Windows Workflow Foundation

WWF is going to be the worflow engine for windows. It basically allows you to declarativly stitch together application logic into worflows. Not only does it support your typical ‘Biztalk style’ sequential workflow types but it also allows you to build state machine type workflows. You can either write them in code or…. wait for it….. you can declare them in XAML (though it’s called XOML in the current drop). What this means is you could potentially stictch together a whole application out of components in just XML. Avalon would form the UI and WWF could be used to provide a state based execution engine. Slap a nice GUI UI around it and you’ve got a high productivity app builder that any old BA can use.


I wonder if the likes of K2 have a future?

Comment posted by Shaun
at 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM

A link to a good article explaining the relationship between SourceCode and WWF.

September, 2005 4:20 PM (

Comment posted by ashman857
at 1/1/0001 12:00:00 AM

Aparantly they we were part of the TAP since day one, and showed a new version of their product at the PDC already running on winWF. It willl hook into all the new server systems supporting winWF.

September, 2005 5:57 AM (


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