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How to create a Parent / Child PowerApp with related SharePoint Lists

Posted on July 2, 2019 by LauraR

Dealing with Parent / Child data in PowerApps can be a little challenging. In this post, I will show you exactly how to render data from a master SharePoint List and display the related (child) records in PowerApps. Related lists Concepts, what they are and some examples. SharePoint Lookup Fields. SharePoint Data in PowerApps and […]

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PowerApps Best Practices

Posted on June 25, 2019 by DriesV

Introduction In this article we will look at: Branding Creating Responsive Screens. Using Collections to standardize your UI. Other UI Design best practices, including using SharePoint list to configure label text. Delegation how to work with it and around it Responsive Screens To demonstrate how you might set up your PowerApp UI to be responsive […]

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Building consistent User Interfaces across multiple PowerApps screens with minimal fuss

Posted on June 18, 2019 by markstokes

PowerApps is a fantastic tool allowing Power Users to create applications with minimal code, quickly. However, as with many types of IDE, it’s very easy for it to become unmanageable and overwhelming as the number of screens, controls and complexity grows. In this post, we’re going to examine several approaches that you can use to […]

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How to make PowerApps work when your remote users are disconnected (Offline)

Posted on June 11, 2019 by Matt Schuessler

Offline capabilities in PowerApps was one of the most requested features on UserVoice according to Microsoft so it is an incredibly popular topic. Making your PowerApps work when there is no connection to the Internet, offers huge benefits for remote field workers, salespeople and frequent travellers. We are clearly in an age where we can […]

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Creating an autograph book with PowerApps, Flow, SharePoint and Azure (4,250 words)

Posted on May 28, 2019 by MattWeston365

If you’re prone to losing paper copies of autographs (or indeed anything!), or wish to create an app that would allow you to combine images into a Word document, then here is a solution using a combination of PowerApps, Flow, SharePoint and Azure Functions that could be the answer to your problems. This demo uses […]

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The ultimate guide to using PowerApps with Zapier

Posted on May 16, 2019 by HughW

In this article, I want to show you step-by-step how to call Zapier from within a PowerApp. Specifically, I am going to show you how a user could register themselves onto an event in Crowdcast. If you don’t know what Crowdcast is, it’s an online meeting service allowing you to run single events (such as […]

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What is PowerApps? The complete introduction

Posted on March 12, 2019 by DriesV

PowerApps is part of Office 365 and allows power users to create business applications in as little as a couple of hours. In this article, I’m going to show you how to start learning the basics of PowerApps. Once you’ve read this post, check out the 10-Book PowerApps Bundle for $19 (for a limited time), […]

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What is the future of work and what will it mean for your job?

Posted on December 16, 2018 by markjones333

The way we work is changing. Not only is it changing, but it’s changing at an incredible pace! What we are used to today will look very different in 5-10 years and beyond. Many factors are driving a change in the normal 9 to 5 working hours, and I believe this passionately. I believe it […]

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How to build a successful career in I.T. when you have no skills and no job

Posted on December 16, 2018 by markjones333

This article is aimed at young people (aged 16-25) who are still wondering what career path to take and whether to get into a tech career. The reason I wrote it is because I’ve chatted several times with my nephew and niece, my children and more recently to my nephews mate on a recent birthday […]

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How to create a User Registration Form using PowerApps, Flow & SharePoint Lists

Posted on December 15, 2018 by Dharmendra

Have you ever wanted to create a registration form for an event that saves the attendees to a SharePoint List? Do you also want the form to work seamlessly on desktops, Android and iOS? If yes – then I will show exactly how to do this. This tutorial shows how to create a complete end […]

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How to send (or forward) an Email to a Microsoft Teams Channel

Posted on December 15, 2018 by markjones333

In our 2nd Microsoft Teams Tip, we’re going to show something really cool around Email… Imagine you are a salesperson out on the road and you get an Email from a potential customer. The customer is asking for a special deal which requires you to discuss it further with your sales team. Normally, you’d forward the Email to your colleagues and […]

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Why is it so hard to hire a person with Microsoft skills?

Posted on December 14, 2018 by markjones333

Obtaining and maintaining relevant Microsoft skills is a tricky business. Not only are there a large number of different Microsoft products but for each one their technologies are moving on so fast that it can be tough to keep up! New releases, services, products and updates are published at an alarming rate and keeping your […]

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