This reference provides detailed information about each BPL element.
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- Common Attributes and Elements – Describes attributes and elements that are present in most BPL elements.
- <alert> – Send an alert message to a user device during execution of a business process.
- <assign> – Assign a value to a property in the business process execution context.
- <branch> – Conditionally cause an immediate change in the flow of execution.
- <break> – Break out of a loop and exit the loop activity.
- <call> – Send a request to a business operation, or to another business process.
- <case> – Perform a set of activities when a condition is matched within a <switch> element.
- <catch> – Catch a fault produced by a <throw> element.
- <catchall> – Catch a fault or system error that does not match any <catch>.
- <code> – Execute lines of custom code.
- <compensate> – Invoke a <compensationhandler> from <catch> or <catchall>.
- <compensationhandlers> – Provide compensation handlers, each of which performs a sequence of activities to undo a previous action.
- <context> – Define general-purpose properties in the business process execution context.
- <continue> – Jump to the next iteration within a loop, without exiting the loop.
- <default> – Perform a set of activities when no matching condition can be found within a <switch> element.
- <delay> – Delay execution of a business process for a specified duration or until a future time.
- <empty> – Perform no action.
- <false> – Perform a set of activities when the condition for an <if> element is false.
- <faulthandlers> – Provide zero or more <catch> and one <catchall> element to catch faults and system errors.
- <flow> – Perform activities in a non-determinate order.
- <foreach> – Define a sequence of activities to be executed iteratively.
- <if> – Evaluate a condition and perform one action if true, another if false.
- <label> – Provide a destination for a conditional branch operation.
- <milestone> – Store a message to acknowledge a step achieved by a business process.
- <parameters> – Specifies the parameters for another BPL element as a set of name-value pairs.
- <process> – Define a business process.
- <property> – Define a property within the <context> element for a business process.
- <reply> – Send a response from a business process before its execution is complete.
- <request> – Prepare a request within a <call> element.
- <response> – Handle a response received within a <call> element.
- <rule> – Refer to a production business rule class.
- <sequence> – Perform activities in sequential order.
- <scope> – Define the error handling mechanisms for a sequence of activities.
- <sql> – Execute an embedded SQL
- <switch> – Evaluate a set of conditions to determine which of several actions to perform.
- <sync> – Wait for a response from one or more asynchronous requests.
- <throw> – Throw a specific, named fault.
- <trace> – Write a message to the foreground Terminal window.
- <transform> – Transform one object into another using a data transformation.
- <true> – Perform a set of activities when the condition for an <if> element is true.
- <until> – Perform activities repeatedly
untila condition is true.
- <while> – Perform activities repeatedly
as long asa condition is true.
- <xpath> – Evaluate XPath expressions on a target XML document.
- <xslt> – Execute an embedded XSLT transformation.