Learn the fundamental concepts of the Windows Workflow Foundation (WF).
Learn to create WF programs using the Microsoft Visual Studio workflow designer.
Understand what value WSS provides on top of the WF.
Learn how to develop workflow templates for WSS.
Learn how to integrate workflow input forms with WSS workflow templates.
What you are about to read is the longest chapter of this book. Our goal is to get you up to speed so that you can start creating custom workflow programs with Microsoft Visual Studio and deploy these programs within Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) sites. However, there is quite a bit of ground to cover along the way.
The chapter begins with a motivation for ...