We've had some big announcements across Power Platform come out of MS Build this week- from the addition of some new logos, the welcome of the 5th member of the Power Platform family, the ability to create an app from an image, and massive improvements to PVA.
Have you recently discovered Power Apps and want to to learn more about it? In this post I've put together some resources to help you kick start your Power Apps journey.
In this post, we'll take a look at how you can get the details of user who has created/added, updated, or deleted a record in Dataverse. For example, perhaps you have a Power App where users can submit data, such as for requesting items, booking an appointment, submitting a form or making a check in. As they submit data, you want to use details such as the creator's email address, name, address, job title, etc. in your flow.
If you're getting started with building Power Apps, the Power Apps Training App (PATApp) is a great tool for learning the basics. It's a Power App you can use to learn the skills needed to create canvas apps, walking you through topics such as app navigation, formulas, variables, galleries, publishing, filtering and sorting. Here's how you can get started with it.
Microsoft has dropped their release plan for the features they are planning to roll out from April 2022 through September 2022 across Power Platform and Dynamics 365. Take a look at the Power Platform ones I've picked here to get a glimpse of what's in store for us this year.
In your model-driven apps, it is now possible to get an auto-generated Power BI report based on your Dataverse data. From a view in your app, you can simply click the Visualize this view button to see the generated Power BI report. There are also some changes you can make to the report to personalise … Continue reading Visualise Dataverse in Power BI with one-click
Dataverse for Teams (often abbreviated to D4T) in a Day is hands-on training content from Microsoft that shows you how to build your own apps, workflows and chatbots all within Teams. If you've joined one of these sessions, you might be keen to take your learning across Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agents and … Continue reading Dataverse for Teams in a Day: Further resources and next steps
If you've been wanting to use Power Apps premium licensing across your organisation, but didn't think that the per app or per user plans were suitable, Microsoft's a new licensing option of pay-as-you-go may be the answer for you. PAYG licensing was announced at MS Ignite earlier in November. PAYG Power Apps Licensing (USD$) PAYG … Continue reading New Power Apps licensing option: pay-as-you-go
With Power Apps canvas apps, you can build your own app without code, using drag and drop functionality. When you are getting started, you have 3 options on how to create your app: Start from blankStart from dataStart from template Here are my tips on when to pick each option. Start from data I'll begin … Continue reading The 3 ways to start building a Power App and when to use each
Bulletins is a customisable app available in Microsoft Teams, giving you a central place to store knowledge and post announcements.