Announcement: PowerApps International AudiencesBlog
Using a localized version of PowerApps? Anxious to share your feedback? Check out this announcement from the PowerApps International Team…
New additions to PowerApps admin center– Rename and delete environments, Admin center access to global administratorsBlog
We continue to make enhancements in the experiences to manage and administer PowerApps. Two new functionalities which we have recently added are: rename and delete an environment, and allowing Office 365/AAD Global administrators to access admin center without needing PowerApps Plan 2. Read more about these changes!
SharePoint MVP Blog – Part 1: Handling Tab Control Scenarios in PowerApps for Full Screen FormatsBlog
Inspired by our SharePoint MVPs, PowerApps Engineering Manager Carlos Aguilar Mares offers this really practical design for PowerApp business form designers looking for a “Tabbed User Interface” to save space on a wide format application. I enjoyed learning from Carlos and documenting the steps he took to make this happen. Later this week I will post a Part 2 on this topic, which will demonstrate my own tabbed UI design option that would work best for mobile phones which have less space to work with.
Embed PowerApps on SharePoint PagesBlog
We are happy to announce that, starting today, you can embed PowerApps on SharePoint pages. This post shows you how to do that.
UX Patterns: Image Slider ControlBlog
Image slider is a popular control in web and mobile apps. In our scenario, let’s imagine that we are introducing new features of an app. For that we will build an image slider with an indicator…
UX Patterns: Control PositioningBlog
During the development of your app, you might find it useful to define some helper variables that will help you layout your elements or controls within the screen. In this example, we define the…
Microsoft PowerApps, Microsoft Flow & Common Data Model related sessions at Ignite 2016Blog
List of sessions at Ignite 2016 related to PowerApps and Flow with links to video recordings and slide decks.
Support for on-premises SharePoint listsBlog
On July 8th, we announced support for connecting to your SQL on-premises data using the on-premises data gateway. We heard your feedback and today, we are excited to announce support for SharePoint…
Create a database with the latest version of the Common Data ServiceBlog
Create database with the latest version of the Common Data Service to leverage all the new exciting functionalities available with the update.
Missing media on your apps? A quick fix.Blog
If you have published apps in the last 2 weeks with media files embedded, you may have noticed some of that media went missing after publish. We have identified this as an issue and have pushed a fix to ensure this will not happen moving forward. Follow these steps to see if you were affected by the issue and quickly resolve if so.
Community Blog Highlights: December 2017Blog
Have you visited the Power Apps Community blog lately? Along with rapidly growing forums, fun and informative events, and ways to leave feedback, the Community blog is a platform for you to share ideas with your peers, industry experts, and us here at Microsoft. Now let’s look at some of the great posts from December!
App performance report – Monitor your app’s performance to optimize your end-user experienceBlog
We’re very happy to announce that the App performance report as part of PowerApps Analytics (preview) is now available for app authors in web.powerapps.com. This report gives you the ability to track…
Compliment your coworkersBlog
This fun app encourages coworkers to share job-related compliments, personalize them with custom pictures, and includes automated email notifications sent to recipients’ managers. By leveraging the power of Microsoft Graph APIs and a single excel table, the Shoutouts experience includes a rich social feed – a first for a PowerApps template!
Republish your apps to get performance improvements and additional featuresBlog
With the PowerApps platform, you can build great apps and deploy them to your end users, but sometimes you make an app and don’t update it for many months. When you open the app in the studio, it…
Learning with Mr. Dang | Common PatternsBlog
I am starting a blog series, which I’ve titled “Learning with Mr. Dang.” In the beginning, I’ll be walking through my methods for learning: what do I already know that I don’t need to re-learn? What do I do when I don’t know something? And as the name of this series suggests, over time, I will be writing about how I am exploring other capabilities in PowerApps so that you can learn at the same time as I am.
Displaying a Map using an Image Control in PowerApps and Bing Maps or Google Maps APIBlog
How to use the PowerApps Image Control and Static Maps API from Bing Maps and Google Maps to render a Map in your app.
New PowerApps Mobile apps for iOS and Android available for previewBlog
We have re-written our mobile apps from ground up to be more performant. We are close to releasing these new apps to the app store. Before we do that, we would love to have you try the beta version of PowerApps Mobile, run your apps, and provide us feedback before we release. Please use this form to sign-up for beta of PowerApps Mobile for iOS and Android: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=v4j5cvGGr0GRqy180BHbR4r077LsSCJAv8wd3qbxuRpUQ0wyMzBNVE0xTzhJVThJNjk2VVRDUzM3Ny4u
Support for multi-valued choices in formsBlog
PowerApps currently doesn’t support out of the box multi-valued fields – columns in a data source that can take zero or more of a predefined set of values. This post shows a workaround to enable this scenario, by using a group of checkbox controls to toggle the selection of the possible items.
Leveraging SharePoint Document Libraries and Calendar Lists in PowerAppsBlog
We were so excited to release a way for you to connect to Document Libraries and other list items like Task Lists and Calendars! This opens a wealth of new opportunities to app makers for enhanced business applications.
Deep Linking in PowerAppsBlog
A common scenario when building apps is to enable deep linking into specific screens within your application. In the example below, we have a catalogue of devices that you can browse, look at the…
Fun with GUIDs!Blog
For those who work with primary and foreign keys on CDS and SQL Server, we have added GUID as a first class data type. Although not common, you may want to beat the rush and start updating any formulas that use literal GUID strings.
Scenario 1: Track your internal support tickets within Finance and OperationsBlog
Track your internal support tickets within Finance and Operations
Return an Array from Flow to PowerApps (Response Method)Blog
This blog post is a second part in a series on how to “Return an array from Flow to PowerApps.” It will cover a much more efficient solution: the “Request – Response” method. Inside flow, using the action of the same name, you will be able to return arrays of any shape and size to PowerApps. To make the most use of this capability, we will be applying the solution to executing a SQL query.
PowerApps Spring UpdateBlog
Today, we’re excited to announce our next big step forward: we’re bringing PowerApps together with the platform that powers Dynamics 365.
Webinar on leveraging Microsoft PowerApps and Microsoft Flow to get the most out of your dataBlog
Microsoft PowerBI provides insights into your data, helping bring it to life. With PowerApps and Flow you can now also take actions on that data. PowerApps is a service for building and using custom business apps that connect to your data and work across the web and mobile – without the time and expense of custom software development. Microsoft Flow is a service for business users and specialists to work smarter by automating processes across applications and services that are used every day.