Visual Studio 2005 extensions for .NET Framework 3.0 (Windows Workflow Foundation)

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Provides developers with support for building workflow-enabled applications using Windows Workflow Foundation.
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    Visual Studio 2005 Extensions for Windows Workflow Foundation (EN).exe

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    6.5 MB

      Note: This version of Visual Studio 2005 extensions for .NET Framework 3.0 (Windows Workflow Foundation) requires the final released version of Windows Workflow Foundation Runtime Components, Microsoft Windows Vista, or the .NET Framework 3.0 Runtime Components.

      Windows Workflow Foundation is the programming model, engine, and tools for quickly building workflow-enabled applications on Windows. It consists of a Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 namespace (System.Workflow), an in-process workflow engine, and designers for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005.

      You can read more about scenarios for which Windows Workflow Foundation is suited and an introduction to the technology on the Workflow MSDN DevCenter here.

      Important Notes
      • The Visual Studio 2005 Extensions for Windows Workflow Foundation are required for customers who are designing workflows in Visual Studio 2005.

      • Installation Guide

      • Visual Studio Extensions - Release Notes

      • To review key changes in Windows Workflow Foundation from Beta 2.2 to this release see the Key Changes doc here.

      • The Windows SDK includes content for application development with the APIs in Windows Vista, including the .NET Framework 3.0 technologies: .NET Framework 2.0, Windows® Presentation Foundation, Windows® Communications Foundation, and Windows® Workflow Foundation. Microsoft® Windows® Software Development Kit (SDK) may be downloaded here or viewed online here.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP

      • Required Visual Studio Version:for installation of Visual Studio 2005 Extensions for Windows Workflow Foundation. The Express Edition of Visual Studio 2005 is not compatible with this download.
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