6462 Visual Studio 2008 Connected Systems: Windows Workflow Foundation

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers
Training overview
2 days
Next start date: Contact for info. - United States of America

Course description

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to build and configure a Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) solution.

Course Outline

Creating and Hosting Workflows

  • Overview of Windows Workflow Foundation
  • Creating Sequential Workflows
  • Creating State Machine Workflows
  • Modifying Workflows at Runtime

Applying Conditions and Rules

  • Implementing Flow Control
  • Defining and Executing Rule Sets
  • Forward Chaining of Rules
  • Changing Rules at Run Time

Communicating with Workflows

  • Calling Methods on the Host Process
  • Handling Events from the Host Process
  • Consuming Services from a Workflow
  • Publishing a Workflow as a Service

Creating and Configuring Custom Activities

  • Creating Custom Activities
  • Creating Custom Composite Activities
  • Customizing Activity Serialization
  • Defining Custom Activity Layout

Creating and Managing Runtime Services

  • Creating a Custom Runtime Service
  • Hydrating and Dehydrating Workflows
  • Monitoring Workflows
  • Tracking Workflows

Managing Faults, Cancellations, Transactions, and Compensations

  • Handling Faults
  • Handling Cancellations
  • Creating and Managing Transactions
  • Creating and Handling Compensations

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Explain Windows Workflow Foundation concepts and features
- Create sequential workflows
- Create state machine workflows
- Modify workflows at run time
- Implement conditional branching in a workflow
- Define and execute rule sets
- Forward chain rules
- Change rules at run time
- Call methods on the host process
- Handle events from the host process
- Consume services from a workflow
- Publish a workflow as a service
- Create a custom activity
- Create a custom composite activity
- Define custom activity layout
- Customize activity serialization
- Create a custom runtime service
- Hydrate and dehydrate workflows
- Monitor workflows
- Track workflows
- Handle faults in a workflow
- Handle cancellations in a workflow
- Create and manage transactions in a workflow
- Create and handle compensations

Who should attend?

This course is intended for application developers who know how to create applications in Visual Studio 2005 or 2008. The course does not require previous experience creating workflow-based solutions.

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