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  1. Concurrent States

    We want to support two states running concurrently. Like AcceptPayment triggers ShipBook and SendConfirmationEmail. Anybody try that yet with stateless? Thx!

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    • Create overloads to allow the guard clause to also receive the parameter triggers

      It would be nice to be able to get the parameters for the parameter trigger inside the guard clause.

      An overload for CanFire should also be provided to validate if a transition is valid with a particular parameter.

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      • Use of hierarchical states

        I was wondering if hierarchical states make sense. In the example found here https://code.google.com/p/stateless/ the state OnHold is a substate of Connected. But what does this mean? OnHold permits also the actions permitted by Connected? Not really. For instance OnHold does not support the PlaceOnHold action.

        Actually the only use I see is that the OnExit call of Connected will not be executed when call is placed on hold.

        Are the any other uses?

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        • More Code examples and documentation

          Code examples / unit tests thats cover all areas of the API.

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          • Add more detailed messages for the unhandled trigger InvalidOperationException.

            It would be nice to be able to distinguish whether an unhandled trigger InvalidOperationException was caused due to no triggerBehaviour configured or if the guard condition caused the InvalidOperationException. This would allow for easier diagnostics and more meaningful reporting of issues.

            I think this could be easily achieved by add a property similar to the PermittedTriggers, that excludes the IsGuardConditionMet checks.
            e.g. ConfiguredTriggers

            so when an InvalidOperationException occurs, you can easily tell if it was a guard that caused the failure by checking if the current trigger is in the ConfiguredTriggers.

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              • Move code to GitHub

                Move source code hosting to github so that it easier for people to fork/contribute changes to the project.

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                • Sub workflow implmentation

                  Can we handle sub workflow ? I mean if there is a sub workflow attached to specific step then how can we handle it ?

                  Or if anyone know how to do it with existing framework please tell me.

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                  • Provide hooks to allow processing at start and finish of entry/exit blocks.

                    I have a need to log the entry/exit of the OnEntry and OnExit methods. It would be usefull if the framework provided a mechanism for adding these kind of aspects.

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                    • Be proud of yourself! :)

                      Thank you! It's awesome!

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                      • Port to .NET Micro Framework 4.1

                        It would be cool to run your state machine framework on little microcontrollers!

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                        • Visual Studio 2010 Designer support

                          It will be nice to be able to design and visualise the state map using Visual Studio Designer.

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                            • sample code

                              is there sample code somewhere?

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                              • Use a DSL to generate code

                                Flit uses a Dot-like text-based DSL. I Think it would be interesting to have the same feature : http://flit.codeplex.com/wikipage?title=Dot&referringTitle=Home

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                                • Allow easy visualisation of states using yUML :)

                                  This would need to be an addin or something, but it would be nice to have a way of visualising states as a diagram. Perhaps using http://yuml.me activity diagrams (until State diagrams are implemented).

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                                  • Implementation of delays and timeouts

                                    An article or even included implementation showing how delays or timeouts can be implemented.

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                                    • All state machine execution to be persisted and later restored

                                      Would be great to persist the FSM execution somewhere automatically, then restore it later. This would be very handy for my current task of modelling an ordering system

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                                      • Data-driven state machine support

                                        The code-driven state machine functionality could be used as a kernel to drive an XML, text or database-driven state machine framework.

                                        It would be especially interesting to integrate this with Visual Studio's drawing surface support...

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