Retired 31 June 2018. Visual Studio 2008: Windows Workflow Foundation


This two-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to build and configure a Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) solution.


Before attending this course, students should have intermediate experience of developing applications by using previous versions of Microsoft Visual Studio development system at level 200.


After completing this course, students will gain the skills to:

  • explain Windows Workflow Foundation concepts and features
  • create sequential workflows
  • create state machine workflows
  • modify workflows at run time
  • implement conditional branching in a workflow
  • define and execute rule sets
  • forward chain rules
  • change rules at run time
  • call methods on the host process
  • handle events from the host process
  • consume services from a workflow
  • publish a workflow as a service
  • create a custom activity
  • create a custom composite activity
  • define custom activity layout
  • customise activity serialisation
  • create a custom run-time service
  • hydrate and dehydrate workflows
  • monitor and track workflows
  • handle faults and cancellations in a workflow
  • create and manage transactions in a workflow
  • create and handle compensations.

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