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Windows Workflow Foundation for VS 2008

Posted By:      Posted Date: May 22, 2011    Points: 0   Category :JavaScript/VBScript

Hi Experts,

i found a link in visual studio gallery about "Hands On Lab: Introduction to Windows Workflow Foundation (WF4)"


I love this tutorial, its very complete step by step and provide the video training as well, but it required VS 2010 SP1

Is there any tutorial that have hands on lab for introduction to WWF in VS 2008 ?

Currently i'm working with VS 2008 with .Net Framework version 3.5 SP1.

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