Most of the time you will author new activities and workflows using the workflow designer that is integrated into Visual Studio. However, you may need to enable end users of your application to also design activities and workflows. You can allow them to load and customize existing Xaml files or to create new ones.

The workflow designer is not limited to use only within the Visual Studio environment. WF provides the classes necessary to host this same designer within your applications. This chapter is all about hosting this designer. After a brief overview of the major workflow designer components, you will implement a simple application that ...

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