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 8, 2012 5:25:00 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
Monday, October 8, 2012 4:51:00 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, September 30, 2012 8:10:00 PM
Nintex Forms/Workflow - Parsing Repeating Section Data
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... read more
Sunday, July 22, 2012 9:26:00 AM
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
Saturday, March 17, 2012 11:13:00 PM
Had a moment of insanity and completely forget that Nintex Workflow had a fn-Power inline function.
That, together with choosing not to write some code to make an inline function or a custom action, I decided to make a UDA that would perform a Math ... read more
Saturday, March 17, 2012 10:52:00 PM
If anyone has tried to log a big message to the Workflow History, you'll find that the some of it is truncated. This is because the message is stored in a Single Line of Text field in SharePoint. This field type has a limit to how much it can... read more
Thursday, March 15, 2012 9:39:00 PM
Nintex Workflow - Terminate Previous Instances of a Workflow
SharePoint generally won't let you run 2 instances of the same workflow on the same item. I know that Vadim, why are you telling me something that we all know??? Did you know that if you are running an instance of "WorkflowA" on an item, and you... read more
Monday, February 6, 2012 7:54:00 PM
I've noticed that in the past couple of years, I'm doing more with SharePoint web service calls from Nintex Workflow. The problem is (it's not really a problem), is that most users are a little afraid of web services. They don't really know what... read more
Monday, February 6, 2012 7:39:00 PM
Interesting title for a blog entry right?
Inline Functions in Nintex Workflow really enhance the product, without having to go to the complexity of creating a custom Nintex Workflow action. Granted, this only works with static methods that return a ... read more
Friday, December 16, 2011 10:09:00 AM