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PowerApps for pros: develop faster with low code

As we open Microsoft Build 2019 this week, the Power Platform is a hot topic for software developers. That’s right: low-code has arrived as an important new capability in any professional developer’s toolkit. We’ve doubled down our efforts to ensure a “no cliffs” experience in PowerApps, allowing pros to augment the speed of low-code development …

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January 2019 updates for Microsoft PowerApps

The team has been busy the last month shipping new features and fixes for you.  You can view the weekly release information here https://aka.ms/PAWeeklyReleaseNotes .  Check the release table, by region, to find out when these features and fixes will be available.   Canvas-app delegation of aggregate functions in Common Data Service for Apps In canvas apps, …

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Digital Transformation @ SNCF (French national railway company)

SNCF operates France’s national rail service and is a global leader in passenger and freight transport services. With 270,000 employees spread across 120 countries, it aims to become the benchmark for mobility and logistics solutions in France and worldwide. SNCF is a great partner for Microsoft and a good example of how a large company …

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Introducing canvas components

I am very excited to announce that canvas components are now available in production as an experimental feature! Canvas components make it easier to build reusable controls, such as navigation menus and dialogs. The ‘master’ / ‘instance’ behavior makes it easy to reuse them as building blocks inside the app or shared between apps. Why components? …

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PowerShell scripts to discover and manage specific features in the Power Platform

As the number of users, apps and flows in a tenant grows, it can be hard to manage what connections are being used by which apps and flows. Use the PowerShell scripts below, which are built with the PowerApps and Flow Administration module, to discover which PowerApps and Flows use specific features like custom connectors/APIs, …

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Power Platform World Tour in Silicon Valley, CA on February 19-20th

Learn about the latest Power Platform innovations straight from the source and transform the way you use do business by attending the Power Platform World Tour in Silicon Valley, CA on February 19-20. You’ll learn how to bring your company through the digital transformation by gaining new understandings of your data and deepening your knowledge …

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More Regular Expressions for Canvas apps

For regular readers of this blog, you may recall a blog post by Carlos Figueira on working with SQL server time values.  In it, Carlos used the Mid, Find, Substitute, and other functions to parse an ISO 8601 duration string such as “PT2H1M39S” which represents 2 hours, 1 minute, and 39 seconds. Carlos’ solution works great …

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On-premises data gateway management in the Power platform admin center

We are excited to launch the public preview of the Data Gateway feature on the Power platform admin center; This feature provides tenant admins with visibility into all On-premises data gateways within their organization and also management capabilities. On-premises data gateway Once you log in as a tenant admin, click on Data Gateway on the …

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