Chapter 15. Windows Workflow Foundation

Part V focuses on developing workflows and orchestrating business processes within Microsoft SharePoint 2013. First, in this chapter, you will learn about the architecture, capabilities, and functionality of Microsoft Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) 4.5, which serves as the basis of the new workflow engine of SharePoint 2013. To master the workflow engine of SharePoint 2013, you first need to understand the workflow engine of WF 4.5 itself. While subsequent chapters of Part V will cover workflows for SharePoint, this chapter delves into WF 4.5 alone.

Architecture of Windows Workflow Foundation 4.5

The latest version of the workflow engine from Microsoft, WF 4.5, is a rich set of libraries, types, and tools ...

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