Custom e-mail content in a SingleTask activity in SharePoint 2013 Workflows

When creating a SharePoint 2013 workflow in Visual Studio 2013 you might want to assign a task to a person involved in the workflow. This can easily be done by using the built-in SingleTask activity. Here is an example of such an activity:

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SharePoint REST API – getting user information from list item field

If you are using the SharePoint REST API to fetch list items, you might need to present the user information in a user field of the list item. If you for example have a Task List and want to present the Assigned To field, you will need to build the REST Query in a certain way. Consider doing the following REST query:

http://company.dev/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Tasks')/items

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