Understanding workflows

As discussed earlier, we can create two types of workflow: asynchronous and synchronous. Asynchronous workflows are best suited for long-running jobs such as sending bulk e-mails and long-running business logic whereas synchronous workflows are most applicable where we want to run our logic quickly.

The following screenshot shows the asynchronous workflow editor:

Understanding workflows

While creating workflows, we need to configure the different properties shown below that define workflow behavior.

Activating workflow

Workflows can be activated using the following two options:

  • Process: Used to activate workflows as a standard process
  • Process Template ...

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