Using Windows Workflow Foundation in all applications can be a good idea?

Is it a good idea use WF for all application sizes? From more simple to more complex applications, considering that all applications follow a workflow, even in most of cases the workflow be implicit?


No, Workflow Foundation is not going to be useful for every single application that you build. You're going to have to measure the benefits and costs against your project on a case by case basis to determine if it would be viable. This is really going to be the case for anything you consider using.

While every application, in a sense, has a workflow, Workflow Foundation is a heavy framework, especially for simple workflows that are easily defined, and should only be used when you need to put a significant amount of effort in defining what the workflows of you application are. Time:2009-06-24 Views:1

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