravi Saraswathi, Jaswant Singh

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BPEL activities

BPEL processes have a series of steps and each step is an activity. BPEL process logic is performed by the activities. For clients, BPEL processes looks like any other web service. In other words, a BPEL process is a web service that coordinates, integrates, and orchestrates the basic web services to serve a business function. OASIS WS-BPEL specifications classify activities in the following categories:

  • Basic activities: Enables the process behavior such as invoking and performing web services operations, updating variables, and partner links
  • Structured activities: Enables the control flow logic such as flow control activities

Creating basic activities in BPEL

Launch JDeveloper and perform the following steps to create a basic BPEL ...

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