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Pro C# 2010 and the .NET 4 Platform, Fifth Edition by Andrew Troelsen

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26.2. Building a (Painfully) Simple Workflow

As you build a workflow-enabled application, you will undoubtedly notice that it "feels different" from building a typical .NET application. For example, up until this point in the text, every code example began by creating a new project workspace (most often a Console Application project) and involved authoring code to represent the program at large. A WF application also consists of custom code; however, in addition, you are building directly into the assembly a model of the business process itself.

Another aspect of WF which is quite different from other sorts of .NET applications is that a vast majority of your workflows will be modeled in a declarative manner, using an XML-based grammar named ...

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