Together XPDL Workflow Editor

Category Cross-Omics>Workflow Knowledge Bases/Systems/Tools

Abstract Together XPDL Workflow Editor is a professional graphical WfMC XPDL Workflow Editor.

It is one of the first graphical Java Workflow Editors that is fully implementing WfMC (Workflow Management Coalition) XPDL- Specifications (XML Process Definition Language).

Every WfMC compliant XPDL-File can be viewed, edited and saved either from a local/remote mapped file system / drive or via Workflow (Wf)-XML, directly from WfMC compliant workflow engines, such as, Together XPDL Workflow Server / Enhydra Shark, Fujitsu or TIBCO Staffware.

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) connections to MS Active Directory or OpenLDAP are supported for importing process participant data.

References between XPDL package/files are supported and resolved.

Extensive logical validation beyond simple Extensible Markup Language (XML) syntax checks is done automatically.

Guided dialogs for all XPDL elements / attributes, customizable activity icons, freely definable XPDL copy/paste design pattern libraries and optional graph auto-layout support for productive XPDL editing.

Special configurations for support of Together XPDL Workflow Server / Enhydra Shark and WfMOpen are included.

Together XPDL Workflow Editor Version 2.4 is available in German, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Serbian translations.

Together XPDL Workflow Editor Professional Edition additional features --

Together XPDL Workflow Editor Professional Edition provides a lot of additional features and configuration options compared to the publicly available “Community Edition” (see below...) via an advanced plug-in architecture:

1) Additional graph actions to select all transitions between selected activities;

2) Transient XML Process Definition Language (XPDL) package references;

3) Configurable Workflow design patterns copy/paste pool support;

4) Together Workflow Server / Enhydra Shark semantics / validation;

5) WfMOpen workflow semantics / validation support;

6) User-defined configuration(s) support;

7) Save/Load graphical layout of processes in XPDL extended attributes;

8) Wf-XML support;

9) View referring elements for every XPDL element;

10) Navigation history with backward/forward navigation;

11) Propagation of element selections to all panels;

12) Expression editing support including the selection of process variables;

13) Expression based participants in the graph, with full editing support;

14) Problem highlighting and extended navigation tree;

15) 90+ pages of Portable Document Format (PDF) documentation including a step by step guide;

16) The possibility to customize XPDL element's property panels;

17) View relations between the main XPDL package and its external packages;

18) Info bar for basic information about the selected object;

19) Switching to a different language in the Graphical User Interface (GUI);

20) The ability to define your own custom activity, process or any other XPDL element icons, property panels, etc;

21) Specify single or multi in/out connections per activity type (including custom activity types);

22) And a lot more that is needed for professional XPDL modeling. Community Edition-Enhydra JaWE --

Enhydra JaWE (Java XPDL Workflow Editor) is one of the first open source graphical Java workflow process editors in full accord with WfMC specifications supporting XPDL as its native file format.

It can be used to edit / view every XPDL file which conforms to WfMC XPDL specifications. Enhydra JaWE does Not use any proprietary XPDL extensions and is available in English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Serbian.

Advanced features like the consistency validation and guided property editor dialogs for all XPDL objects make it really easy to create valid XPDL files.

The representation of workflow participants as “swim lanes” in the editor graphics gives a comprehensive overview of process responsibilities.

In combination with ‘Enhydra Shark’, the Java XPDL Open Source Workflow Engine you get a complete workflow solution for embedded or standalone usage.

The Together XPDL Workflow Editor is based on the Open Source Project “Enhydra JaWE” and has already become the worldwide de- facto standard to edit XPDL files.

The Professional Edition includes the Open Source components based on the LGPL License and extensions licensed under the ‘Together Software’ License.

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