Updating workflow instances using an update map

One of the really important new features in Windows Workflow Foundation 4.5 is the capability to version workflows and workflow instances. You get to choose what you want to do, either keep running existing instances with their original workflow definition or upgrade them to the latest workflow definition.   What should you do, upgrade exiting instances or run multiple definitions side by side? Both the upgrade to latest and keep running with the original definition make sense in different scenarios. If you find a bug in your workflow definition the update scenario is probably what you are looking for. However … Continue reading Updating workflow instances using an update map

Matthijs Hoekstra over Visual Studio 2012 en ontwikkelen voor Windows 8

In deze podcast spreekt Maurice de Beijer met Matthijs Hoekstra. Ze zijn aanwezig op de Visual Studio 2012 launch bij Info Support in Veenendaal en hebben het over het ontwikkelen voor Windows 8 met behulp van Visual Studio 2012. Links: Blog:    http://blogs.microsoft.nl/blogs/mhoekstra/default.aspx Twitter: https://twitter.com/mahoekst XAML Spy: http://xamlspy.com/ Met dank aan onze sponsor RedGate.

Visual Studio 2012 and NuGet packages

  Last year I wrote about installing missing NuGet packages and Visual Studio projects. That works well but it does require using a command line version of NuGet.   It turns out that this has become a lot easier in VS2012 and is supported natively from within Visual Studio.   Enabling support The first step is to enable the feature as it is disabled by default. This setting lives under Options -> Package Manager -> General.   Restoring missing packages from a VS2012 solution Assuming you have to restore missing packages for a solution the first thing is to enable … Continue reading Visual Studio 2012 and NuGet packages