WS-BPEL 2.0 Beginner’s Guide by Matjaz B. Juric & Denis Weerasiri

Design and develop WS-BPEL executable business processes using Oracle SOA Suite 12c

About This Book

  • Develop BPEL and SOA composite solutions with Oracle SOA Suite 12c and JDeveloper 12c
  • Understand Human interaction in BPEL and learn how to add human tasks to a BPEL processes
  • Automate business processes with WS-BPEL 2.0
  • Implement and develop compensation and compensation handlers in BPEL processes

Who This Book Is For

If you are a software architect, a designer, a software developer, an SOA and BPM architect, a project manager, or a business process analyst who is responsible for the design and development of business processes, composite applications, and BPM/SOA solutions, then this book is for you. You should have a clear grasp of general SOA concepts including business processes and web services, but no prior knowledge of the BPEL language is required.


Matjaz B. Juric

Matjaz B. Juric holds a PhD in Computer and Information Science. He is a full-time professor at the University of Ljubljana and the Head of the Cloud Computing and SOA Competency Centre ( Matjaz is an Oracle ACE Director, a Java Champion, and an IBM Champion. He has more than 20 years of work experience. He has authored/coauthored Do More with SOA Integration, WS-BPEL 2.0 for SOA Composite Applications, Oracle Fusion Middleware Patterns, Business Process Driven SOA using BPMN and BPEL, Business Process Execution Language for Web Services (English and French editions), BPEL Cookbook: Best Practices for SOA-based integration and composite applications development(awarded the best SOA book in 2007 by SOA World Journal), SOA Approach to Integration, all by Packt Publishing.

Denis Weerasiri

Denis Weerasiri is a Computer Science and Engineering student, pursuing his PhD at the University of New South Wales. Before this, he worked as a senior software engineer for WSO2, an open source SOA company. He obtained his BSc Engineering degree with first class honors in the year 2010 from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. His research interests are distributed systems, cloud resource configuration management, and business process management.

What You Will Learn

  • Design and develop BPEL 2.0 executable business processes
  • Become familiar with BPEL 2.0 activities and the most important usage scenarios
  • Learn how to invoke and orchestrate services, manipulate data and use variables
  • Implement conditions and loops, and recognize fault-handling capabilities to avoid unexpected states
  • Understand message exchange patterns and learn about asynchronous communication channels and dynamic parallel invocations
  • Learn about human interactions, human tasks, events and event handling, and compensations

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About Jürgen Kress
As a middleware expert Jürgen works at Oracle EMEA Alliances and Channels, responsible for Oracle’s EMEA Fusion Middleware partner business. He is the founder of the Oracle SOA & BPM and the WebLogic Partner Communities and the global Oracle Partner Advisory Councils. With more than 5000 members from all over the world the Middleware Partner Community is the most successful and active community at Oracle. Jürgen manages the community with monthly newsletters, webcasts and conferences. He hosts his annual Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forums and the Fusion Middleware Summer Camps, where more than 200 partners get product updates, roadmap insights and hands-on trainings. Supplemented by many web 2.0 tools like twitter, discussion forums, online communities, blogs and wikis. For the SOA & Cloud Symposium by Thomas Erl, Jürgen is a member of the steering board. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences like the SOA & BPM Integration Days, JAX, UKOUG, OUGN, or OOP.

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