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PowerApps Spring Update

Today, we’re excited to announce our next big step forward: we’re bringing PowerApps together with the platform that powers Dynamics 365.

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Implementing Role Based Security In Your PowerApps App

Many times, you may want to make certain features or screens of your apps available only to the authorized people in your organization. For example, make Admin capabilities available only to the users who belong to an Active Directory Group “Product Admins” or make some management views available to users belonging to the Active Directory Group “Managers”. In this blog post, I’ll show you how you can find out the Active Directory group membership of any user and accordingly make decision to show/ hide certain features.

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New! "Friday Functions" series helps you to master formulas!

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!

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Deprecating the Entity form control (experimental feature) for Common Data Service

Several months ago we released the Entity Form control as an experimental feature. The Entity Form control was aimed at helping app authors quickly and easily add forms to apps without having to build them from scratch. A huge thanks to all of you for trying out the control in various scenarios. Based on all the great feedback we received from you, we diligently worked to incorporate the features of the Entity Form control in other commonly used PowerApps controls, namely the Gallery, Data table, Display form and Edit form control.

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UX Patterns:Custom Slider

In a previous blog, I showed how to use a gallery to create a more complex control such as the accordion control.  In this example, I will show how you can build a completely different slider…

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