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Introduction to Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) for C#

WF-200 (4 Days)
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Windows Workflow Foundation Training Overview

This Introduction to Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) for C# training teaches attendees the essentials of WF programming as well as the systematic treatment of the major features of WF, including the Built-In Activity Library. Students learn primitive and control flow, alternatives to hosting workflows, how to create custom activities, debugging techniques, error handling, and much more.

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Windows Workflow Foundation Training Objectives

  • Understand the concept of workflow and the architecture of WF
  • Implement workflow applications using WF
  • Use standard activities from the Built-In Activity Library
  • Implement custom activities for workflow applications
  • Provide hosting for workflow applications
  • Implement persistence in workflow applications
  • Implement and consume workflow services
  • Debug workflow applications
  • Handle errors and perform compensation in workflow applications

Windows Workflow Foundation Training Outline

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Introduction
Workflow Foundation Conceptual Overview
  • What is Workflow?
  • Windows Workflow Foundation
  • Workflows
  • Activities
  • A Workflow Business Scenario
  • Workflow Foundation 3
  • Workflow Foundation 4
  • Workflow Foundation 4.5
Getting Started with WF 4.5
  • Visual Studio Workflow Projects
  • Workflows in Code
  • Workflows in XAML
  • Workflow Designer
  • Sequence
  • Assign
  • Variables, Arguments and Expressions
  • WriteLine
  • Control Flow
Primitive and Control Flow Activities
  • InvokeMethod
  • Workflow Variables
  • Delay
  • Parallel
  • If
  • While and DoWhile
  • Switch
Custom Activities
  • Why Custom Activities?
  • Arguments
  • Activity Class Hierarchy
  • CodeActivity
  • Composing Activities
Workflow Hosting
  • WorkflowInvoker
  • WorkflowApplication
  • WorkflowApplication Delegates
  • Canceling and Aborting a Workflow
  • Terminating a Workflow
  • Workflows in a Windows Application
  • Workflows in ASP.NET
Collection and Parallel Activities
  • Collection Activities
  • ForEach
  • ParallelForEach
  • AsyncActivity
More about Custom Activities
  • Waiting for Input
  • Bookmarks
  • NativeActivity
  • Pick
Flowchart and State Machine
  • Flowcharts
  • Flowchart Activity Designers
  • State Machines
  • States and Transitions
  • State Machine Activity Designers
  • Threading Issues
Persistence
  • Long-lived Workflows
  • Persistence and Bookmarks
  • Persistence Store in SQL Server
  • PersistableIdle Event
  • Unloading and Loading
  • Serializing Instance Identification
Workflow Services
  • What is WCF?
  • Address, Binding and Contract
  • Workflow Services
  • Messaging Activities
  • Exposing a Workflow as a Service
  • Calling a Service from a Workflow
  • Multiple Operations
Debugging and Error Handling
  • Breakpoints in Activities
  • Handling Exceptions in the Host
  • Handling Exceptions in the Workflow
  • Transactions
  • Compensation
Conclusion
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Course Number:

WF-200

Duration:

4 Days

Prerequisites:

Students must have programming experience in C# and the .NET Framework and be familiar with the Visual Studio development environment.

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Visual Studio 2017 or later (Community Edition is fine) with LocalDB
  • Windows 7, 8.1, 10, or later
  • At least 8GB RAM and at least 10GB of free disk space after installation of Visual Studio
  • Related lab files that Accelebrate provides

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