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A Closer Look at Data Platform Capabilities in Project Oakdale

Project Oakdale delivers a built-in, low-code data platform for Teams and enables everyone to easily build and deploy apps and intelligent chatbots in Teams with Microsoft Power Apps and Microsoft Power Virtual Agents. This follow up post provides additional detail on some of the key capabilities in Project Oakdale as well as some of the differences between Project Oakdale and the Common Data Service.

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Formulas: ThisRecord, As, and Sequence

You can now refer to the whole record in ForAll and other record scope functions with ThisRecord.  You can even name that record with the As operator, allowing you to clarify formulas and work with all the records in nested ForAll and Gallery controls.  And finally, we’ve added Excel’s Sequence function to generate a table containing a sequence of numbers, perfect for iterating a specific number of times with ForAll.

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July Power Apps Community Call: Demo Extravaganza Finalists!

The community has spoken, and the top 5 Top Entries have been chosen!  The July 15th Power Apps community call is your chance to see these Power Apps artisans show off their creations and discuss how they built these amazing samples! When: July 15th, 2020 8:00am PST Where: https://aka.ms/powerappscall-join

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Formulas: Notify timeout and Exit sign out

You can now set the timeout for the Notify function, controlling how long the banner appears, from 1 millisecond to infinity. And you can now sign out the current user with the Exit function, important in situations were devices are shared such as health care.

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Power Apps at Build Developer Virtual Conference, 2020

The Power Platform has several sessions at the Build Developer Virtual Conference including rebroadcasting of “Accelerating enterprise app development with Power Platform”. The sessions included in this post show how professional 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. 

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Rapid application development with Microsoft Power Platform & Azure

This year, at Build, we have an incredible 31 sessions covering Power Platform and Azure. This volume of sessions at a professional developer conference is a turning point for the Power Platform, so I wanted to take a moment and reflect on this growing fusion of low-code and code-first development.

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