A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013

A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013
A Practical Guide to SharePoint 2013 - Book by Saifullah Shafiq

Saturday, September 12, 2009

SPD workflows session @ SharePoint Saturday NY (My retweets)

Retweets: RT @keith #spsnyc #sharepoint Alerts can be combined with workflows or used out of the box for a simple workflow. RT @keith #spsnyc #sharepoint SPD can allow dynamic URL's in the E-mail body instead of loooong links RT @keith #spsnyc #sharepoint Use the logfiles in SPD to troubleshoot errors. Enable in the workflow RT @keith #spsnyc #sharepoint http://spdactivities.codepl... RT @keith #spsnyc #sharepoint Codeplex has many custom workflows to improve SPD out of the box RT @keith #spsnyc #sharepoint Triggering workflows from approvals can cause problems with status RT @keith #spsnyc #sharepoint SPD allows a better product especially with E-mail notifications. RT @keith #spsnyc #sharepoint SPD pitfalls: nested conditions (if) Space Characters in the URL, Approvals and w/fs dont always work together RT @keith #spsnyc #sharepoint Pitfalls, Difficult to change list Workflows Front End Empty Field values Cannot copy and paste between steps RT @keith #spsnyc #sharepoint WF Should not be haphazard, No such thing as a simple workflow RT @keith #spsnyc #sharepoint SPD is for the Power user not business user. IT needs to govern the workflows and have a policy and ownership RT @keith #spsnyc #sharepoint OUt of the Box SPD Workflows Custom Development in VS or third party (K2) RT @keith #spsnyc #sharepointInformal Process=Informal results Workflows formalize a process RT @keith #spsnyc #sharepointWhen does SPD run out of gas? Need to look at complexity of workflows in large organizations RT @gvaro @scottsingleton: #spsnyc #sharepoint element manifest files (content types, list definitions, etc.) RT @gvaro @scottsingleton: #spsnyc #sharepoint The Element Manifest file is the real meat and potatoes of a feature. RT @gvaro @scottsingleton: #spsnyc #sharepoint Only thing a manifest file does, is tell SharePoint where the files go (the WSP manifest). RT @gvaro @scottsingleton: #spsnyc #sharepoint .webpart files can support more than 1 web part definition per file RT @gvaro @scottsingleton: #spsnyc #sharepoint .DWP file is '03 version .WebPart is an ASP.NET web part definition file RT @gvaro @scottsingleton: DWPFiles region - defines web part definitions file. (.dwp, .webpart)