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Pro WF: Windows Workflow in .NET 4 by Bruce Bukovics

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One of the most important capabilities of Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) is the ability to persist workflow instances (save and reload them at a later time). Without persistence, the lifetime of your workflows is limited. When the host application is shut down, any workflow instances simply cease to exist. Without workflow persistence, the development of long-running workflow applications would be difficult, if not completely impossible.

The chapter begins with an overview of the workflow persistence support in WF. The discussion includes information on how to enable persistence when you are using the WorkflowApplication class to host your ...

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