How to: Create a Workflow
Workflows can be constructed from built-in activities as well as from custom activities. This topics in this section step through creating a workflow that uses both built-in activities such as the Flowchart activity, and the custom activities from the previous How to: Create an Activity topic. The workflow models a number guessing game. Only one of the topics in this section is required to complete the tutorial; you should pick the style that interests you and follow that step. However, you may complete all of the topics if desired.
|Each topic in the Getting Started tutorial depends on the previous topics. To complete this topic, you must first complete How to: Create an Activity.|
|To download a completed version of the tutorial, see Windows Workflow Foundation (WF4) - Getting Started Tutorial.|
In This Section
- How to: Create a Sequential Workflow
- Describes how to create a sequential workflow using the Sequence activity.
- How to: Create a Flowchart Workflow
- Describes how to create a flowchart workflow using the Flowchart activity.
- How to: Create a State Machine Workflow
Describes how to create a state machine workflow using the StateMachine activity.
Note: State machine functionality in Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) was introduced as part of the Update 4.0.1 for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (KB2478063). To create state machine workflow applications in Visual Studio 2010, the Update 4.0.1 for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 – Design-time Package for Visual Studio 2010 SP1 (KB2495593) is required. For more information and instructions on how to download and configure these updates, see Update 4.0.1 for Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Features.
Other ResourcesWindows Workflow Foundation Programming
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