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Pro C# 5.0 and the .NET 4.5 Framework, Sixth Edition by Andrew Troelsen

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C H A P T E R  26

Introducing Windows Workflow Foundation

The .NET platform supports a programming model termed Windows Workflow Foundation (WF). This API allows you to model, configure, monitor, and execute the workflows (which are used to model a business process) used internally by a given .NET program. Workflows are modeled (by default) using a declarative XML-based grammar named XAML where data used by the workflow is treated as a first class citizen.

If you are new to the topic of WF, this chapter begins by defining the role of business processes and describes how they relate to the WF API. As well, you will be exposed to the concept of a WF activity, common types of workflows and various project templates and programming tools. After ...

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