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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Developer's Compendium: The Best of Packt for Extending SharePoint by Carl Jones

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Creating a site workflow with an initiation form

The previous recipe is a good example of a sequential workflow where there is no human interaction. If it were really dealing with a credit approval process on a credit application, this could have gone through the external applications to verify the credit history and employment history and made the decision. So to take advantage of this automation, let us create our own credit application approval system. In this recipe, we will create a site workflow to enact our credit application approval process. Since site workflows are not associated with any lists, there is no form that we can get out of the box for a user to input data and start the workflow. For this purpose, we will also incorporate ...

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