The System.Xaml.XamlObjectWriterException: Failed to create a PointCollection exception seems to happen when trying to load System.Activities.Presentation.dll / System.Activities.Core.Presentation.dll and one of their dependencies is missing. The problem can be avoided by removing the view state information from the Workflow Xaml Definition and by excluding the SAP / SAP2010 libraries from the AppDomain when instancing the Workflow, since they are not needed at runtime for the execution:
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Windows Workflow Foundation is a mature technology from the .Net Framework (full) which empowers developers to build enterprise grade workflow based products and solutions. It is easy to get started with, if offers a lot of features out of the box and it powers some of Microsoft’s key projects (Sharepoint, Azure Powershell Workflow Runbooks).
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I was a speaker at CodeCamp Timisoara, where I presented Windows Workflow Foundation. The conference took place at the West University of Timisoara.
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I was a speaker at Microsoft Summit 2015, where I presented Windows Workflow Foundation. The conference took place in Bucharest, Romania, at the Parliament Palace.
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As a presenter at Timisoara .NET Meetup #2 I thought it would be interesting to share with the local community some of my experience with a not so known technology from the .NET stack: Windows Workflow Foundation. For this purpose, I built a demo app (source code available on github) and a short introductory presentation for the topic.
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