K2 blackpearl® is built on the Microsoft .NET 3.0 platform to create a comprehensive platform for designing, building and deploying Business Process Applications (BPAs). Both .NET 3.0 and K2 blackpearl support a new approach to application development - simplifying the process of delivering business applications. K2 blackpearl leverages the core technologies of .NET 3.0 - Windows Workflow Foundation, Windows Communications Foundation, and Windows Presentation Foundation - to provide context rich tools bringing together business and technical experts, enabling them to create true business solutions. This paper reviews the .NET 3.0 technologies, the way K2 blackpearl uses them, and how the synergy between K2 blackpearl and .NET 3.0 can be exploited to create customized solutions.

Published on January 8, 2008