Tag Archives: Process Server

Calling Web Services using Process Server

Process Server has had a mashup control since version 9.1.3, called TriggerPanel. It could be used to trigger a process flow without returning data from the flow itself.
In Lawson Smart Office 10.0.0 the TiggerPanel supports a synchronous call which means that it is possible to run a flow and bring in data from the process back to the Mashup.

In order for the mashup to be able to automatically generate a UI and to be able to create an object model that can be used for easy binding the XML has to be according to a specific schema.

The XML schema describes a Header section and any number of Detail sections. The service has to at least return an xml document with only the root. The root element name is ProcessResponseHeaderDetails. Returning no Xml at all will result in an error dialog informing that no data was returned from the service. Continue reading

Triggering a Work Flow in Process Server from a Mashup

In Lawson Smart Office 9.1.3 we introduced the TriggerPanel control. It is a Process Server control that can be used to trigger a form in a asynchronpous way. There is no return value from the call except the workitem id generated from Process Server. But it is still an easy way to create a form and submit an action to trigger a flow.

You can think about the TriggerPanel in two different scenarios. One where you have a standrad form and a submit button to trigger the flow and another scenario when there is a trigger of the form in response to another Mashup event, for example the loading of an S3 form. Continue reading