Nintex Workflow - RSS Parsing
RSS or Rich Site Summary has been around for many years now. It's still used now as a way to summarize and distribute new updates to sites, and present news.
Since RSS is a simple XML format, parsing that data isn't really that hard. It can be... read more
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 8:00:00 AM
In the past, I've been asked for the best way to have an approval form where some more information will be required from the approver.
Rather than InfoPath (which I've generally had headaches with) or developing a custom form in C# to... read more
Sunday, April 7, 2013 8:56:00 AM
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
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
With the abilty to query multiple values from an XML document or a SharePoint List using Nintex Workflow actions, a number of people have come to me and asked for a nice way to iterate through each collection and get corresponding values from each... read more
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 12:53:00 AM
This scenario has come across my table a few times.
I want to know all the workflows that are currently in progress in my Site Collection. I may need to terminate them. Or I may need to terminate and restart them.
If you have Nintex Workflow... read more
Friday, March 2, 2012 10:03:00 PM
The out of the box variable types in Nintex Workflow are great, and they are perfect in almost all situations. But there are times I've had a need for something more. This is an example of a situatoin where I felt I needed something like a... read more
Friday, March 2, 2012 7:24:00 PM
I have list of Employee/Manager pairs. If you see the screenshot of the list below, you can see that there are 4 employees, and you can see that there is a chain, going from : Vadim Tabakman -> Fred Smith -> John Wayne -> Mary Roberts -> ... read more
Monday, February 6, 2012 7:12:00 PM
How would you go about automating copying all folders and their files from one Document Library to another using Nintex Workflow? SharePoint exposes 2 web services that help us here. The Lists and Copy web services. The Lists web service lets us... read more
Sunday, February 5, 2012 10:12:00 PM