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Power Apps at Build Developer Virtual Conference, 2020

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We hope everyone is well as we continue pushing forward during these challenging times. On Tuesday, May 19th, Microsoft started broadcasting its annual Build Developer Conference virtually. Hopefully you had the chance to register, but if not, you can still register during the conference. The Power Platform has several sessions that a including rebroadcasting of “Accelerating enterprise app development with Power Platform”. The sessions below show how pro developers can harness the capabilities of a no-code/low-code platform to rapidly create applications and work with citizen developers to accelerate an organizations development efforts. For a more complete view of sessions for the entire Power Platform, please visit Microsoft Build here. We can’t wait to see what you build!

REBROADCAST: Empowering every developer, with Satya Nadella

Speaker: Satya Nadella

In this time of uncertainty, developers will play a central role in reimagining the world we live in and accelerating our path to recovery.

REBROADCAST: Azure: Invent with Purpose

Speakers: Scott Guthrie, Julia White, Donovan Brown, Jeff Hollan, Rohan Kumar, Amanda Silver

Microsoft is unique in the industry and provides the world’s most comprehensive developer toolkit and platform to support developers in their journey to build amazing cloud apps with Azure.

REBROADCAST: Accelerating enterprise app development with Power Platform

Speakers: James Phillips, Charles Lamanna, Kim Manis, Julie Strauss

Join James Phillips to see how the Power Platform complements existing development tools, radically accelerating application development. This custom list of Microsoft Learn modules was built to complement the content in the session.

Accelerating Developers with the Microsoft Power Platform

Speakers: Charles Lamanna, Arun Ulag

The Microsoft Power Platform is an industry leading low-code development platform. However, Power Platform is also rich with capabilities enabling greater speed and effectiveness for pro developers. In this session, we’ll focus on the variety of Pro Developer features available in the Power Platform, and how Pro Developers can harness these capabilities to rapidly create applications. We will also discuss the unique ability of the Power Platform to support a deep synergy between Pro Developers and Citizen Developers who can more easily work together to accelerate an organization’s development efforts.

Building Azure Apps using the Common Data Service

Speaker: Marc Mercuri

In this session, we’ll discuss why to use the Common Data Service for building business apps, vs starting from scratch. From there, we’ll dig into how you can use the Common Data Service as a part of your Azure application – we’ll be digging into core CDS capabilities, as well as dive into the CDS APIs and SDKs.

Amplify your pro developer skills with the Power Platform

Speakers: Pierce Boggan, Julie Strauss

Are you a pro developer wondering what Power Apps can do for you? Join us to learn how you can use our rich extensibility model, to deliver Azure based building blocks accelerating the digital transformation efforts in your organization.

Mixed Reality in Power Apps

Speakers: Michael O’Connor, Ken Oien

Power Apps recently released a new set of features that allow citizen developers to incorporate Mixed Reality experiences into their apps with little to no code required. Experiences like placing 3D objects of your products in a room or taking measurements to see if they will fit. Come to see what’s possible and bring questions!

Learn Studio Session: Build your own Power App Components

Speaker: Cassie Breviu

Microsoft Learn Studio Sessions are designed to be interactive and hands on. To ensure everyone attending has the best experience, these sessions have limited capacity. But don’t worry, they are being recorded and will be available on demand. Learn Studio Session rooms will open 10 minutes early for anyone needing prerequisite set up support.

Build apps for Teams with low-code/no-code tools

Speakers: Loki Meyburg, Efesa Origbo

Build apps for Teams with tools for every developer project – from Power Platform, to Visual Studio, to the command line.

Accelerating Developers with the Microsoft Power Platform

Speakers: Charles Lamanna, Dona Sarkar

The Microsoft Power Platform is an industry leading low-code development platform. However, Power Platform is also rich with capabilities enabling greater speed and effectiveness for pro developers.

Hack4Good: Quick Apps for your Code

Speakers: Amy Boyd; Microsoft, Chris Huntingford; Microsoft, Alison Mulligan; Maximus IT, Keith Whatling; QUANITQ

See solutions created during the Hack4Good Hackathon from 3 perspectives: citizen developer, functional consultant & professional developer. Providing amazing platforms for developers of all types.

Ask the Team: Power Platform

Speakers: Ryan Cunningham, Stephen Siciliano

Community Connections experience – What are developers doing with low code? Come ask the team who build and manage Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Virtual Agents.

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) on the Power Platform

Speakers: Casey Burke, Shan McArthur

Want to extend Cloud Native Apps with low code UI without giving up on familiar tools? No Problem! With the new Power Platform Build Tools, integrated with Azure DevOps you will enjoy a fully automatable DevOps process.

Low code, no code, more power – Power Platform

Speakers: Phantip Kokilanon, Haimantika Mitra, Justin Yoo

Power Platform is a boon to all those developers who have a lot in their mind but are unable to put that into use. We will see how we can use the Power Platform to quickly leverage our ideas into action. View this session on the MyBuild home page.

Australia highlights Horizon & Power Platform keynotes

Speakers: Rick Clau, Sonia Cuf, Aaron Powell

Join Aaron Powell and Sonia Cuff for the keynote reactions and highlights. View this session on the MyBuild home page.

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