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Microsoft Windows Workflow Foundation 4.0 Cookbook by Andrew Zhu

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Preface

WF4 is a process engine, as well as a visual program language, shipped along with Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0. Traditionally, when we design a long-running application, we break a large application into lots of small code blocks to address the business logic and use a database to store the intermediate data. With the growing complexity of logic, managing code blocks and authoring logic workflows becomes difficult. Now, with WF4, we can design and create distributed, long-running programs easily.

The aim of this book is to provide a step-by-step guide to help us start WF4 programming. Every recipe in this book is runnable.

What this book covers

Chapter 1, Workflow Program, provides recipes that will help us understand basic information ...

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