Video – Create a Workflow on a List using SharePoint Designer 2010

SharePoint Designer can be used to create powerful workflows on your site. You can create workflows on a list or library, create reusable workflows or create site based workflows. This video focuses on creating list workflows. While showing you how to create a list workflow, the various capabilities of the workflow designer environment (such as steps, conditions, actions, parallel branching, moving actions around etc) are explained so you can take full advantage of this robust environment.

Creating a Workflow on a SharePoint List or Library

* This video will be available for free until Dec 1st, 2010. It will then be returned to the Subscribers only video collection.

Check back tomorrow for a new free video on SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflows.

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Free Chapter from Real World SharePoint 2010 book

Our Real World SharePoint 2010 book is finally available now. One chapter each from 22 MVPs. That’s a lot of ‘expert’ content and hopefully will be beneficial for folks looking to get deep into SharePoint 2010 (this book is also available on the Kindle).

The chapter that I wrote in the book focused on ‘Automating Business Processes using InfoPath 2010 and SharePoint Designer 2010’. Wrox publishing has decided to make this chapter available to download for free here. Enjoy!

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The SharePoint Designer 2010 Book with all the answers

Well… hopefully all the answers :-). Our SharePoint Designer 2010 book went on sale a couple of days ago. It’s been awesome to work with Woody, Bryan and Marcy to write this book.

Only time will tell how good it does in the market. However, in my humble opinion, I think everyone who is using or planning to use SharePoint Designer 2010 should pick up a copy (and I’m honestly not saying this because 0.0001% of the book proceeds will come my way 🙂 ).

Anyway, the chapters that I contributed to the book dealt with the following subjects:

  • Workflows (fundamentals and advanced functionality – 2 chapters)
  • XSLT List and Data Views
  • InfoPath

Even though the book is called ‘Beginning’ SharePoint Designer 2010, it honestly is not only for beginners. If you are looking to start from scratch or you already have been using SPD 2007 or SPD 2010 for a while, either way it will help for sure! There is a lot of good content that we have all tried to put in this book. Some of it is not available anywhere else on the web (that I was able to find at least).

If you do happen to pick up a copy, I would like to request that if you get a chance, please write a review of it on Amazon. Appreciate it! Happy reading!

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Free SharePoint Designer 2010 videos at Office.com

SharePoint-Videos.com has contributed 5 videos to the SharePoint Designer 2010 section at Office.com. You can watch them for free by clicking on the ‘Videos’ link at the SharePoint Designer help page here: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-designer-help/

There are 10 free videos on this page. The first 5 have been created by the SharePoint Designer team at Microsoft. The last 5 are contributed by SharePoint-Videos.com. Here are the topics for the last 5:

  • Create Web Part connections using SharePoint Designer 2010
  • Get to data using Web Services in SharePoint Designer 2010
  • Configure site security using SharePoint Designer 2010
  • Customize workflow forms using InfoPath 2010
  • Publish globally reusable workflows in SharePoint Designer 2010
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Webinar recording on SharePoint Designer Workflows integration with InfoPath and Visio

A couple of weeks ago, I conducted a webinar on SharePoint Designer 2010 workflows integration with InfoPath and Visio. The recording for this is available for free right now on our site right here:

https://www.visualsp.com/sp10-creating-workflows-with-sharepoint-designer-2010-visio-2010-and-infopath-2010/

This will remain free on the site until 8/20/2010 and then it will be returned to the subscribers only area.

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