Developing Custom Workflow Templates

The primary goal of this chapter is to teach you how to create a custom workflow template for WSS and MOSS by using Visual Studio 2005. As you will see, you can use the workflow designer within Visual Studio to develop a WF program for each workflow template you want to produce. However, the Visual Studio project for a custom workflow template contains other source files, such as Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML)-based XML files, to define the feature that will be used to deploy the workflow template. The project can optionally contain a set of .aspx pages used to create custom workflow input forms.

Once you successfully install WSS 3.0 on your development workstation, you already have all of ...

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