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Programming Microsoft® Office Business Applications by Paul Stubbs, Erika Ehrli Cabral, Joanna Bischel, Rob Barker, Steve Fox

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Creating Custom Workflows

You can create custom OBA workflow solutions for Windows SharePoint Services and for Office SharePoint Server 2007 using either Office SharePoint Designer 2007 or Visual Studio 2008. Both tools provide design templates that help you build workflow solutions. However, each authoring tool provides different capabilities.

Overview of Creating Custom Workflows in SharePoint Designer

Office SharePoint Designer 2007 provides a simple rules-based approach that enables you to create workflow solutions based on preexisting activities and to associate workflows directly to lists or document libraries. This authoring tool allows you to define workflows with no custom code. Office SharePoint Designer also simplifies the deployment ...

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