The following procedure shows how to begin a a new process:
File > New > BPEL Process
For organization and convenience, select the
folder in your orchestration project folder, and in the
field, type in a name for your BPEL file. The
extension is automatically added.
to view properties that you can set for this process. These properties display below this
The default values (for the check box properties) are shown and can be set for all processes within the
Process Developer Preferences
. In addition, you can set the process name, target namespace and other properties for this process later. See
Process Element and Properties
for more information.
after filling in this dialog.
Select the BPEL Templates page to create a special purpose process. For details, see
Using a BPEL Template for a System Service-Based Process
Your BPEL file opens on the Process Activities tab of the Process Editor.
Notice that an error icon appears next to your folder. This icon indicates validation of your BPEL file has occurred, and that your process is not currently valid. This icon disappears as you add the necessary activities to the process.
For details on validation, see
About Project Orchestration and Validation Builders