Thursday, April 21, 2022

Power Platform Community Call – April 2022



Call summary

The format of this call is evolving based on community feedback and an ever-broadening platform.  Topics covered include new call format, an invitation to deliver samples and subsequently demo them, and invitation to schedule a chat with David Warner during Power Apps Community Program Manager Office Hours.  There was live Q & A regarding program changes, dates for upcoming training and community events announced, recent news, PnP Community Recognition Program, and 2 demos - Customer Inventory and Daily Expenses App and Introduction to Power Apps Portals.   This call was hosted by Todd Baginski (Canviz) and David Warner II (Microsoft) | @DavidWarnerII.  The call was recorded on April 20, 2022.  Questions additionally addressed in chat throughout the call. 


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Demo summaries

  • Customer Inventory and Daily Expenses App - tracks information and reduces paperwork by giving managers the ability track/access customer records, daily business expenses, pricing, inventory and monitor workflow completion, while allowing employees to easily enter data into the app.  The Power Platform solution uses Dataverse to store data, Power Apps Canvas app for data entry, notes and inventory capture, and Power Automate for workflow and push notifications.  
  • Introduction to Power Apps Portals - leverage existing model-driven apps by building portal apps on top of them.  In this demo build a portal app for external users with no AAD accounts or access to Power Apps.   Create a table, create a portal app, create a portal form, build a portal, set permissions, create a view and see records as external user.  More Portal capabilities in future demos.



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Together Mode




Maximum participation in the Community’s first time Together Mode photo!  Great to see the many faces of this vibrant Community.    




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