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 with Spring Cloud 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 you just developed, register it with Spring Cloud Data Flow, and then deploy it to the platform.