Windows Workflow Foundation Web Workflow Approvals Starter Kit

The first of a set of starter kits for WF and WCF on the .NET Framework 3.0 has just been released. These starter kits are planned to help developers new to these technologies to get started on their first project faster. The starter kits are not supported by Microsoft but include full source code to common scenarios examples.

Windows Workflow Foundation Web Workflow Approvals Starter Kit

This starter kit is a Visual Studio 2005 project that demonstrates using Windows Workflow Foundation for simple task oriented workflow in an ASP.NET web application in a minimal number of lines of code. A workflow model is used to automate work order requests at a small example company. It includes three pre-defined roles which each play a part in the work orders creation, approval and monitoring. The starter kit may be modified for other workflow models to suit other small web based task management systems.

This starter kit can be downloaded from MSDN here. Once installed you can create a new project from the template and press F5 to start the application. This is a great way to try out workflow enabled applications yourself.

This shows the home page for a logged in user. You can see workflow instances in progress that are assigned to this users role.