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InfoPath New Tool
Qdabra releases qRules v6.1!
Free qRules v6.1 trial is available.
CreateSharePointFolder: allows creating a folder in a SharePoint list or library.
ExportView: uses InfoPath's built-in functionality to render the current view as a file and save it to a local drive
InfoPath New Books
"Using Microsoft InfoPath 2010 with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Step by Step" [Paperback, 2011] Authors: Darvish Shadravan, Laura Rogers
Introduction to InfoPath
Microsoft Office Support: Find content about InfoPath 2010 and 2013 MSDN: No-code solutions using SharePoint 2013 Composites
Qdabra Software weekly free webinar: registration, or watch recorded videos
Find useful resources for your InfoPath development needs here: InfoPath Dev Resources
Free download on InfoPath Templates by InfoPathDev also available.
SharePoint Designer 2010
Office Enterprise 2007 Trial Version
Visual Studio Express Edition
Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office Second Edition
Visual Studio 2005 Tools Office Second Edition (Runtime)
.NET Framework 3.0
Visual Studio 2005 extensions for .NET Framework 3.0 (Windows Workflow Foundation) InfoPath 2003
Microsoft Visual Studio Express Edition
InfoPath 2003 Toolkit for Visual Studio .NET
InfoPath 2003 Software Development Kit (SDK)
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