Windows Workflow Foundation By Jayesh Chudasama

Unit Testing Workflow Activities
October 18, 2006, 7:42 am
Filed under: Uncategorized

Scott’s blog on  “Unit Testing Workflow Activities“. 

 “I’ve been kicking around the best approach for unit testing a custom activity for Windows Workflow. I haven’t found an approach I’m comfortable with as yet.”


Windows Workflow Foundation: Everything About Re-Hosting the Workflow Designer
October 18, 2006, 2:33 am
Filed under: Blogroll, Functional

The workflow designer surface that shows in Visual Studio 2005 when the Visual Studio 2005 extensions for Windows Workflow Foundation are installed is a redistributable component. This article discusses how this component can be hosted in a separate application. A sample application that demonstrates the concepts is described in the article on MSDN.

New .NET Framework 3.0 training e-Clinics from Microsoft Learning
October 13, 2006, 7:28 am
Filed under: Blogroll, Books & writing

Microsoft Learning has just released online e-clinics for .NET Framework 3.0. These 2 hours premium e-clinics cover the new capabilities in .NET Framework 3.0. There is a course on Windows Presentation Foundation, one on Windows Workflow Foundation and one on Windows Communication Foundation. Each course has several different kinds of new interactive learning formats.

These will be available at no charge until the consumer launch of Windows Vista. If you are wanting to learn about these new technologies and have about 2 hours (per technology) available check this out.

Windows Workflow Foundation & Tetris
October 10, 2006, 11:07 am
Filed under: Blogroll, Books & writing

A fun example by Mike

Windows Workflow Rules and RETE – By Don McCrady
October 9, 2006, 2:42 pm
Filed under: Blogroll, Books & writing

“My point is simply that Rete is an optimization strategy that is not necessarily appropriate for all Rules-based solutions. For WF Rules, we placed much more importance on how much you can express in your Rules, how easy it is to express it, and how well it integrates into Windows Workflow Foundation and the .NET framework. Performance optimizations for WF Rules are certainly coming in the future. But even without Rete, WF Rules is already a highly performant Rules engine” – Don McCrady discusses about Rete & Windows Workflow Rules .

Windows Workflow Complexities
October 5, 2006, 7:29 pm
Filed under: Books & writing

Brian Noyes’s post on ‘Understanding Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) and its complexities’ discusses intricacy involved in WF.

Have a read!!

Windows Workflow Foundation: Exposing Workflows as Services
October 5, 2006, 6:17 pm
Filed under: Blogroll, Books & writing

Native option to publish a developed Workflow Library project as a ASP .NET Web Service (ASMX).

You can host it yourself (ASMX, WCF)

Hosting a workflow inside the WCF service pipeline (WCF)