Update: Hosting a Workflow Service in IIS

It was January when I initially posted the steps on how to host a workflow, exposed as a WCF service, within IIS.  Since then, and more specifically, with the .Net 3.5 SP1 update, a nice feature has been added to ease this process. So what I will do here is take the same workflow service,…

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Changing the Look

I was told recently by someone reading my blog that some of my code was being cut off on the right hand side of the blog border. I’ve changed the look now to allow for easier reading. Hope this helps!

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HowTo: Create a Custom Action for an Office SharePoint Designer Workflow – Part 3

  Ok, so if you’ve been following along up to this point in grand anticipation, this is going to be a happy time for you…we now get to test our custom action. Step 1 – Create the Workflow 1. Open SPD to the site http://<yourmachineanddomain.com>/FleetCustomers by clicking File > Open Site. 2. Click on the…

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HowTo: Create a Custom Action for an Office SharePoint Designer Workflow – Part 2

So, in my last post we went through the first steps of what we need to do to create a custom action for Office SharePoint Designer (SPD).  In Part 2, we will add the necessary .ACTION file and make a modification to our web applications web.config file to get our component successfully registered and authorized….

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HowTo: Create a Custom Action for an Office SharePoint Designer Workflow – Part 1

Sorry about the long title, but I thought it may help when someone is doing a search for such a topic.  On with the show…. Invariably, if you are using Office SharePoint Designer (SPD) to create workflows, your power users are going to say ‘Hey, I really like this but I want to have an…

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Where’s my SvcTraceViewer.exe?

I decided to move into the brave new world of Windows Server 2008. My intention was to setup a new VPC image to do some testing with WCF. As I recalled from my experiments with WPF, there is an issue with XAML intellisense be disabled if you install the new Windows Server 2008 / .Net…

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HOWTO: Host a Workflow Service in IIS (the whole story)

  I started out in my attempt to figure out how to host a workflow service in IIS by looking at the following MSDN article:   How to: Host a Workflow Service in IIS http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb675264.aspx   This gave me ‘most’ of the information I needed but as is usual for me, it’s the small missing…

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