Chapter 3. Workflow Instances

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

The workflow runtime, when it comes right down to it, is really there for one purpose—supporting your workflow-based tasks. Workflow tasks, called instances when they are executing, are the heart of the workflow system. They’re why the workflow runtime exists in the first place.

A workflow instance is composed of one or more activities. (We’ll look at the various activities starting in Chapter 7.) The primary activity, or root activity is referred to as the workflow definition. The workflow definition ...

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