The Author Online Book Forums are Moving

The Author Online Book Forums will soon redirect to Manning's liveBook and liveVideo. All book forum content will migrate to liveBook's discussion forum and all video forum content will migrate to liveVideo. Log in to liveBook or liveVideo with your Manning credentials to join the discussion!

Thank you for your engagement in the AoF over the years! We look forward to offering you a more enhanced forum experience.

zoonmanningpost (1) [Avatar] Offline
hello, please help me. I follow every word in chapter 3, but I currently have a lot of problem. First, in section 3.2.3, the author said that when the diagram is saved, an xml file will be created; however, I can not find this xml file anywhere in my activiti project.
Second, in section 3.2.4, where can I find the "book order process.bpmn"? I imported the bpmnexamples project into my eclipse, but I can not find it.
tijs.rademakers (494) [Avatar] Offline
Re: problem with chapter 3

For section 3.2.3 you have created a new Activiti project using the Activiti Designer plugin. When you go through the new Activiti diagram wizard next you have to specify a process name which corresponds to the model file name and the location where you want to save it. The .bpmn file can be opened in two views, the graphical view and the XML view. So to see the XML view you have to open the .bpmn file in the Eclipse XML viewer.
In section 3.2.4 you have copied a .bpmn20.xml file from the Activiti Modeler or the bpmn-examples modeler/chapter3 folder and you should rename it to a .bpmn file. So then you would have the .bpmn file.

Best regards,