Power Summit is an upcoming live conference featuring high-level insider knowledge from Microsoft and user-produced education on how to maximize the performance of the Microsoft Power Platform, covering Power BI, PowerApps, and Microsoft Flow.
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With the PowerApps platform, you can build great apps and deploy them to your end users, but sometimes you make an app and don’t update it for many months. When you open the app in the studio, it…
Hi everyone. In our latest release, you can now automatically format your formulas! You can take all those very compact formulas, that can be very difficult to read and understand, and make them…
Nick Gill is a Training Specialist at the American Red Cross. He used the Power platform to create a supply ordering system for instructors to order the necessary supplies for their First Aid and CPR classes. This is a PowerApps real world story that includes a video testimonial from Nick and a link to his presentation at the Microsoft Business Applications Summit.
We had a great Microsoft Build this year with several sessions related to PowerApps, Microsoft Flow and Common Data Service for Apps – but if you were not able to attend in person all of our sessions are posted online to watch on-demand.
Lots of debuggers allow you to see the value of an expression simply by selecting it in the source. You’ll recognize an example immediately: Wouldn’t it be great if Canvas apps had this same facility? Imagine: Think about the implications. You don’t need to flip to the File menu and then navigate to the collection … Continue reading “Canvas debugging with Results View”
If you have spent any time in the PowerApps Community, you have probably noticed regular voices through community blog posts, events, and social media. Our MVPs are an elite group of makers who create extensible solutions, share their knowledge, and inspire. The skills and voice of our MVPs are invaluable to our community and it … Continue reading “Welcome our new PowerApps MVPs!”
If you live in Mexico or the United Kingdom you may have noticed that Canvas apps don’t quite get the international settings right. We have lacked a consistent map of languages and regions across the Studio, the web player, and the mobile players. With the release coming next week (v3.19032) we have fixed this. As … Continue reading “International region updates for Canvas apps”
Dependent drop downs, also known as “cascading drop downs” is the scenario where making one selection on a drop down filters the options available for selection on a following drop down. This is a common scenario across business forms in order to optimize the form filling out experience for the user. For example, filtering cities that … Continue reading “Configure easy dependent drop downs in PowerApps”
Partners In Health is a Boston based social justice and health care nonprofit that serves impoverished communities in 10 countries. By establishing long-term relationships with sister organizations based in settings of poverty, Partners In Health (PIH) strives to achieve two overarching goals: to bring the …
Learn how to upgrade your previous version Common Data Service (CDS) database along with any canvas apps and flows that depend on it to the new CDS for Apps database. Or, delete your previous version CDS database and create a new empty CDS for Apps database.
Read this blog post to create a sample PowerApps canvas app which uses an Azure function along with Azure Table Storage via custom connectors protected by Azure AD
Our Champs have used PowerApps in ways that are redefining their organizations, their careers, and their lives. Read about their impact–find out what makes them Champions.
Over the next two months, we’re continuing to roll out a series of deep-dive videos on the Official PowerApps YouTube channel. These videos teach a wide variety of app building concepts and provide examples from our PowerApps Office templates so you can get hands on.
Extending Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations with PowerApps
July 17th Webinar: Common Time saving PowerApps development techniques by Todd Baginski and Keith WhatlingBlog
In this month’s PowerApps Community call we will discuss and demonstrate common PowerApps development techniques.
AppSource certification readiness
App checker now includes optimization tips to help you improve the run-time performance of your apps.
The first of an industry best practices series is by PowerApps MVPs like Ike Ellis where he highlights how you can create a solution that enables a mobile sales force to update their own Power BI reports.
Best Practices for PowerApp Icons Are you considering the design of your app icons when publishing new PowerApps in your organization? Based on industry standards, app icons can be more important than meets the eye! Let’s take a few moments this week and think about the importance of app icons.
PowerApps makes it very easy to design forms that include graphics; both images and graphs. This blog shows how to combine three fun tactics into one gallery control: 1. Pick up images from the SharePoint List Picture Column HyperLink (images are stored in my OneDrive for Business Folder named “CategoryIcons”) 2. Create my own Bar Graphic based on List Data 3. Filter the Data Using Images in the Group Legend
You can now create rich reports with the data in CDS using PowerBI desktop, the authoring tool for Power BI. Using the full power of Power BI, you can then go on to create and share stunning dashboards with users in your organization.
Now that you can use the Azure Blob Storage connector inside of your canvas PowerApp, you can leverage the advanced capabilities of Azure functions inside of your Azure blob storage. A common…
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…