Prepare Development Machine for Workflow Manager

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If you want to develop workflows for Workflow Manager, you do not have to necessarily install the full Service Bus and Workflow Manager server on development box. You can do this, but it is not required. To prepare you box go to this official download page: and download Client and Tools packages described below:

Workflow Client package:

Core Assemblies and API for Workflow Manager client applications including associated components Visual Studio 2012 tools.
Note that after installing of this package, no full VS support is installed. That means you will not have activity designer in VS toolbox.

Workflow Manager Tools for Visual Studio 2012
Provides the Visual Studio activity designers including SharePoint support, debugging and expression translation for Workflow Manager.

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Posted Feb 14 2013, 08:00 AM by Damir Dobric is a .Net Community Blog powered by daenet GmbH.