Validate BPMN diagrams based on configurable lint rules.
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bpmnlint

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Validate your BPMN diagrams based on configurable lint rules.

Usage

Install the utility via npm:

npm install -g bpmnlint

Validate your diagrams via the commandline:

> bpmnlint invoice.bpmn

/Projects/process-application/resources/invoice.bpmn
  Flow_1    error    Sequence flow is missing condition  conditional-flows
  Process   error    Process is missing end event        end-event-required
  Task_13   warning  Element is missing label/name       label-required
  Event_12  warning  Element is missing label/name       label-required
  Event_27  warning  Element is missing label/name       label-required
  Process   error    Process is missing start event      start-event-required

✖ 6 problems (6 errors, 0 warnings)

Rules

Checkout the ./rules folder for the list of existing rules.

Configuration

Create a .bpmnlintrc file in your working directory and inherit from a common configuration using the extends block:

{
  "extends": "bpmnlint:recommended"
}

Add or customize rules using the rules block:

{
  "extends": "bpmnlint:recommended",
  "rules": {
    "label-required": "off"
  }
}

Visual Feedback

Integrate the linter via bpmn-js-bpmnlint into bpmn-js and get direct feedback during modeling.

To try out visual validation, checkout the bpmnlint playground.

Writing / Consuming Custom Rules

Use the bpmnlint playground to implement new rules with quick visual feedback.

For more details on how to define and consume custom lint rules check out the bpmnlint-plugin-example.

License

MIT