In this episode I'll show you an experimental API prototype I created which allows you to invoke a workflow as a task using System.Threading.Task. The benefit of doing this is you get a much simpler API for using WorkflowApplication. This API is included in the latest release of Microsoft.Activ.
TPL Dataflow (TDF), System.Threading.Tasks.Dataflow,builds upon the foundational layer for asynchronous and concurrent programming using Tasks provided in TPL in .NET 4. TDF is a complementary set of primitives to those delivered in TPL in .NET 4, addressing additional scenarios beyond those dire.
Several years ago I climbed a high mountain to meet a guru atop. He promised that if I would spend months studying his ways that one day I too would become a threading master. I would learn the ways of threads, thread pools, the mutex, the semaphore and lock. I would one day learn to avoid the dr.