Saturday, June 01, 2013 4:46:00 PM
After many moons, I finally decided to sit down and automate some work that I regulary did manually. One of the steps required a url to be encoded so I could post it to another site.
There's no action in Nintex Workflow to encode a url this way,... read more
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 2:32:00 PM
Nintex Workflow comes with a Create Site Collection action. In most scenarios, that would be sufficient. But there are occassions where you need to it be a little more dynamic.
In the current action, the Template property of this action is a drop ... read more
Monday, March 25, 2013 8:30:00 AM
Here are some common User Defined Actions you may come across a need for. I'm keeping this post short and sweet, as it's just to provde the User Defined Action files and they are fairly straight forward.
1. Get First Date of the Next Month
2. Get ... read more
Wednesday, January 09, 2013 2:50:00 PM
There are probably numerous ways of getting a list of Site Admins.
I found one way would be to call the SiteData.asmx web service, provided in SharePoint. More specifically, the GetSite web method. When looking at calling a web method in a web... read more
Sunday, November 04, 2012 8:59:00 AM
Nintex Workflow comes with a concept called Safe Looping, which is enabled by default.
Safe Looping was created to protect the SharePoint environment from a workflow which goes into a infinite loop and inadvertantly affects the SharePoint... read more
Monday, October 08, 2012 5:25:00 PM
The Create Site action in Nintex Workflow is a great action and you can create a site based off a site template. The Site Template can be selected at design time. But there are certain situations where you don't know the template at design... read more
Monday, October 08, 2012 4:51:00 PM
When you have a large number of items in a list and you need to query them, sometimes querying the whole lot using the Query List action is not the best practice. Depending on the number of items, you could potentially get a timeout on the workflow... read more
Sunday, September 30, 2012 8:10:00 PM
On a recent project I worked on, I came up with a few reusable pieces of Workflow logic that I built into User Defined Actions. The original task was to design workflows whose important components were build around bank interest rates, savings and... read more
Sunday, July 22, 2012 9:26:00 AM
There is an interesting control that you can use in Nintex Forms called the Repeating Section. It gives users who are filling in the form, the ability to dynamically add extra entries.
One example of this, would be a dynamic Annual Leave request... read more
Saturday, March 17, 2012 11:13:00 PM
For a mini-project I'm working on, I had a need to convert a number to it's binary format.
From those that don't know what that means, it's converting a numerical value into it's 1's and 0's version.
1 = 1
2 = 10
3 = 11
100 = 1100100
Feel ... read more