There are several guides in this section, but a common starting path through them consists of the following steps
Follow the Getting Started guide which shows you how to use the prebuilt applications to create and deploy a Task using Data Flow.
This gives you a quick feel for how to use the Dashboard to create a stream, deploy it, and look at the logs.
Develop your own Task with Spring Cloud Task, deploy it manually to a platform, and dive into what is happening on the platform.
Take the Task application just developed and register it with Data Flow and then deploy it to the platform.