Implementing a Custom Workflow Action in Visual Studio
In this lab, you will use Visual Studio 2010 to create a custom workflow action that will get executed when a workflow is completed. You will deploy the custom workflow action to SharePoint Online and integrate it into the Non-Standard Business Purchase Request workflow.
Lab Time: 30 minutes.
Lab Folder: C:\%Office365TrainingKit%\Labs\3.2.
Lab Overview: Building automated workflows into SharePoint Online solutions allows you to integrate a business process directly into the collaboration tools your customers use every day. The SharePoint Online platform provides an integrated way to design, develop and customize workflows while providing the right tools for each audience.
In this lab, you will use Visual Studio to implement a custom workflow action. You will integrate the custom workflow action into the Non-Standard Business Purchase Request workflow from Lab 3.1 in order to create a website once the workflow is approved. After testing the custom workflow action in SharePoint, you will deploy it to SharePoint Online and use SharePoint Designer 2010 to integrate it into the Non-Standard Business Purchase Request workflow.
You must have the following items to complete this lab: