Deep Dive into the WF4 Designer Data Model: ModelItem and ModelProperty

In this post I published an overview of the designer architecture.  I’ll copy the picture and the description of what I want to talk about today. There are a few key components here Source In VS, this is xaml, but this represents the durable storage of the “thing” we are editing Instance This is the…

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WF4 Designer Bloggers

I wanted to put a quick note up as the team is starting to blog a little more frequently and putting some interesting content out there.  A few places to check out to hear from the folks on the team Endpoint – This is the general WF team blog, and has had some good posts…

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Types, Metatypes and Bears, Redux

I made a quick post a few months back where I tried to talk about the way the designer works and lets us design types, as well as simply configure instances of types. There were a couple of key points that I wanted to make there in that post: The workflow designer can configure instances…

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Navigating the WF4 Beta 2 Samples

Hot off the presses (and the download center) come the WF4 Beta 2 samples here.  The team has invested a lot of time into these samples and they provide a good way to get up to speed on the way a particular feature or group of features work together. Note, there are 2300 files to…

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WF4 Designer Enhancements in VS 2010 Beta 2

So, you might have heard that Beta2 has shipped.  I wanted to give a brief overview of the changes that have been made to the designer since beta1.  So, without further ado, here are my top 10 new designer features in Beta 2 New UI Expand in place Choose Toolbox Items Imports designer Text on…

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