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Developing BPM Applications with Developer Studio
Developing BPM projects : Creating a BPM project

Creating a BPM project

Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge opens in the selected workspace, and in an Eclipse integrated development environment (IDE) and displays the OpenEdge BPM Designer perspective.
To create a BPM project:
1. From the File menu, select New > BPM Project to launch the BPM Project wizard.
Note: Alternatively, right-click in the Project Explorer view, then select New > BPM Project to launch the BPM Project wizard.
2. From the first page of the BPM Project wizard, enter the name of the new project in the Project name box. The name can contain only alphanumeric characters, and must not contain blank spaces or special characters, except underscores (“_”). Project name must start with an alphabetic character.
Note: The maximum length of the project name is 26 characters.
3. By default, the project is stored in the default workspace folder. To choose another location, clear the Use default location checkbox, and then click Browse to choose another location.
4. From the Project type configuration drop-down list, select the type of configuration (or facet) to be associated with this project. The available options are:
*Process: to associate a Business Process facet with this project.
*Common Resources: to associate a common resource facet with this project.
*Web Application: to associate a web application facet with this project.
5. Click Next to continue. The remaining pages of the BPM Project wizard varies according to the project type configuration selected. To complete the BPM Project wizard, refer to the appropriate section provided in the following table.
Table 12. Types of projects
Project Type
Web application
Common Resources
Note: We recommend that you do not change the default workspace. If you must change the workspace to another location, close Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge, navigate to the oebps.conf file in the Workspace_Home\\conf folder, and modify the oebps.application.home parameter to point to the new workspace folder before restarting Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge with the new workspace.
* Creating a Business Process
* Creating a Web application
* Using common resources