Release 1.0.1

EDISON, NJ -- April 19, 2004 -- OpenRules, Inc. announced today the availability of a new release of OpenRules™, the first open source full-scale business rules framework. Along with an improved documentation, downloading and installation procedures, the new release includes the following features:


  • New Excel-based data types are added. A user can define new types directly in Excel tables and use them to create data objects to test the rules


  • The same rules now can work with objects defined in Java, in XML, or in Excel-based datatypes


  • Improved Eclipse plug-in provides more detailed diagnostics of errors in the Excel-based rules


  • Added new more complicated implementation of auto insurance premium calculation rules

Along with a new release of OpenRules, a related release of has been implemented. These releases fixed an essential number of known bugs. The new releases are available for free downloads, and their sources are available through

About OpenRules
OpenRules, Inc. is a NJ-based corporation whose specialists are known to many leading US businesses as experts in developing practical decision support applications using business rules, optimization, and workflow technologies. OpenRules, Inc. is the company that develops, supports and markets the OpenRules™ product and provides related consulting and training services.  For more details, please visit


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