[UiPath] Setting up a Power BI Custom Connector for UiPath Data Service

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate – Senior. UiPath Data Service has become a sophisticated way to encapsulate data and information used in automation solutions within the UiPath platform without needing to invest in additional infrastructure. The power that data enables which ties everything together is the ability to integrate and visualise the available data. For this,Continue reading “[UiPath] Setting up a Power BI Custom Connector for UiPath Data Service”

[UiPath] Creating a UiPath Data Services Entity Record From UiPath Studio

Level of Difficulty: Junior – Senior. I recently started playing with integrating UiPath Apps, UiPath Data Services and UiPath Storage Buckets into my automations. It has been a tremendous amount of fun to see it all come together and how it all gels together. I had a few challenges creating records in UiPath Data ServicesContinue reading “[UiPath] Creating a UiPath Data Services Entity Record From UiPath Studio”

[UiPath] Task Capture Good Practices

Level of Difficulty: Junior – Senior. UiPath Task Capture is a tool that exists within the UiPath product offering. It has been tagged as a “Prepare Automation” type tool which assists in mapping out a process in terms of process steps, screenshots, actions and descriptions. The UiPath Task Capture Document can be exported as aContinue reading “[UiPath] Task Capture Good Practices”

[UiPath] Preparing for the UiPath Advanced RPA Developer (UiARD) Certification Exam

Level of Difficulty: Junior – Senior. Since writing the UiPath Advanced RPA Developer (UiARD) Certification Exam, I have received many questions about and requests for assistance with preparing for the exam. So I’ve decided to detail an approach that worked for me. Some background context – the first time I wrote the certification over aContinue reading “[UiPath] Preparing for the UiPath Advanced RPA Developer (UiARD) Certification Exam”

[UiPath] Uploading Files to UiPath Storage Buckets

Level of Difficulty: Junior – Senior. I recently started playing with integrating UiPath Apps, UiPath Data Services and UiPath Storage Buckets into my automations. It has been a tremendous amount of fun to see it all come together and how it all gels together. One of my biggest frustrations, however, was getting my file uploadsContinue reading “[UiPath] Uploading Files to UiPath Storage Buckets”

[RPA] Publishing Test Cases From UiPath Studio to UiPath Test Manager

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate – Senior. This post assumes that the background information and pre-work has already been done. The pre-work mainly refers to the understanding of the business problem, the identification of test cases and unit tests as well as the development of the test cases and unit tests. A two-part series was releasedContinue reading “[RPA] Publishing Test Cases From UiPath Studio to UiPath Test Manager”

[Automation] Starting a K2 Workflow from UiPath

Level of Difficulty: Beginner – Senior. UiPath has written an activity (UiPath.K2.Activities) that starts a K2 workflow. It seems quite simple at first; the only input properties that it expects are the service URL, username, password and workflow ID. It was ideal for what I was trying to achieve, until it wouldn’t load my workflowsContinue reading “[Automation] Starting a K2 Workflow from UiPath”

[Automation] Working with SQL transactions in UiPath

Level of Difficulty: Beginner – Senior. When working with databases, the use of transactions is a very healthy habit to get used to. It will save you from those update or delete statements without a where clause that cannot be undone (especially in prod… Imagine…). UiPath presents the Start Transaction activity which claims to doContinue reading “[Automation] Working with SQL transactions in UiPath”

[Automation] A Comparison Between UiPath and Power Automate

Level of Difficulty: Beginner – Senior. Automation is becoming a hot topic in conversations about the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) and fifth industrial revolution (5IR). Automation is referred to as the use of technology to replace human labour or even work alongside people in some way, leading to some sort of benefits (or saving) ofContinue reading “[Automation] A Comparison Between UiPath and Power Automate”

[RPA] Getting Started With UiPath Insights Cloud

Level of Difficulty: Beginner. UiPath Insights is an RPA analytics solution that enables your business to track, measure, and manage the performance of your entire automation program. UiPath Insights can be used with a cloud orchestrator or a stand-alone orchestrator. If you have a stand-alone orchestrator, you can follow this guide to set up UiPathContinue reading “[RPA] Getting Started With UiPath Insights Cloud”