Best Practices for Nintex Forms Development

Good day people, its long time without posting here. Starting today I promise to myself start doing it more often. Looking at my backups found some conference notes that I took while attending Nintex conference few years ago. Wanted to share these notes related to Nintex Forms Best Practices Ensure you know what the customer wants to do without a form or a workflow design, just identify what they need from the business perspective, don’t jump into Nintex right away, try to understand the business outcome first Form Design Don’t go crazy with form design, first make sure you capture … Continue reading Best Practices for Nintex Forms Development

How to display additional lookup data from another list in a Nintex Form

Let’s say that you have a lookup site column that you are using all over the place in multiple lists and sites under your site collection and you need to be able to display additional data from this important list in a Nintex form, there is a way fortunately. By adding this site column into your content type or list the Nintex Form will identify field as a lookup control automatically and by using the lookup function you can query another list in the site collection and return data from it. In this example, I have a Stores list, every … Continue reading How to display additional lookup data from another list in a Nintex Form

How to read values from query string in a Nintex Live Form

I remember when a friend that was very good at writing technical articles and blog posts told me that he didn’t had the time to do it when I asked why he doesn’t blog anymore. That’s exactly what happened to me in the last couple of months or so. I apologize in advance. Today, I want to share how you can read query string parameters using JavaScript and pass them into a Nintex Live Form controls. Set the Client ID JavaScript variable name for your text box controls you want to set with the query string values Select your text box … Continue reading How to read values from query string in a Nintex Live Form

Speaking at Nintex Inspire 2016 in Las Vegas

I am so happy to announce that I’ll be speaking at Nintex InspireX Conference co-presenting with Tom Castiglia. We will share how to use Nintex Workflow & Forms and DocuSign for automating some of the most typical Human Resources process in a company. Nintex Workflow and Docusign can work together to request and retrieve digital signed PDF files for archiving the paperwork that needs HR by law need to retain. We automated some process for our customers and we want to share our overall solution approach. Nintex InspireX will be on take place in Las Vegas, Nevada between February 22-24. In … Continue reading Speaking at Nintex Inspire 2016 in Las Vegas

A quick tale from the SharePoint support trenches

Basically, the customer had a workflow, build in SharePoint Designer 2010 that will use some of the out of the box Actions like the Pause for Duration and Send Email. The issue was that once the workflow paused for a minute it wasn’t able to resume the work, leaving the workflow always running “In Progress”. Doing some research found KB2674684 SharePoint 2010: Workflow failed to run after pause and according to the description made me remember my good old ASP.NET developer days. The bottom line is that SharePoint on premise is ultimately a Microsoft ASP.NET solution that works with multiple … Continue reading A quick tale from the SharePoint support trenches