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Introduction 1 Jess ® the Rule Engine for the Java Platform Introduction Version 7.1p2 (5 November 2008) DRAFT Ernest J. Friedman-Hill Sandia National Laboratories Jess is a rule engine for the Java platform. To use it, you specify logic in the form of rules using one of two formats: the Jess rule language (prefered) or XML. You also provide some of your own data for the rules to operate on. When you run the rule engine, your rules are carried out. Rules can create new data, or they can do anything that the Java programming language can do. Although Jess can run as a standalone program , usually you will embed the Jess library in your Java code and manipulate it using its own Java API or the basic facilities offered by the javax.rules API . You can develop Jess language code in any text editor, but Jess comes with a full featured development environment based on the award-winning
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Unformatted text preview: Eclipse platform . Jess is a registered trademark of Sandia National Laboratories. Java and all Java-based marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. Originally published as SAND98-8206. Distribution category UC-411. Hyperlinks: The hyperlinks in the Table of Contents link to the chapters and sections in this MS Word document. All other hyperlinks within the document link to the HTML document pages. You should place this document in the same folder (docs) as the HTML files or modify the Hyperlink base field in File Properties Summary. This document was created using MS Word 2002 using MS Windows XP Pro. The document was stored in the directory D:\Jess71p2\docs. (At times, bitmaps disappear if the document is not placed in the directory D:\Jess71p2\docs )...
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