General availability of “Improve data source experience and Common Data Service views”Blog
GA of the Improved data experience
Power Apps Top 10: innovation areas that are reshaping app developmentBlog
As we open Microsoft’s annual Ignite conference, it’s a good time to reflect on the factors that have propelled the staggering momentum behind Power Apps, and share some details of what the future looks like as the service matures. Whether you’re a seasoned #PowerAddict or just starting out with the platform, here’s the definitive “top 10” list of major innovation areas and trends to watch as Power Apps scales across organizations globally.
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.
Introducing the Relevance Search APIBlog
Introducing the Relevance Search API for Common Data Service (CDS) environments. This provides access to exciting new search capabilities in environments with Relevance Search enabled.
Troubleshoot Forms in a Model Driven AppBlog
You can now troubleshoot forms in model driven apps using the new monitoring tool.
Power BI embedded as system dashboard in model-driven apps (preview)Blog
Announcing the public preview of Power BI embedded as a system dashboard in the Power Apps model-driven app.
Empowering Low-Code App Development at Team Rubicon with Microsoft Power AppsBlog
Today, I’m excited to share with you one such example from Team Rubicon which helps communities with disaster recovery. Team Rubicon sits at the intersection of military veterans, technology, and medical professionals and first responders, leveraging the unique attributes of each, to help people prepare, recover, and respond during crises. Team Rubicon is using Power Apps and the Microsoft ecosystem to create elegant solutions which address some of their fundamental business challenges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Introducing PowerApps admin centerBlog
Enterprises use PowerApps to create business apps involving data and other resources that are critical for the enterprise and need to be restricted to a specific audience. An admin role is critical…
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…
How to upload images from the camera control to Azure blob storageBlog
This article explains how to create a Azure API App which takes in an image file, stores it on a Azure blob storage account and returns the URL of the image. This API can then be called from any application including PowerApps.
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
Common Data Model [CDM] sample app templates (Previous version)Blog
CDM sample apps
Auto-generate thumbnails using an Azure Function and Azure Blob StorageBlog
Now that you can use the Azure Blob Storage connector inside of your canvas PowerApp, you can leverage the advanced capabilities of Azure functions inside of your Azure blob storage. A common…
World Cup 2018 Prediction Game with PowerAppsBlog
If you are a soccer fan then this blog is for you. With the world cup kicking off in just a week, I thought I would share a fun app that you can deploy within your organization to get your colleagues…
Upload files from PowerApps using the Azure Blob Storage connectorBlog
One of the more common request we have seen from customers is that they want to use PowerApps and use Azure Blob storage to store their media files. So far, this has not been possible out of the box –…
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…
New Capabilities for Testing Model-Driven AppsBlog
We are excited to announce several key enhancements and updates to automated testing capabilities for Dynamics 365 and model-driven standalone PowerApps. With this release we are providing…
Building Power BI reports for the Common Data Service for AppsBlog
In the May update of Power BI desktop, we are excited to see the release of the new Power BI connector for the Common Data Service for Apps. The CDS for Apps Power BI connector allows you to connect directly to your entities and build compelling reports and dashboards, and share them with users on Power BI online and mobile apps.