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Craig Walker | 02 Apr 2008 | 1 comment

If only all decisions were this easy. A decision tree! Can I get one at the garden store? The purpose of this tutorial is to create a basic project using a decision tree which takes in two numbers and compare them.

Prerequisites: None

Objective: To create a project which utilizes the a basic decision tree to compare two numbers.

Estimated time to complete: 15-20 minutes

Step 1: Create a New Project

To begin, create a new Decision Only project. The Decision Only project can be selected from the main page when you first run Workflow Designer.

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Craig Walker | 25 Mar 2008 | 0 comments

It's important know where your stuff is. Then it's easier to find. And move.

The purpose of this tutorial is to deploy a project to the local hard drive so it can be easily ported to another computer or location.

Prerequisites: A pre-existing Decision Only project.

Objective: To learn how to deploy a project locally, as opposed to remotely.

Estimated time to complete: 15 minutes

Step 1: Open an Existing Decision Only Project

To begin, open the project which will be deployed to your local hard drive:

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Craig Walker | 25 Mar 2008 | 4 comments

You can't avoid 'em - interactions. Everywhere you go you interact with others. This might not help your social life but it will help! In this tutorial, the reader should learn the common interactions of projects with web data protocols.

Prerequisites: A preexisting XML file.

Objective: Create a project which allows the user to enter data into an XML file.

Estimated time to complete: 15-20 minutes

Step 1: Create a New Project

Create a new Decision Only project at the main screen of Workflow Designer:

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Craig Walker | 24 Mar 2008 | 0 comments

Here's another nuggett in the Workflow Designer goldmine. This tutorial will open doors to wealth untold... or possibly teach you how to create a new Monitoring project and set the input parameters. My bet is on the latter.

Prerequisites: None

Objective: To learn how to set the input parameters.

Estimated time to complete: 10 minutes

Step 1: Create a new Monitoring project.

Step 2: In the Project Info window click on the Input Data node and click the Add button. Then input the ...

Craig Walker | 21 Mar 2008 | 0 comments

How many times have you asked yourself, "What is going on with my data?" OK, maybe not too often, but you do need to keep track of that pesky data in your database. This tutorial will show you how to keep an eye on things. Get out your No. 2 pencil and prepare to begin.

Prerequisites: A pre-existing SQL database.

Objective: To learn how to use the Embedded Monitoring Model component.

Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes

Step 1: Create a new Monitoring Project

To begin, open the project which will be deployed to your local hard drive:

Craig Walker | 20 Mar 2008 | 0 comments

Choices, choices, choices! Fries or onion rings? Paper or plastic? The decisions are easy when you've got lots of information to work with. This tutorial shows you how to create a new Decision Only project and set variables to the parameters.

Prerequisites: None

Objective: To learn to select variables.

Estimated time to complete: 15 minutes

Step 1: Create a new Decision Only project. Set up the Input Data as shown below:

Step 2: Drag and drop the AddValues component from the Components...

Craig Walker | 19 Mar 2008 | 1 comment

Sometimes you just need to take a break. Get away from it all. The purpose of this tutorial is to learn how to create a project which can be paused and resumed at will.

Prerequisites: None

Objective: To learn the Pause Execution WorkFlow component and its features.

Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes

Step 1: Create a New Project

Create a new Workflow project:

Step 2: Create Your New Model

Drag and drop the Approval Workflow and the SelectValueWorkflow components from...

Craig Walker | 19 Mar 2008 | 0 comments

So many options, so many things to consider. It makes your head spin. Want to wrap them all up in a neat little package? Here's a box and some twine. Get wrapping!

The purpose of this tutorial is to specify the output data variables for a project, so the project is able to return data successfully to the user.

Prerequisites: None

Objectives: To begin understanding the use of output data variables in projects.

Estimated time to complete: 10 minutes

Step 1: Create a New Project

Create a new Decision Only project. You can create a new Decision Only project by selecting Decision Only in the main screen of Workflow Designer.

Craig Walker | 18 Mar 2008 | 0 comments

Getting down to basics and starting from scratch. We're beginning at the beginning here folks. The purpose of this tutorial is to learn how to create a basic working Workflow project in Workflow Designer.

Prerequisites: None

Objective: To create a Workflow project.

Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes

Step 1: Create a New Project

To begin, create a new Workflow project. The Workflow project can be selected from the main page when you first run Workflow Designer.

Step 2: Setting Up Your Project

To create a working Workflow project, you will need input variables and output variables. This allows the project to take in data to work on.

To begin, click the Input Data entry in the Project Info box on the left-hand...

Craig Walker | 18 Mar 2008 | 6 comments

Readin', writin' and CSV files. Sounds like a good time. Create a project to make a copy of the selected CSV file using the ReadCsvFromFile component and the WriteDynamicDataToCsv component.

Prerequisite: A file saved in the CSV format. A sample can be created using Microsoft Excel.

Objective: To learn how to use the ReadCsvFromFile component, the WriteDynamicDataToCsv component and the WriteFile component.

Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes

Step 1: Create a new Decision Only project.