Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Drools 5.4.0.Beta1 released

We're happy to announce the release of Drools (Expert, Fusion, Planner, Guvnor) 5.4.0.Beta1.

Beta1 finally introduces the simulation and testing work that we've been talking about for so long. This will provide a unified environment for simulation and testing over time for rules, workflow and event processing. Beta1 also demonstrates our continued effort to fully commodotise the decison table paradigm, using the excellent research provided by Jan Vanthienen's Prologa project, some high lights for the decision table improvements are listed below.
  • Limited and Extended entry wizards
  • Automatic decision table generation to expanded form
  • Improved rule templating flexibility
  • Work Item integration (declarative lazy environment bound functions)
  • Impossible Match detection
  • Conflict Match detection

Documtation, Release Notes and Downloads are detailed below:

Try it out and give us some feed-back (user list, issue tracker).