CHAPTER 1

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Why Workflows

This chapter explains why workflows are important for developing software, how they can provide a visual understanding of user requirements and design blueprints, and the benefits of using workflow technology like Windows Workflow Foundation (WF).

image Tip   The first time I visited Microsoft’s campus for a software design review (SDR) I referred to Windows Workflow Foundation as “WWF.” I was graciously informed by one of the original Workflow Team members that it should be called WF (pronounced “dub eff”) to avoid any possible ...

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