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Defining default values for complex SharePoint types in forms

PowerApps connecting to SharePoint allows you to build complex scenarios without having to customize the formulas, however there are times when you have specific business rules that need to be addressed. We noticed a few questions that appeared in the community on how to set default values new items in forms, especially complex SharePoint columns like Choice, Lookup and Person, so this post will show how you can do that.

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Learning with Mr. Dang | Common Patterns

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.

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Comment your PowerApps code!

We are happy to announce the formula commenting feature for PowerApps. Have you ever inspected a PowerApps formula and wondered just what the author was trying to accomplish? Or, maybe you’ve…

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Building Power BI reports for the Common Data Service for Apps

In the May update of Power BI desktop, we are excited to see the release of the new Power BI connector for the Common Data Service for Apps. The CDS for Apps Power BI connector allows you to connect directly to your entities and build compelling reports and dashboards, and share them with users on Power BI online and mobile apps.

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