MS6462 Visual Studio 2008: Windows Workflow Foundation

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official Microsoft Curriculum
Code MS6462

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

This course is intended for application developers who know how to create applications in Visual Studio 2005 or 2008. The course does not require previous experience creating workflow-based solutions

Delegates will learn how 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
  • Customize activity serialization
  • Create a custom runtime service
  • Hydrate and dehydrate workflows
  • Monitor workflows
  • Track workflows
  • Handle faults in a workflow
  • Handle cancellations in a workflow
  • Create and manage transactions in a workflow
  • Create and handle compensations

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Course Outline (6 topics)

  • Module 1: Creating and Hosting Workflows
  • Module 2: Applying Conditions and Rules
  • Module 3: Communicating with Workflows
  • Module 4: Creating and Configuring Custom Activities
  • Module 5: Creating and Managing Runtime Services
  • Module 6: Managing Faults, Cancellations, Transactions, and Compensations


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

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