Using the “share with colleagues” feature to publish Teams based Power Apps into more than one team can be a bit tricky. Here are the steps needed to use your app outside the hosting Dataverse for Teams environment.
Dataverse meets Teams: my presentation at #TeamsNation 2022
Exploring Dataverse for Teams opportunities for low-code app makers. How to position Dataverse for the Microsoft Teams user audience & limits to keep in mind.
Canvas app source code editing with VS Code in your browser
You don’t even need to install Visual Studio Code and set up Git repository sync locally to access Power Apps source code, thanks to github.dev.
What will Power Fx mean for Model-driven Power Apps?
Will the common low-code programming language turn business app customization from GUI based tasks to a jungle of formulas, or will we just gain new powers?
Account address capture & mapping with Power Apps
Using the new geospatial controls in Canvas apps to combine Azure Maps features with customer address data from Dataverse.
Using CSS color names for SVG icons in Power Apps Canvas app
In addition to standard color picker options, Power Apps also supports CSS color names to define the appearance of text and icons. To make these color names work in conjunction with our custom SVG icon library from the previous blog post, let’s also build a custom color picker for grouping and visualizing the available colors inside Canvas apps.
Using SVG icons in Power Apps Canvas apps
To create high quality visualizations for apps that can both scale to high resolutions as well as be dynamically manipulated via formulas, Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) would be a great choice for Canvas Apps. While there is no native support for SVG features in Power Apps, you can bring in their XML definition and work with it to create a gallery to browse a complete library of icons imported from open source repositories like GitHub.
Why would you store images and files in CDS?
Binary data is getting better support in Common Data Service, thanks to the new image and file datatypes. How could we leverage these in Power Apps? Here are some use cases for binary data storage in CDS, as well as comparison to the familiar Attachments feature and the built-in SharePoint document management integration.
Canvas Apps for the Model-driven mind: how to make that leap
Business applications come in all shapes and sizes. In the Microsoft ecosystem, we now have a broader set of tools to choose from, compared to the past strategies of Build vs. Buy, i.e. writing code to develop a custom application vs. using an application platform to configure the desired functionality. The birth of Power Platform […]
2 become 1 UI: PowerApps Roadmap from MBAS
Have you looked at the MBAS Gallery yet? Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2019 was last week and already the majority of sessions have been published online for also non-attendees to enjoy. Even if you attended the conference in Atlanta, there’s a chance that you may have missed a few sessions, with there being 200+ of […]