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Missing media on your apps? A quick fix.

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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 2017

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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!

Learning with Mr. Dang | Common Patterns

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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.

Compliment your coworkers

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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!

Return an Array from Flow to PowerApps (Response Method)

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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.

App usage report – Monitor how many users are using your app within your organization

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Need an easy way to monitor how many users are using your app within your organization? Introducing the preview of the App Usage report.

Leveraging SharePoint Document Libraries and Calendar Lists in PowerApps

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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 PowerApps

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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…

Support for on-premises SharePoint lists

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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…

Webinar on leveraging Microsoft PowerApps and Microsoft Flow to get the most out of your data

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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.

Embed PowerApps on SharePoint Pages

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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: Control Positioning

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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…

UX Patterns: Image Slider Control

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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…

Announcing General Availability (GA) for In-app notifications in Model-driven apps

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We are happy to announce that the in-app notifications feature has reached General Availability (GA). 

See what’s new for Power Apps at the Microsoft Business Applications Launch Event

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We’re excited to invite you to the Microsoft Business Applications Launch Event on April 6. Register now for your first look at hundreds of new features, enhancements, and innovations to transform your business into a more agile, customer-centric organization.

Power Apps brings collaboration to center stage with 3 big announcements

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As we kick off the first ever Microsoft Power Platform Conference to a sold-out crowd buzzing with energy, the power of a thriving and collaborative low code community has never been clearer. Our major product announcements today reflect that truth. We’re excited to share three important new ways to collaborate – whether you’re building an app together with a team, looking for help inside your company, or taking Teams itself to the next level as a collaborative workplace.

New version of Power Platform Build Tools and a Feature packed update of Power Platform CLI

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We are happy to announce a new version of the Power Platform Build Tools (Azure DevOps tasks) and our monthly update to Power Platform CLI. Read on for significant new features coming this month, including: Power Platform Build Tools: Now based on Power Platform CLI New CLI command to assign user New CLI command to […]

Boost maker productivity inside Dataverse using formula columns!

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Boost your productivity inside Dataverse using formula columns!

Announcing monthly channel for model-driven apps

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Today we are launching Release Channels for model-driven apps in public and sovereign clouds. Release channels provide more choice for adopting new features in model driven apps and Dynamics 365 apps.  Rather than only being able to receive updates twice a year during the wave releases, you can choose some or all users to receive more frequent updates through monthly channel.

Direct Power Fx Dataverse actions support now in preview

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We are excited to announce direct access to Dataverse actions in Power Fx formulas as Preview feature (default on.) As a part of the Power Fx language, authors can now directly invoke a Dataverse action within a formula. A new Power Fx ‘Environment’ language object that authors can add to their app enables access to […]

Integrating Microsoft Sentinel and Power Platform to better monitor and protect your low-code solutions

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Microsoft Power Platform admins can monitor certain types of security vulnerabilities using the static analysis tools and reports provided in the platform. Having an early and more holistic threat detection and the ability to apply preventative guardrails is crucial to enable frictionless productivity while minimizing cyber risk.

What’s new: Power Apps May 2023 Feature Update

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Welcome to the Power Apps monthly feature update! We will use this blog to share a summary of product, community, and learning updates from throughout the month so you can access it in one easy place. A variety of new and highly anticipated features are now available which we are very excited to share for Copilot, Tenant Isolation and the new device preview for makers.

Key ALM updates

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This blog will cover several recent improvements for application and environment lifecycle management as well as a glimpse into our ALM roadmap. If you haven’t already, now is the time to adopt solutions and an ALM strategy!

Power Apps 2021 Wave 1 Preview Release is now available

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The Power Apps release wave 1 for 2021 is available for you to enable in your environment ahead of the April rollout.  We have a number of new features that will modernize your end users model-driven app experiences.

March 2021 Power Apps Community Call: Responsive Dataverse Apps, Application Lifecycle Management and AI document tagging

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For the March community call we are happy to announce Reza will be delivering his: Responsive Dataverse for Teams Power Apps session. In addition, we have two additional topics “You” indicated wanting to see more of: Application Lifecycle Management and Artificial Intelligence using AI Buiilder. For March we have two of our Power CAT super stars: Phil Topness and Michael Ochs walk through how to get started with Application Life Cycle Management for Power Platform. Uday Adhikari will then walk through how to Use AI Builder to do document tagging in Power Apps.