If you want to gain the skills to build Windows Workflow Foundation solutions, then this is the book for you. It provides you with a clear, practical guide on how to develop workflow-based software and integrate it into existing technology landscapes. Throughout the pages, you'll also find numerous real-world examples and sample code that will help you to get started quickly.
Each major area of Windows Workflow Foundation is explored in depth along with some of the fundamentals operations related to generic workflow applications. You’ll also find detailed coverage on how to develop workflow in Visual Studio®, extend the framework with custom code, and utilize the framework with Microsoft® technologies such as SharePoint® 2007 and Windows Communication Foundation (WCF). You&'ll then be able to use Windows Workflow Foundation to create innovative business solutions that provide value to organizations.
What you will learn from this book
The different areas of the Windows Workflow Foundation architecture
Details about workflow hosting, execution, and communication
How to build workflow-based solutions without constructing the underlying workflow logic
Tips for developing solutions using the out-of-the-box functionality
Techniques for extending the base APIs
How to apply each piece of the Windows Workflow Foundation platform to real-world scenarios
Best practices for debugging workflows
Who this book is for This book is for developers and architects interested in learning more about Windows Workflow Foundation. You should have some familiarity with the .NET Framework.