With a free trial of Microsoft 365 you can use the Power Platform and Microsoft 365 tools without interfering with your normal work account. Useful for creating demos or for training.
New Power Platform features: picks from the Wave 2 2022 release wave
Microsoft has published the Wave 2 2022 release wave, which gives us a list of new features across Power Platform and Dynamics 365 we can look forward to. I'm highlighting my 5 top picks for Power Platform here.
How can I export an app, bot or flow I’ve created in Microsoft Teams?
As with solutions built in a full Dataverse environment (i.e. outside of Teams) you can save and export a .zip file of your Teams-based creations. This can be done either via the Power Apps Teams app or the Power Automate website.
Latest announcements: new logos, Power Pages, express design & the evolution of PVA
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.
How can I learn Power Apps? Resources to help you get started
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.
Power Automate: Get the user details of a Dataverse row creator
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.
Learn the basics of canvas app building with the “Power Apps Training” template
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.
New release plan time! Power Platform picks from 2022 Wave 1 🌊
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.
Visualise Dataverse in Power BI with one-click
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 in a Day: Further resources and next steps
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