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Microsoft® Windows® Workflow Foundation Step by Step by Kenn Scribner

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Building a Workflow That Uses an XML Web Service

With all that background information, isn’t it about time to give the InvokeWebService activity a spin? I created an application that contains several projects: a console application to drive the workflow, a Web service that returns stock quote information, and a basic sequential workflow library. I called the solution QuoteRetriever, and it uses the same three stock symbols you used in Chapter 10’s sample application. Let’s work with this sample and call an XML Web service from the workflow.

Adding an InvokeWebService activity interface to your workflow

  1. The QuoteRetriever application is in the \Workflow\Chapter18\QuoteRetriever directory, and as usual, I placed two different versions of the application ...

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