Wednesday, September 20, 2017

How to create workflow independent constants in WFA

If you're working with WFA for some time, you'll probably be using Constants.  And you should ! The problem is that constants are part of your workflow.  If you're a bit of a good developer, you should develop for re-usability and that also means that certain parameters should be externalized.  Settings like customer information (dns servers, domain names, etc...) are a perfect fit for an externalized constant. 

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

WFA Docs generator 2.0

A new WFA Doc generator with most features you'll want :

  • No need for installing Word
  • Creates documents for :
    • Workflows
    • Commands
    • Scheme's, dictionaries & datasources
  • Exports Dar files (optionally)

WFA workflow - Install PSExcel and PSWord

When you want to work with Excel and Word documents from within WFA, you either choose to install Excel and Word, or, way better, you choose for the PowerShell Modules
- PSExcel
- PSWord

This workflow will install these for you on the WFA server on the right location.  The actual source files are safely hidden in the help content of the workflow.