If you are building a Power App you might want to automate some tasks or processes within your app- such as sending an email notification, creating a document or even updating a database record based on an input from the app. How can you do that without leaving your app and switching to another tool? The answer is Power Automate within the App Studio. You can build and manage your flows right from your canvas app, without navigating away.
Get started with the Employee Ideas app in Microsoft Teams
Are you tired of collecting employee feedback through hundreds of paper forms or clunky processes that are difficult to manage? Building a Power App is one way that you can streamline this process. However, did you know that there's already an app available in Microsoft Teams that can help you with this? The Employee Ideas app is not only ready use, but it can also be customised to fit your unique needs. In this post, we'll explore how the Teams Employee Ideas app can make the feedback collection process a breeze, and how you can tailor it to best suit your requirements.
Embed a Power App in your Power BI reports
With Power Apps visual in Power BI, you can give your users the ability to interact with a canvas app directly from a Power BI report page. In this post, we'll look at how to add the Power Apps visual to a report, create a new app based on the report data, create app screens with additional information, then see how it works within the report.
New Power Platform features: Wave 1 2023 release wave
Features across Power Platform and Dynamics 365 have been announced as part of Microsoft's Wave 1 2023 release. These are features expected to be released from April 2023 to September 2023. This post picks out some of my highlights from the Power Platform release plan for a quick look at what we can expect over the next few months.
Add Power BI report or dashboard in a Power App (model-driven app system dashboard)
A system dashboard in a model-driven app provides users an area to access reports that have been built into the app, or are embedded from Power BI. If you've build a report or dashboard in Power BI, you can make it accessible to your app users by first adding it to your app solution then configuring the app system dashboards.
Add Power BI tiles in a Power App (canvas app)
The Power BI tile control in Power Apps allows you to embed Power BI content within your Power App.
What are Power App Cards?
Cards are embeddable, no/low code mini-apps you can create in Power Apps. They are based on Adaptive Cards, but are built with the no-code designer and Power Fx formula language used across Power Apps & other Power Platform tools. Screenshot of Power Apps Cards designer You can get started building cards at https://make.powerapps.com/. The Microsoft … Continue reading What are Power App Cards?
Microsoft Ignite 2022: Power Platform & Microsoft Teams announcement highlights
At last week's Microsoft Ignite conference, there were some big announcements made for new features coming across Power Platform, Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Azure, AI and more. In this post I'll highlight some of the announcements across Power Platform and Microsoft Teams that were personal favourites of mine.
How to export and import your solutions (such as saving what you’ve built during App in a Day)
If you've attended training such as App in a Day, and you don't want to lose what you've built, here's how you can save your work. You can export your solution even if you haven't finished building it yet. For example, if your trial account is about to expire and you want to keep working … Continue reading How to export and import your solutions (such as saving what you’ve built during App in a Day)
Create a new trial environment to use Power Platform tools
If you've signed up to use Power Apps, you may need to create a new environment. Keep in mind that most people will not be able to do this in their normal work accounts, it is something that has likely been restricted to admins only. I've put this together for people who may be participating in Power Platform training using a trial tenant and are required to create an environment.