ShowError function changes its name to Notify as it learns some new tricksBlog
A quick note. A few months ago we introduced a new ShowError function that could display a banner error message. We heard from the community that they liked it but wished they could display…
Display names enter Preview for Canvas appsBlog
Have you noticed that when you create a custom field in the Common Data Service for Apps that all the fields are all prefixed with cr5ca_ or some other random string and spaces are stripped? …
Retain your resources and data in Trial environmentsBlog
You can retain the data, apps, and other resources from a Trial environment which expires in 30 days and import it in another environment.
Scenario 2: Collect customer feedback in SharePoint after order deliveryBlog
In today’s digital world, organizations use and work with several applications for multiple different reasons. Often, data is stored and maintained in different applications and exchange of data…
Extending Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations with PowerApps Blog SeriesBlog
Extending Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations with PowerApps
Announcing the NEW PowerApps User Group!Blog
History was made at the recent Microsoft Business Application Summit where we launched the PowerApps User Group and hosted our first PowerApps User Group meeting! It was an event to remember, opening exciting opportunities to network and expand adoption!
Themes update adds new Office themes and contrast compliant colorsBlog
Part of an apps identity, look and feel is its theme. Not only the colors that are chosen, but also where they are applied. Each design language is slightly different. The existing PowerApps standard…
Faster authoring canvas and an easier way to click and move buttons while editing appsBlog
In the latest release, we made a significant update to the way the canvas is rendered that will improve authoring performance and to better align it with the actual experience of end users. While…
Creative Apps and Design Challenge – Part 3 The Annimated Pie ChartBlog
As a last step in my creative challenge, we learn to make the animated pie chart as an app focal point. It’s really as easy as 1-2-3!
Creative Apps and Design Challenge – Part 2 – The HowBlog
It is easy to create apps that are beautiful, as well as easy to use, when you leverage PowerApps formulas alongside media components which can act as custom controls. In this blog, we’ll learn how to create a single page app that requires no typing at all to submit humidity and temperature data to a SharePoint list. This part of the app build will take around 20 minutes to complete.
Introducing Brian T Jackett: PowerApps and Microsoft Flow Social Media SampleBlog
We are happy to introduce Mr. Brian T Jackett from https://briantjackett.com . Brian is a Senior Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft specializing in SharePoint development / administration and PowerShell for over 9 years. Brian enjoys giving back to the community through giving presentations, planning and volunteering at conferences, maintaining this SharePoint/.Net centric blog, and contributing to the SharePoint Twitterverse. He also holds several Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) for SharePoint related technologies. He authored this blog to walk us through a scenario for gathering social media input and working with that data in various components. This includes Azure SQL, Azure web apps, Azure API apps, and Custom APIs.
Working with large SharePoint lists in PowerAppsBlog
Today we are happy to announce support for building apps that connect to large SharePoint lists using PowerApps, a top request from our users.
Featured Video: Office Mechanics Extensibility Options in Dynamics 365Blog
Luis Camino from the Dynamics 365 team joins Jeremy Chapman to explain high value business extensibility options for Dynamics 365 on this Office Mechanics Video.
Backup your PowerApps apps for non-CDS environmentsBlog
Looking for a way to automate backing up your PowerApps for non CDS environments? Here is a post on how, along with a good administration scenario.
Extend the power of WYSIWYG form authoring to quick create and quick view formsBlog
The new form designer now supports authoring quick create and quick view forms. All the beneficial features of the new form designer such as WYSIWYG preview, enhanced fields pane, quick-access property pane, tree view and more now extend to quick create and quick view form authoring to help enable a rich and productive experience.
Latest PowerApps update introduces the App Usage report and the new Split string functionBlog
The newest update for PowerApps (version 690) launches a preview of the ‘Usage’ report for app authors to review the usage of their apps across their organization and the ability to use a delimiter to break a text string into parts with the Split function.
New! “Friday Functions” series helps you to master formulas!Blog
Have you been craving a better understanding of formulas and functions? Have you reached out to me for help and asked for tutorials too? Well, ask and you will receive! The new Friday Functions Video Series is for serious PowerAppers like myself that want to become ninjas at using functions and formulas!
PowerApps Q2 update: the ‘power user’s dream’ that is transforming business processes across industriesBlog
Microsoft PowerApps continues to gain momentum as the platform of choice for rapidly developing business applications. Here is a round-up of the key new advancements in the last quarter.
Upgrade your previous version Common Data Service database, apps, and flowsBlog
Learn how to upgrade your previous version Common Data Service (CDS) database along with any canvas apps and flows that depend on it to the new CDS for Apps database. Or, delete your previous version CDS database and create a new empty CDS for Apps database.
New licensing options for PowerApps and Microsoft Flow standalone paid plansBlog
We’ve seen tremendous growth in the usage of PowerApps and Flow over the course of the past year. Just as we’ve been rolling out new features in response to user input, we’re also listening to input about how to license and implement premium capabilities. In response to these needs, we’re pleased to announce two new plans that we will be introducing later this year: a PowerApps per app plan and a Flow per business process plan.
PowerApps ISV Studio is now available for public previewBlog
Dynamics and PowerApps ISVs can now see a consolidated view of your published Dynamics Customer Engagement apps with cross tenant application insights to monitor and support your apps. You can see your install base, tenants that tried and failed to install your app and your package versions across tenants and environments.
Island Council of Tenerife organizes community events using the Power PlatformBlog
Look at how the Insular Management for Sport, Culture and Leisure (IDECO), a company of the Island Council of Tenerife, the governing body for the Canary Islands, is using PowerApps for Ansina, their program of sociocultural dynamization and social intervention tailored towards the elderly.
Guest Blog: Build Custom API on Microsoft Flow and PowerApps with AuthenticationBlog
Guest blog post from Tsuyoshi Matsuzaki, where he shows us how to build an use a custom api and the authentication with Azure AD and Google account
Performance, Refresh button, ForAll, and multiple field lookupsBlog
Release 2.0.531 is bursting at the seams with fresh improvements and new functionality. We’ll cover a few of the bigger items here, with the full list on the What’s New page. Performance…
Common Data Model [CDM] sample app templates (Previous version)Blog
CDM sample apps