I am a Business Process Engineer working for a company
that is interested in deploying an ESB(Enterprise
Service Buss) for managing its business processes.
We are evaluating ActiveBpel as the orchestration
component of the ESB (unless anybody knows of a perl
In a nut shell, a process engineer uses the ActiveBpel
GUI process designer tool to describe the
flow/relationship of business processes and services.
This tool then generates BPEL xml which is consumed
and acted upon by the ActiveBpel engine. The services
that this engine manages are presented to the engine
as web services described by WSDL files. The engine
reads the WSDL upon startup and accesses the web
webservices according to the script contained in the
Since none of these services exist yet, I was planning
to define the WSDL first using a tool such as the
I would love to prototype these services in perl. I
know there is stubmaker.pl but that seems to be a tool
for creating client side code. Are there any tools out
there that would allow me to use these WSDL files to
create perl server skelitons?
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