Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) is Microsoft's programming model for building workflow-enabled applications in the Windows operating system. It includes a namespace, a workflow engine, and design tools that can be used with Visual Studio .NET. Workflow is an extremely important type of application that has been difficult to build on the Microsoft platform. Workflow Foundation is a major element of the .NET Framework 3.0 platform that enables application developers to build these types of applications.
In Building Applications with Windows Workflow Foundation: State Machine and Rules-Driven Workflows , author, MVP, speaker, and leading consultant Michael Stiefel introduces readers to the two of the basic Windows Workflow foundation patterns. The other parts of this series include
Basics of Windows Workflow Foundation
Advanced Workflow Features
Extended Workflow Example
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State Workflow Example
Rules Driven Workflow