JMS – a new fact provider for Drools via Pipeline
The Drools Pipeline is a great tool that allows to put facts into the rule engine from the outside world. Currently supported stores are JMS queues and topics and text files. The format of the payload is almost free to choose, since out of the box you can use JAXB, XStream and the powerful Smooks transformer to convert your data into facts, which the rule engine is able to consume.
This article explains how to use Pipelines.