Things I am annoyed with

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andrey.alexandrenko_1
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I'm playing with BonitaBPMCommunity-7.2.3 for a wile and
I found some very annoying things:
* Very poor and inflexible input validation (input constrains). Just one static error message and no access to business/process variables.
* Expression editor is to small for script editing.
* Bad navigation. To many clicks if you want to edit some scripts especially in connectors.
* It is no way to see the main window or something else behind if expression editor is open. A popup window is not good for it anyway.

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Submitted by andrey.alexandr... on Wed, 07/20/2016 - 13:24
  • The scripts, expressions and other stuff are spread across. There is no overview. I'm forced to use external editor for it.
  • No proper project directory, where are all the resources (groovy scripts/functions, business model, organization, diagram, ui-parts and so on) stored in, with possibility to put it under version control.
  • BonitaBPMCommunity-7.2.4-x86_64.run is broken and nobody noticed that (for almost two weeks now). Quality management problems?
Submitted by andrey.alexandr... on Thu, 07/28/2016 - 09:43
  • no search/replace functionality within expression/groovy script editor
  • limited refactoring possibilities (for example changing in business data)
  • after some data changes (type/name changes) you have to do open/close/save for all the groovy scripts which are affected for refreshing of dependencies and compilation
Submitted by Sean McP on Fri, 09/23/2016 - 04:51

To address your no access to business/process variables please see the following link:
https://github.com/Bonitasoft-Community/restapi_context

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