Creating a Host Web Service Project

The final sample application for the book is one we’ll create entirely from scratch. We’ll begin by creating a simple console application, which does not need to reference the WF assemblies. This is because the workflow will be housed in an ASP.NET XML Web service, the workflow assembly for which we’ll create next. With the workflow assembly ready, we’ll publish the workflow as an ASP.NET Web service project, make some tweaks, and then add the code to invoke the workflow from the original console application. I mention the application creation process here before we start simply because it’s circular and might appear odd at times because of its circular nature. Armed with the bigger picture, let’s get started. ...

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