Take the Tour: Step 1. Getting Familiar with Process Designer
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The Micro Focus Verastream Process Designer (VPD) provides a developer-friendly environment for designing and deploying BPEL business processes. The purpose of this product tour is to familiarize you with VPD and not to teach you the BPEL specification, or other specifications such as WSDL and schema.

We've already learned what a BPEL business process is; now let's walk through a quick introduction to the Process Design Studio and its features.


The Process Designer has two components and a management tool:



Process Designer Features

Design Studio Process Server
checkmarkStandards-based, WSDL, XML, HTTPS, SOAP, and REST checkmarkLogging and debugging capabilities
checkmarkSynchronous and asynchronous processes checkmarkSupport for most major application servers
checkmarkProduces standard portable BPEL checkmarkCommand line management utility
checkmarkDrag and drop graphical UI to build processes checkmarkAbility to host external Web services
checkmarkSupport for Basic Authentication and WS-Security  

What you should know before you get started:


Walk-through Topics
Bullet Step 2. Open the Design Studio and Create a Project
Bullet Step 3. Plan the Process
Bullet Step 4. Deploy and Test the Process
Bullet Step 5. Debug the Process