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Canvas debugging with Results View

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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”

International region updates for Canvas apps

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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”

Partners In Health manages gift review process with PowerApps

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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 …

Welcome our new PowerApps MVPs!

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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!”

Configure easy dependent drop downs in PowerApps

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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”

Upgrade your previous version Common Data Service database, apps, and flows

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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.

Create Business Apps using PowerApps and Azure Functions

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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

May 2019 updates for Microsoft PowerApps

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The month roll up for all the new features we have shipped in PowerApps for the month of May.

Automatically format your formula!!

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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…

Get paid to make PowerApps better with new user research opportunities

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PowerApps User Research wants to hear from YOU! We are building a user research panel of participants who have experience with PowerApps and want to make it better for all customers. Join our panel today by taking this 5 minute survey.

Republish your apps to get performance improvements and additional features

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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…

Auto-generate thumbnails using an Azure Function and Azure Blob Storage

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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…

American Red Cross: Power platform customer success story

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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.

View and Manage the apps being built by your organization!

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Last month, we added a capability for IT admins to get visibility on the apps by downloading the list of apps built in their organization. With the launch of the ‘App Resources List,’ admin will now be able to manage their organization’s app from the PowerApps admin center.

New Updates: Apps for Android and iOS, rules enhancements and additional icons.

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New Updates: Apps for Android and iOS, rules enhancements and additional icons.

Connect to custom on-premises APIs using data gateway

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Learn how to extend workflows and business apps, by connecting to your on-premises RESTful APIs using the custom connector platform and on-premises data gateway.

Design Guidance – Linking controls for easy design edits

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Editing the look and feel of apps can seem like a time-consuming task. However, with some easy tips on linking controls redesigning apps can be incredibily easy. Linking controls empowers app development and makes it easy to rebrand for multiple customers.

Announcing the PowerApps how-to video series

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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 Blog Series

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Extending Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations with PowerApps

Experts, peers, and product developers want to hear your voice at Power Summit Phoenix.

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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.

Meet the PowerApps Champions

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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.

Mark favorite apps, pull to refresh and more

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This is update features for v2.0.511. Introuduced new features and how to use them.

Getting Started with PowerApps webinar Sept 29th

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In this series of Webinars the product team will make themselves available to answer all your PowerApps questions and help you get started building applications easier than ever before!

Conditional formatting in PowerApps

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Automatically change the formatting (such as the text color) of data based on the value you’re showing.

Guest post: Access your Projects and generate Status Reports using Project Online and PowerApps

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Reposting this great post from Allan Rocha, where shares about how he used PowerApps, Flow & Custom API connected to an Azure API App along with other technologies to collect and display information of the portfolio of projects in Project Online.