What is InfoPath - Microsoft Office Infopath 2007 or 2003?
Infopath can use to design a browser-compatible form template and publish it to a server that is running infopath form services. Users can then fill out forms that are based on your form template in a web browser or on a mobile device. In addition, Infopath Forms services provides a central location to store and manage form templates for your organization.
Where can I use Infopath?
What is the use of Infopath? or
Why I use Infopath?
- With InfoPath, you can simply develop Web Services "hooks" that allow data to be submitted to and retrieved from a variety of applications. Developers can use InfoPath to quickly create new, feature-rich user interfaces to those legacy applications. This process is both much faster and less expensive than the task of re-engineering the legacy application, and can result in a huge cost saving.
- You can transfer and re-use data with Infopath, as its base is XML and so its now easy to exchange data between two incompatible system.
Example of Infopath usage with asp.net application
- Building RSS Fead Reader with Infopath
- Infopath usage to send and receive data to and from webservice in .net
- Dynamic data-binding with Infopath
Core Advantage of using Infopath
- Ability to communicate between two Incompatible data format
- Browser-Compatible Form
- Broader usage scope, it gets easily integrable with other office product. example, you can easily export data to excel worksheet.
- Offline support, InfoPath forms don't have to be filled out while a user is connected to a network. Users can save forms to their computer, work on them offline, and then submit them to the corporate network when they are reconnected.
- Low cost and Fast Development
- For more on Infopath Advantage and How Infopath works with other Microsoft Office Product.
Tutorial and Training on Infopath