Source code files for Canvas apps

Imagine using GitHub and Visual Studio Code with the text formulas of a Canvas app.  Teams can collaborate on apps: they can work on private branches, diff changes, create pull requests for review, and merge into master. We are very pleased to announce the experimental release of a tool that enables these modern miracles.  It is but the first step as we make application lifecycle management easier for formulas and Canvas apps.

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Connect with the Microsoft Power Platform ALM Team at the Kansas City User Group January 14

Join the Power Platform Application License Management (ALM) team members for a session on the best tactics implementing Power Platform ALM processes and highlight the all-new Power Platform ALM Starter Kit. An open-source project built by the Power Customer Advisory Team (CAT) to accelerate your ability to get started with productively perform ALM using the Power Platform. Where: https://aka.ms/KansasCityPPUG When: Thu, January 14, 2021 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST

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Announcing the new solution import experience with connections and environment variables

Today we’re excited to announce a broad set of new ALM capabilities for importing solutions. In addition to these modern new interfaces, now you can establish connections as well as set values for environment variables.  We’re also excited to announce that environment variables are now generally available. Together, these features address some of the largest application lifecycle management problems facing the Power Platform.

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Power Apps at Build Developer Virtual Conference, 2020

The Power Platform has several sessions at the Build Developer Virtual Conference including rebroadcasting of “Accelerating enterprise app development with Power Platform”. The sessions included in this post show how professional developers can harness the capabilities of a no-code/low-code platform to rapidly create applications and work with citizen developers to accelerate an organizations development efforts. 

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