This chapter introduces you to the individual components of Windows Workflow Foundation at a high level. (Subsequent chapters dig into further detail on each topic.) This chapter also discusses a few areas of interest related to the Windows Workflow Foundation platform, such as extensibility and other technologies that affect workflow - for example, BizTalk and SharePoint.
Topics covered in this chapter include the following:
Components of Windows Workflow Foundation
Windows Workflow characteristics
Windows Workflow and other technologies