Looking to learn Windows Workflow Foundation

A nice offer by the AppDev folks: Get your free CD-ROM or download now… Get up to 3 hours of AppDev training FREE! Your free training module is taken directly from one of our award-winning courses, and features step-by-step presentations and code walkthroughs by industry experts, plus hands-on lab exercises, sample code, printable courseware and…


Windows Server 2008 Developer Training Kit (Beta 3)

The Windows Server 2008 Developer Training Kit includes a set of hands-on-labs and presentations for technologies such as IIS7, Management, WCF, WF, Windows CardSpace, Windows PowerShell, Virtualization and the Transactional File System (TxF). The content was originally created by Microsoft’s Developer & Platform Evangelism group as part of the Windows Server 2008 Touchdown training activities….


Hands-on Labs for Windows® Workflow Foundation in C# and VB.NET

Windows Workflow Foundation is the programming model, engine and tools for quickly building workflow enabled applications on Windows. This download is a set of 10 Hands-on Labs for Windows Workflow Foundation in C# and VB.NET versions. These labs are suitable for a .NET developer with 6 months experience who wants to learn about Windows Workflow…


Windows Workflow Foundation Web Workflow Approvals Starter Kit

This starter kit is a Visual Studio 2005 project that demonstrates using Windows Workflow Foundation for simple task oriented workflow in an ASP.NET web application in a minimal number of lines of code. A workflow model is used to automate work order requests at a small example company. It includes three pre-defined roles which each…



By definition the Web Service Description Language (WSDL) is the XML based document that describes a Web Service. It specifies the location of the service and the operation or methods the service exposes. One of the nice features of both WCF and ASMX services is that you don’t have to understand the inner workings of…


Integrating Windows Workflow Foundation and Windows Communication Foundation

A great article! One of the biggest requests that we here is the integration of these two technologies! http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb266709.aspx This new article and sample provide a great demo and example code for using WF and WCF together for building workflow-enabled services.


Research help Needed

Microsoft is conducting a global research piece to help get a better understanding of:              How .NET is perceived today – its’ strengths & weaknesses              How we can best position & communicate .NET tin the marketplace (both now & in the future)              How we can make the way we talk about .NET to…


.NET Framework 3 Resource DVD

Looking for some great content on the Framework 3.0? Check out the CD that we have just made available. The DVD is available for shipping and handling. A short description – Contains 32 and 64 bit versions of .NET Framework 3.0. Also contains session recordings on .NET Framework 3.0 from TechEd US 2006 and more…


Windows Workflow Foundation Sample Integrating WF and WCF

One of the things that I often get asked about is the integration of WCF and WF. In case you aren’t aware we just posted a sample for Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) that shows how to use Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) for messaging. This sample contains some great sample code for Windows Workflow Foundation showing…


Introducing the <DataContract>

As we have seen in previous articles. Creating a Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) service begins with annotating the class with a <ServiceContract> attribute and an <OperationContract> for each exposed operation. The design of WCF uses these attributes to expose the service endpoints and to determine the mapping of incoming and outgoing data between the worlds…