Thursday, 19 September 2013

Invoking Adobe Experience Manager Workflows using the AEM Java API

You can create a workflow for Adobe Experience Manager. A workflow automates Experience Manager activities and is a series of steps that are executed in a specific order. Each step performs a distinct activity such as activating a page or sending an email message. Workflows can interact with assets in the repository, user accounts, and Experience Manager services. Therefore, workflows can coordinate complicated activities that involve any aspect of Experience Manager.

The AEM workflow user interface
For more information about workflows, see http://dev.day.com/docs/en/cq/current/workflows/wf-overview.html#par_reference.

This article creates a simple workflow and then discusses how to invoke the workflow using the AEM Java API. To read this article, click http://helpx.adobe.com/experience-manager/using/invoking-experience-manager-workflows-using.html.

NOTE: You can create custom workflow steps for AEM. See http://scottsdigitalcommunity.blogspot.ca/2012/09/developing-cq-custom-workflow-steps.html.

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About the Author

I (Scott Macdonald) am a Senior Digital Marketing Community Manager at Adobe Systems with over 16 years in the high tech industry. I am also a programmer with knowledge in Java, JavaScript, C#,C++, HTML, XML and ActionScript. If  you would like to see more CQ or other Adobe Digital Marketing end to end articles like this, then leave a comment and let me know what content you would like to see.

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