If you are a programmer you know time management issues are an inherent part of the job. Programming requires creativity. However, to tap into this creativity most programmers strive for a state of flow to help them get ‘in the zone’.
November 15 was the Global Day of Coderetreat. It is an event where software developers around the world practice their craft away from the pressure of work and timelines. This year we hosted an event at the Micro Strategies office in Rockaway, NJ.
If you’ve ever designed a workflow you’ll know that one of the most common requirements is to integrate various, disparate systems. To make this a little easier, the folks at Activiti created a REST Call Task to integrate simple RESTful service calls into a workflow without writing any code.
This article was written in September 2014. It stays true even today. One difference is that instead of coding with Share, I recommend focussing on Alfresco’s ADF framework. Creating a high performance Alfresco development team does not happen by accident.
If you have ever created a process in the Activiti Enterprise BPM Suite, you have probably created forms within that process. If so, you may have run into that painful moment when you realize that the form you built within the process is not reusable to other processes.