Posts tagged as: Workflow Foundation

Workflow Foundation Tutorial: Part 3 – Project Setup

/ February 16, 2016
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Workflow Foundation Tutorial

Today will be a short post where we review the project structure of our sample project. WarpCoreTechnologies.Activities This is an “Activity Library” project used to hold our Workflows and custom activities. Having a shared activity library allows us to reuse these components in multiple places such as a website or WPF project. WarpCoreTechnologies.Database This isRead more

Workflow Foundation Tutorial: Part 1 – Introduction

/ February 8, 2016
This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Workflow Foundation Tutorial

I’ve found that the best way to learn a technology is to just go build something with it. Over the next several posts we are going to be building a complete order processing system using Workflow Foundation and since we need a fake client to build it for we will be taking inspiration from the Star TrekRead more

Integration Testing Workflows

/ February 1, 2016

In my last post I discussed unit testing code activities. Now that we’ve verified our custom activities behave the way we want we need to test the workflow as a whole to ensure they work together correctly. This is called integration testing. This is especially important for WF as much of the logic may beRead more

Projects to Watch: Orleans.Activities, Windows Workflow Foundation on Orleans

/ January 25, 2016

I just came across a new GitHub project, Orleans.Activities, which combines Workflow Foundation with the Microsoft Research project, Orleans (most notably used by the backing services of Halo). Orleans is based on the actor model and allows developers to build complex highly scalable applications very easily. Orleans.Activities seems like a natural fit for Orleans as the visual natureRead more