Making Swiss Cheese Look Good, or Designers for ActivityAction in WF4

In my last post, I covered using ActivityAction in order to provide a schematized callback, or hole, for the consumers of your activity to supply.  What I didn’t cover, and what I intend to here, is how to create a designer for that. If you’ve been following along, or have written a few designers using…

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Emitting the mc:Ignorable Instruction In Your WF4 XAML

Frequent forum guest Notre posed this question to the forums the other day noting that the XAML being produced from ActivityXamlServices.CreateBuilderWriter() was slightly different than the XAML being output from WorkflowDesigner.Save().  The reason for this stems from the fact that WorkflowDesigner leverages an additional internal type (which derives from XamlXmlWriter) in order to attach the…

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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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Types, Metatypes and Bears, Oh my!

***** UPDATE: Please see this post for how these features and functionality work in Beta2 *****   image courtesy of flickr user chodhound This post comes about after a little conversation on the forums where I was talking about using the xaml stack save and load objects. Here’s what I said: Bob  (it’s a little…

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