Microsoft 6462A: Visual Studio 2008: Windows Workflow Foundation

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Pré-requisitos
Before attending this course, students should have intermediate experience developing applications by using previous versions of Microsoft Visual Studio at level 200.

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About this Course
Elements of this syllabus are subject to change.
This two-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to build and configure a Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) solution.
Audience Profile
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.
At Course Completion
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

Course Outline
Module 1: Creating and Hosting Workflows
This module explains how to create and host Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) workflows.
Lessons
Overview of Windows Workflow Foundation
Creating Sequential Workflows
Creating State Machine Workflows
Modifying Workflows at Runtime
Lab : Creating and Hosting Workflows
Creating and hosting a simple sequential workflow
Passing parameters into a workflow
Creating a state machine workflow
Hosting the state machine workflow
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Explain Windows Workflow Foundation concepts and features.
Create sequential workflows.
Create state machine workflows.
Modify workflows at run time.
Module 2: Applying Conditions and Rules
This module explains how to apply conditions and rules in a workflow.
Lessons
Implementing Flow Control
Defining and Executing Rule Sets
Forward Chaining of Rules
Changing Rules at Run Time
Lab : Applying Conditions and Rules
Making Decisions
Performing Iteration
Defining Policies
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Implement conditional branching in a workflow.
Define and execute rule sets.
Forward chain rules.
Change rules at run time.
Module 3: Communicating with Workflows
This module explains how to communicate between workflows, host processes, and services.
Lessons
Calling Methods on the Host Process
Handling Events from the Host Process
Consuming Services from a Workflow
Publishing a Workflow as a Service
Lab : Communicating with Workflows
Invoking a Method on the Host Process
Handling Events from the Host Process
Consuming Services from a Workflow
Publishing a Workflow as a Service
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Call methods on the host process.
Handle events from the host process.
Consume services from a workflow.
Publish a workflow as a service.
Module 4: Creating and Configuring Custom Activities
This module explains how to create and configure custom activities.
Lessons
Creating Custom Activities
Creating Custom Composite Activities
Customizing Activity Serialization
Defining Custom Activity Layout
Lab : Creating and Configuring Custom Activities
Creating a Custom Activity
Validating a Custom Activity
Developing a Custom Activity Designer
Creating a Custom Composite Activity
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Create a custom activity.
Create a custom composite activity.
Define custom activity layout.
Customize activity serialization.
Module 5: Creating and Managing Runtime Services
This module explains how to create and manage runtime services.
Lessons
Creating a Custom Runtime Service
Hydrating and Dehydrating Workflows
Monitoring Workflows
Tracking Workflows
Lab : Creating and Managing Runtime Services
Creating a Custom Runtime Service
Hydrating and Dehydrating Workflows
Monitoring Workflows
Tracking Workflows
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Create a custom runtime service.
Hydrate and dehydrate workflows.
Monitor workflows.
Track workflows.
Module 6: Managing Faults, Cancellations, Transactions, and Compensations
This module explains how to manage faults, cancellations, transactions, and compensations in a workflow.
Lessons
Handling Faults
Handling Cancellations
Creating and Managing Transactions
Creating and Handling Compensations
Lab : Managing Faults, Transactions, and Compensations
Handling Faults
Implementing Transactional Behavior
Implementing Compensation Behavior
After completing this module, students will be able to:
Handle faults in a workflow.
Handle cancellations in a workflow.
Create and manage transactions in a workflow.
Create and handle compensations.