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Method 'StartWorkflowOnListItem' in type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WorkflowServices.FabricWorkflowInstanceProvider'

Exception:
Method 'StartWorkflowOnListItem' in type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WorkflowServices.FabricWorkflowInstanceProvider' from assembly 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WorkflowServices, Version=15.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c' does not have an implementation.

We continuously faced a serious problem in SharePoint 2013 workflow development after installing the hotfix- KB2880998.  This hotfix causes different types of problem in Workflow Manager 1.0. 

Initially we did not identified the root cause. We thought that this was may some server related issue occurred by our last deployment in DEV server. But our Staging server also effected with the same error since we did not deployed our changes to that server. 

Closely observe the ULS logs it seems that this causes by some workflow related dll missing or corrupted. Then investigating the issue based on workflow related issue and found the following link which described the issue clearly

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Method 'Upgrade' in type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WorkflowServices.WorkflowServiceApplicationProxy'

Method 'Upgrade' in type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WorkflowServices.WorkflowServiceApplicationProxy' from assembly 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WorkflowServices, Version=15.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c' does not have an implementation.

Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code. 

Exception Details: System.TypeLoadException: Method 'Upgrade' in type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WorkflowServices.WorkflowServiceApplicationProxy' from assembly 'Microsoft.SharePoint.WorkflowServices, Version=15.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=71e9bce111e9429c' does not have an implementation.

Recently we have installed service pack-1 for SharePoint server  2013. Everything is going well but development team face the above mentioned issue during custom workflow development. 

After investigating we…
Problem:
System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.VisualStudio.SharePoint.WorkflowExtensions, Version=11.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified.
File name: 'Microsoft.VisualStudio.SharePoint.WorkflowExtensions, Version=11.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a'

Causes/Solutions:
Our team faced this exception for several scenarios in Development environment. We fixed this problem in different combination for different scenarios.

Development Environment:
Windows server 2012
Visual Studio 2012
SharePoint Server 2013,
SharePoint Workflow 2013

Cause-1:
Workflow Manager Tool was not installed.

Solution-1:
Simply installed the workflow manager tools for SharePoint Workflow 2013.

Cause-2:
Workflow Manager Tool was installed but not updated with corresponding Cumulative update.

Solution-2:
As we know SharePoint workflow is managed by Workflow Mana…