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A question of one of my blog readers: what about multiple workflows calling into the same Local Communication Service concerning possible threading and synchronization issues. Consider the following scenario. Assume you have one WorkflowRuntime in your...
Introduction A reader of mine noticed I'm using Visual Studio 2005 as the tool to create all of my Windows Workflow Foundation related samples, instead of taking my favorite minimal command-line approach to create basic samples. So here it is today...
Introduction This post builds upon the foundation created in yesterday's post about the HandleExternalEventActivity . Please follow the instructions in that post before continuing with this one. As you've learned from this previous post, waiting for an...
Introduction In yesterday's post , you learned that the vast majority of workflows need to exchange data with other parties to get their jobs done. Just one of the benefits of workflows is the possibility to visualize this kind of interaction by means...
Introduction Workflows don't stand on their own; they need a host application to run in but in a lot of cases there's more: external services are needed to provide functionality to the workflow. You might think, let's just use a CodeActivity to call into...
Introduction In the past, I've been talking about making a workflow dynamic by applying changes to it at runtime: WF - How to make a workflow dynamic? - Part 1 WF - How to make a workflow dynamic? - Part 2 Yesterday , you learned how to use tracking ...
Introduction In the previous post I've covered the use of persistence services with Windows Workflow Foundation to enable long-running workflows in a reliable way. However, there's still another dark side to long-running workflows that needs a solution...
Introduction In the past, I've been writing about WF quite a bit. If you haven't read these articles already, you might find it interesting to check these out first before digging into this one. That being said, this post will focus on persistence services...
Introduction In my previous post on Windows Workflow Foundation I covered how to expose a workflow via .NET 2.0 web services. You saw how easy it is to do this thanks to the built-in support in the Visual Studio 2005 Extension for Workflow. However, the...
Introduction Previously in my WF blog series I've been talking about the WF basics as well as dynamic updates to workflow instances at runtime. These posts had one thing in common: all of the demo applications were hosted in a simple console application...
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