Glenn Block digs into workflow properties

Check Glenn’s post on implementing WF properties:


ArcCast Windows Workflow Foundation Talk with Ron Jacobs

Matt Winkler and I recorded an ArcCast discussion with Ron Jacobs recently. Published on Skyscrapr Published on Channel 9 Shoot over to Matt’s blog where he tells the story of why we sound so well rehearsed on this recording. I had to go check on to learn the meaning of the word ‘extemporaneously’. OED says…


New WF Book – K. Scott Allen

K. Scott Allen has written a book to publish this month, but not quite yet, on Windows Workflow Foundation. Can’t wait to see it.


Learn about workflow in Windows SharePoint Services version 3

Windows SharePoint Services version 3 is a useful option for a host for building workflows on Windows Workflow Foundation. They implement a host and their own persistence service and tracking service which are aligned with the SharePoint data store. There’s a whitepaper available describing both Windows SharePoint Services and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server. My friend Ian Morrish…


Windows Workflow Foundation and Visual Basic .NET

The Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) runtime supports all CLS compliant programming languages. The Visual Studio 2005 extensions for WF are only provided for C# and Visual Basic .NET. It’s easy to find C# samples to get started. Here’s some pointers to samples for getting started with Windows Workflow Foundation in Visual Basic .NET. Hands on Labs in…


Momentum is building for workflow-enabled software

Previously I’ve posted about customers engaging with the WF TAP program. TAP is Technology Adoption Program and it was a program that we started for a small select group of customers when WF wasn’t even named. I’ve posted about Six Microsoft products that are using or planning to use WF. I’ve also posted about the…


How can I use WF within an XBAP?

Over the past few weeks I’ve had a few people ask about how to use WF in an XBAP project. I wanted to share the results of the conversations. It’s pretty interesting using XAML for UI and XAML for business logic in one application. WF allows for developing business logic declaratively as XAML and XBAP…


Check out the

Francesco Lomonaco has created a great new reference site for .NET Framework 3.0 technologies. There are links to a wide variety of .NET Framework 3.0 resources and Francesco has created this brief introductory video for the .NET Framework 3.0 version. Check it out.


Windows Workflow Foundation used for Compute Cluster Server

Here’s a project that’s somewhat unique and is a really interesting use of Windows Workflow Foundation. It involves using WF to coordinate work items in Microsoft Compute Cluster Server which are then executed on the cluster. Marc Holmes worked on it and has written it up, there’s also a video that describes it a little…