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.
Where to find AI Builder: Microsoft’s no-code AI tool
If you're looking to bring AI capabilities in your processes or apps, the no-code tool AI Builder is your answer. With AI Builder, within seconds you can do things like extract information from invoices and documents, categorize incoming emails, and read text from images. Here are the 3 ways you can find AI Builder to get started using these capabilities.
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.
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
New Power Apps licensing option: pay-as-you-go
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
The 3 ways to start building a Power App and when to use each
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