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Power Fx coming to Model-driven Power Apps, Dataverse, and more

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Announcing Power Fx integration with Model-driven Power Apps commanding and Dataverse calculated columns and rollups. We have also partnered with Acumatica to evaluate how Power Fx can be leveraged with the low code/no code experience they offer to their customers. And finally we have an update on our planned open source architecture.

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Add your canvas apps to Microsoft Teams

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In Nov’19, we introduced a way to add your canvas apps to Microsoft Teams. Since we added this capability, we’ve seen several of you take advantage of it to bring personal productivity apps to Teams. Starting this week, we’re simplifying this experience further by eliminating the need to download the app manifest.

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2021 Power Apps demo extravaganza open for submissions May 10

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“Demo Extravaganza” is an incredibly fun community event where the contributors submits samples, community votes on which samples they want to see more of and have the top three authors show how their sample were built, best practices employed and challenges they overcame! If you want to participate here are the key dates! Entries start – May 10th Finalist voting starts – June 1st Finalist voting ends – June 30th Application Finals / Winner Announced – July 21st Component Finals demonstrate -August 18th

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Better together: introducing Custom Pages and the Modern App Designer

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Today at the Microsoft Business Applications Summit, we’re showing off a big step forward for the unification of the platform. Bring the full flexibility of the Power Apps canvas – from unlimited UX control to hundreds of data sources – directly into model-driven applications as a custom page using the new App Designer.

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April 2021 Power Apps Community Call: persistent apps in Teams tabs, custom functions libraries and gestalt design principles

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The April Power Apps community call will be covering: ‘Make your Power Apps sessions persistent when switching Teams tabs!’. Power Apps custom Functions Library and Rory Neary will deliver the final technical session on Make your Power Apps user experience awesome with Gestalt design principles. When: March 17, 2021 8AM Pacific Time Where: https://aka.ms/powerappscall-join

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Announcing data source environment variables

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Today we’re excited to announce a vast new set of capabilities that provide enterprise grade application lifecycle management for the data sources used within canvas apps and cloud flows. Environment variables are now natively built into authoring experiences across canvas apps and flows as well as solution and solution import experiences. We’ve also added several new API’s to simplify working with environment variables in code and within automated ALM pipelines. 

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