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  • Business benefits from using Power Platform
    In this article, you will learn what business benefits your organization will take thanks to the Power Platform. Power Platform is a Microsoft Low-Code platform that improves company business processes (if you do not know what Low-Code is, I encourage you to read my post on this topic). I grouped…
  • Korzy艣ci biznesowe dzi臋ki Power Platform
    W tym artykule dowiesz si臋 jakie korzy艣ci biznesowe dzi臋ki Power Platform czy innym platformom klasy Low-Code (je艣li nie wiesz czym jest Low-Code zach臋cam Ci臋 do przeczytania mojego wpisu na ten temat). Korzy艣ci te pogrupowa艂em wzgl臋dem szybko艣ci z jak膮 Twoja organizacja odczuje te korzy艣ci. W tym celu wykorzysta艂em podej艣cie “n-th order…
  • Power Platform Hack4Good Poland – WE DID IT!
    I’m happy. I’m proud. On 08.08.2020 we ended first edition of Power Platform Hack4Good in Poland. In result we increased the efficiency of providing support and reporting work effect in Caritas [Update] Some of you have already asked me how we organized the event, contacted Caritas and planned everything. Moreover…
  • Swipe Gesture in PowerApps
    There are scenarios where drag’n’drop capabilities or gestures recognition missed so much in Power Apps. Fortunately there are some tricks that allows you to achieve some of these effects ie. Drag’n’Drop or Swipe. In this blog post I’ll show you how you can create a swipe gesture in PowerApps. WOW…
  • PowerApps Document Translator app
    Today I would like to present you one of my favorites apps of my own. I think it’s insanely useful. Especially when you receive an email like below from your client: The Story //todo Usage Architecture App consists of following steps: PowerApps present user interface to let him pick a…
  • Share PowerApps to external users
    This week I wanted to test out new PowerApps capability that is sharing PowerApps Canvas Apps to guest users. And as you may already know – it works like a charm! 馃檪 If you’d like to know more about it here is great resource that cover this topic in details…
  • How to use Flow on elevated privileges in SharePoint Online
    In this article I’ll show you what is elevated privileges, when you may need it and how to run a Microsoft Flow in elevated privilages in SharePoint Online. Elevated Privileges Back days, when I was a SharePoint on-premise developer, there was a code method named RunWithElevatedPrivileges() which allows to accomplishing…
  • How to work with option set in PowerApps
    In this article I’ll share my experience and everything I learned about Option Set in PowerApps. Check out my cheat sheet. Prepare for a battle Before I start a project I prepare myself and gather all information that helps me to avoid getting into technical dead ends, improve project delivery…
  • Add fields to SharePoint List using Flow
    Last week I’ve explained how to create SharePoint list or library using Microsoft Flow. This time I’ll show you how you can add fields to your SharePoint List using Microsoft Flow, and add items to your list. This will complete the scenario so you’ll get a full solution for dynamic…
  • Create SharePoint list using Flow
    Microsoft Flow is a great automation tool. It integrates with over 230 services using connectors where each of them contains multiple triggers and actions. One of those connectors is a SharePoint Online connector with a set of 10 triggers and 47 actions(!). Such big set allows to create many scenarios.…
  • Delegation Learning App
    For last few weeks I was preparing a special app for all my readers. And today it has been finally finished. The Delegation Playground App is ready for you to be downloaded! What this app is all about? Short brief In january and february I was struggling with delegation in…
  • Multiple RSS feeds to LinkedIn using Flow
    In this blog post I’ll show you how you can build your own Microsoft Flow that is triggered by RSS feed and then re-post it to your social media channels eg. LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook. I’ll give you example scenarios as well as show how you can aggregate multiple RSS…
  • 5 steps that increased Office365 adoption
    Implementation of the Office365 environment in an organization is a complex process. It is not enough to create a company account in Office365, buy subscriptions, add users and connect the organization’s domain. You also have to take care of the transfer of company resources, as well as transfer the solutions…
  • 10 tips I wish to know before I’ve started with PowerApps
    When you’re doing something for the first time there is always the same feeling of chaos. So many new things, an uncountable number of topics to learn, mechanisms, and concepts that are similar to nothing. How to know it all? Where to start? Of course, on the one hand, when…
  • When to use PowerApps and Microsoft Flow
    In my last post I’ve described how security & compliance are solved in PowerPlatform. This post is a summary for all posts series. Moreover I want to give you simple rules when you should and when you should not use PowerApps and Flow. The main reason is just to avoid…
  • Security and Compliance in PowerApps and Flow
    In my previous article, I’ve brought you closer to the main recipients of PowerApps and Microsoft Flow. In the third part I will take a closer look at the security management in PowerPlatform. And as I promised from the beginning: it will be honest. You will learn from me about…
  • Bezpiecze艅stwo w PowerApps i Flow
    W moim poprzednim artykule przybli偶y艂em Ci g艂贸wnych odbiorc贸w PowerApps i Microsoft Flow. W cz臋艣ci trzeciej przyjrz臋 si臋 bli偶ej kwestiom zarz膮dzania bezpiecze艅stwem w PowerPlatform. I tak jak obiecywa艂em od pocz膮tku: b臋dzie szczerze. Dowiesz si臋 o ode mnie o rzeczach o kt贸rych nie wyczytasz w dokumentacji i kt贸re podkre艣l膮 kiedy nale偶y przy艂o偶y膰…
  • PowerApps and Microsoft Flow target – part 2
    In my previous article, I’ve introduced the most important features of PowerApps and Microsoft Flow platforms, basing on examples of three different organizations. In this part, I will present who these platforms are addressed to. Moreover, I will also explain what are the reasons for the growing popularity of Microsoft…
  • Target dla PowerApps i Microsoft Flow cz.2
    W moim poprzednim artykule pokaza艂em na przyk艂adzie 3ech r贸偶nych organizacji najwazniejsze cechy platform PowerApps i Microsoft Flow. W tej cz臋艣ci wyt艂umacz臋 Ci do kogo kierowane s膮 te platformy. Obja艣ni臋 tak偶e jakie s膮 moim zdaniem przyczyny rosn膮cej popularno艣ci platform Low-Code Microsoft. Zacznijmy wi臋c od podstawowego pytania. Kto mo偶e budowa膰 rozwi膮zania w…
  • PowerApps and Microsoft Flow target – part 1
    In this article, you will understand the context for PowerApps and Microsoft Flow. You will learn examples of implementations and whether those platforms are safe. You will also find out what are the advantages and disadvantages of the solutions built based on them. Finally, I will present you with a…
  • Target dla PowerApps i Microsoft Flow cz.1
    W tym artykule zrozumiesz kontekst dla PowerApps i Microsoft Flow. Poznasz przyk艂ady wdro偶e艅 oraz czy s膮 one bezpieczne. Dowiesz si臋 tak偶e jakie s膮 wady i zalety budowanych w oparciu o nie rozwi膮za艅. A na koniec przedstawi臋 Ci prosty zbi贸r zasad: Kiedy nale偶y u偶ywa膰 aplikacji PowerApps i Microsoft Flow, a kiedy…
  • Overview of SharePoint Virtual Summit 2019
    In this article I’ll put short glimpse of what has been announced on SharePoint Virtual Summit 2019. Be aware that some of following features may be still in preview but are going to appear later this year. I skipped features that has been announced on Microsoft Build 2019 SharePoint Document…
  • What are Low-Code development platforms?
    Rapid Application Development, Robotic Process Automation, Business Process Management Systems – these are all examples of Low-Code platforms. The market has already appeared in the 90s, but their popularity has grown strongly in the last few years. In this article, you’ll learn what the Low-Code platforms are, when you need…
  • Czym s膮 platformy Low-Code?
    Rapid Application Development, Robotic Process Automation, Business Process Management Systems – to wszystko przyk艂ady platform Low-Code. Na rynku pojawi艂y si臋 ju偶 w latach 90tych, ale ich popularno艣膰 wzros艂a silnie w ci膮gu ostatnich paru lat. W tym artykule dowiesz si臋 czym s膮 platformy Low-Code, kiedy mo偶esz ich potrzebowa膰 oraz jaka przysz艂o艣膰…
  • Overview of Microsoft Build 2019
    In this article I’ll put short glimpse of what has been announced on Microsoft Build 2019 conference.  Microsoft Flow Import Azure Function / Logic Apps as Custom Connector  Until now this was possible but requires some work on Azure platform and then on Flow studio. Because of such context inconsistency …
  • Build PowerApps component from scratch in 15 minutes
    PowerApps components appeared in the beginning of this year and so far are one of my favorite features. In a way they do not change anything – before PAC (PowerApps Components) developers were able to implement the same business logic in their apps. However from the other side PACs changed…
  • Business Card Reader
    On my session during last SPS Warsaw I showed 5 examples how I save my time by automating things that steal my time almost everyday. In this blog post I’ll show you one of those solution. And that’s not all. I’ll show you how it’s been built so you can…
  • Don鈥檛 hesitate, just automate – SPSWAW2019
    Last saturday there was SPS Warsaw 2019 where I had a session “Don’t waste time for silly things – automate!”. I was talking about automation (of course) and how I applied it in my life using PowerPlatform to save me some time. First of all big ups to organizers: Edyta…
  • Excel row does not exist in Flow
    So here I am working on another PowerApps app. My app should work across different tenants so I’m using Flow HTTP request/response for data sync purposes. For a storage I’m using an excel file on my OneDrive for Business. One of my Flow use cases to cover was to get…
  • How to avoid code duplication in PowerApps
    If you’re developing PowerApps you must at least once find yourself in a situation of having multiple different controls executing same or similar code. In this post I want to answer to following questions: Is code duplication that bad? When PowerApps Components are not enough to avoid code duplication? What…
  • PowerApps components patterns
    Long-awaited PowerApps Components [PAC] appeared on the end of January 2019 to everyone’s delight. From then on PowerApps developers can create their own controls that can be reused on a screen or across multiple screens and at the same time being central-manageable and migrate-able due to import/export option. PowerApps components…
  • Animation in PowerApps
    In this post, I’m going to shed some light on the topic of animation in PowerApps. Animation is what probably most of PowerApps devs have never tried to use in their application and you may also think now: “That’s true, because hey, why should they? PowerApps platform is for business,…
  • How to overcome 500 items limit in PowerApps
    I planned to publish another topic for today but I decided that this one will fits better to the post I’ve published a week ago. So if you work with PowerApps connected to ANY data source you had to experienced or at least read about 500 items limitation. In this…
  • Performance – is Flow faster than PowerApps?
    In this post I’ve showed you how you can create PowerApps app that utilize SharePoint Search for your business. I used there PowerApps for parsing big string containing our results from SharePoint Search. But one o my readers asked me an interesting question “Mike, wouldn’t it be easier and faster…
  • Search in SharePoint from PowerApps
    Inspired by this post I realized that built-in connectors does not allow to utilize SharePoint Search. So theoretically it is not possible to use SharePoint search from PowerApps. However using Flow as a middle layer you can call SharePoint Search and parse results for your needs. Let’s see how to…
  • 26.02.2019 – O365 User Group PL Warszawa #1
    Breaking news: I will be a speaker on the first O365 User Group PL Warszawa meeting. Woohoo! I will tell about how to build smart app that enthused MVPs and Microsoft employees around the world (also known as “the story of 1 tweet” ?). But I’m just a shadow of…
  • Enable Whistleblowing in your Office365
    PowerApps can participate in organization modernization in many ways. And I’d like to show you some example. Imagine following scenarios: You’ve seen how a colleague sends confidential documents to his private email. Or… By accident, you heard two colleagues talking about “dorabianiu” at the expense of the health of patients…
  • How to trigger Microsoft Flow in SharePoint List
    In this article I’ll show you how you can quickly and easily trigger Microsoft Flow in your SharePoint list. I’ll cover following topics: Manually triggered Flow for selected item on list Automatically triggered Flow for created or updated item on list Manually triggered Flow for selected item on list For…
  • To CDS or not to CDS: that is the question
    Common Data Services is an interesting service that is in the hands of Flow, PowerApps and PowerBI. Today I read an interesting blog post by Pieter Veenstra that inspired me to write this post. What is Common Data Service? CDS is a service that allows you to store data in a…
  • 06.04.2019 – SharePoint Saturday Warsaw
    I will have honor to give a speech on 4th edition of SPS Warsaw among such stars as Gokan Ozcifci (Belgium), Vlad Catrinescu (Canada), Ahmad Najjar (Norway), Jussi Mori (Switzerland), Jon Levesque (United States) and more. I will talk about automation using Flow, PowerApps, SharePoint Online and more. Main message:…