(WF4) Survey–have you customized FlowDecision?

Today I was involved in a playful discussion about what would we do different about Workflow Designer if we could, and the question of ‘what do customers want?’ came up. I think there’s a lot that can change, but one of the ideas I can’t stay away from is improving Flowchart. For instance, searching the…


(WF4, Toolbox) Updating the WF4 Toolbox Icon FAQ (for Rehosting and Custom Activities)

Introit – call it whatever, but today I’m recycling an old post. And I have one more little confession. When I started writing a new rehosted app today, I found out my old toolbox FAQ was fairly useless. It was even getting to the point where someone had to post this in the forum: “I…


The Workflow 4.0 Custom Activity Icon (and Toolbox Icon) FAQ

[Update: This FAQ is outdated and has be rewritten and reposted here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/tilovell/archive/2011/08/12/wf4-toolbox-updating-the-wf4-toolbox-icon-faq-for-rehosting-and-custom-activities.aspx I’m leaving the original comments here.]


Reacting to ViewState Changes … and finally using AttachedPropertiesService

(The series: This makes Part 7 of a series of posts on flowchart-like freeform layout activity designers, [Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3 – Part 4 – Part 5 – Part 6 – Part 7 ]) Continuing the series about CanvasActivityDesigner and ICompositeView, I’ll focus on an important idea – writing designers which can react to…