Nintex Workflow - Random Number UDA
Sticking with the No-Code standard, I really wanted an out of the box Nintex Workflow User Defined Action that would generate me a random number. Some of you may have seen a previous post I did which connected to SQL server to do it. But that... read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 8:44:00 AM
Nintex Workflow - Calculate Half the Size of a Collection UDA
Calculating the size of a Nintex Workflow collection variable is not hard to do. There is a Collection Operation action and it can be configured to do a Count on a collection variable and store the result in a Number variable. To get half of that... read more
Thursday, April 17, 2014 10:43:00 AM
Nintex Workflow - Workflows on Surveys
Some of you may have noticed that SharePoint doesn't give you the option to start workflows on Surveys.
The workaround is to have a scheduled workflow that periodically checks for new survey responses. Designing that into a Nintex Workflow is... read more
Monday, February 24, 2014 7:43:00 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
Sunday, November 4, 2012 8:59:00 AM
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
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 those that haven't seen this, I wrote a post about a Smart Workflow. It was a workflow that utilized a State Machine and various states, to keep track of what it had done last. Then, if you happen to terminate the workflow and restart it, it... read more
Friday, June 8, 2012 7:25:00 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
Verbose Logging is a feature that is fairly new and is slowly being picked up by the masses. Where as before, workflow designers would use the Log in the History List action to log all the information they wanted to see for debugging, now they can... read more
Sunday, February 5, 2012 10:25:00 PM