Chapter 15. State Machine Workflows

In the previous chapter I presented the design of an issue-tracking system and you created the lists and content types that will be used. In this chapter you will implement the workflow logic using a state machine workflow.


Creating a state machine workflow in Visual Studio requires more technical expertise than the previous exercises. This kind of project is typically assigned to a developer rather than a power user. I will explain, step by step, how to use the toolset to create the workflow. You might prefer to download the complete solution from If you do, there are a few things that you'll need to change to work with your specific SharePoint site. I'll point these out throughout this chapter. ...

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