Professional K2 blackpearl®
K2 blackpearl enables you to quickly build simple to very complex and dynamic process-driven applications. This definitive guide gives you the tools to evaluate, architect, deploy, and manage the K2 platform and its processes. It takes you through everything from the market and architecture of the platform to approaching process design and developing your own custom user manager.
You'll first gain a thorough introduction to K2 blackpearl and process-driven applications. Next you'll dive into the architecture and installation options as well as process planning and design essentials for working with the main pieces of the platform. You'll then gain an administrator's view into the software including all key aspects that you should know. And you'll progress to more advanced concepts and platform extensions to gain a complete picture of K2 blackpearl.
This book arms you with the greatest tips and tricks out there for working with K2 blackpearl so you can successfully transform your company into a process-oriented, efficient business.
What you will learn from this book
p>The steps for identifying and designing processes
How to plan your development, QA/staging, and production environments
All about process planning and the concepts of process design
Ways to use the K2 Workspace for notifications, reports, assigning process permissions, and recovering from errors
How to build a user manager to plug into the K2 platform
Steps for customizing the platform and your processes to your needs
How to use data from SAP within your processes
Who this book is for
This book is for business users who want to gain a better understanding of K2 blackpearl as well as for developers who need details on how to effectively deploy and use this software.
Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.