Advanced Workflow: Enabling Tricky Scenarios

My New Blog

Two things have happened which made me think I needed a second blog: My job has changed slightly so...

Author: ntalbert Date: 10/18/2006

Forum post about Persistence, IEventActivity, Transactions, and Correlation

http://forums.microsoft.com/MSDN/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=488698&SiteID=1&mode=1 There was a...

Author: ntalbert Date: 06/19/2006

Passivation (Dehydration, Unloading) Policy

Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) ships with two out of box modes of passivation (also referred to as...

Author: ntalbert Date: 05/19/2006

ASP.NET and DefaultWorkflowSchedulerService

QUESTION: Can I use DefaultWorkflowSchedulerService instead of ManualWorkflowSchedulerService in my...

Author: ntalbert Date: 04/25/2006

Spawned Contexts - Replicator, While, State, EventHandlers, and CAG

Ever wonder why this.delayActivity1.TimeoutDuration sometimes doesn't change the timeout duration?...

Author: ntalbert Date: 03/21/2006

Workflows and Transactions

QUESTION: How do I get access to a transaction inside my workflow? ANSWER: First of all, this post...

Author: ntalbert Date: 03/01/2006

Clean up your Created Workflows

QUESTION: What happens to a workflow instance I've created but never started? ANSWER: Calling...

Author: ntalbert Date: 03/01/2006

Replicator Tips and Tricks

Here are a few tips and tricks for using the ReplicatorActivity successfully. It is a powerful...

Author: ntalbert Date: 02/23/2006

Parallelism in Windows Workflow Foundation (WF)

QUESTION: Does a ParallelActivity start one thread for each branch? How many threads will it use for...

Author: ntalbert Date: 02/23/2006

ActivityExecutionStatus.Faulting

QUESTION: Can I return ActivityExecutionStatus.Faulting from a signal method to "fault" the...

Author: ntalbert Date: 02/22/2006

Activity "Lifetime" Methods

QUESTION: How do I manage resources (like sockets) which are held by an activity? ANSWER:...

Author: ntalbert Date: 02/22/2006

Any Questions?

Is there anything about Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) that you would like to know and feel is an...

Author: ntalbert Date: 02/22/2006

Introduction

The purpose of this blog is to provide public answers to the Windows Workflow Foundation questions...

Author: ntalbert Date: 02/22/2006