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Category: PowerApps

A first look at Microsoft Flow: IFTTT on steroids

If you’ve followed my blog, you know I’ve been looking at PowerApps. PowerApps consists of two parts: Flows (formerly Logic Flow App) and just Apps. Flows allowed you to do things like “If someone tweets about my company, send me an email”, or “When a record is added to SalesForce, add an item to a SharePoint List”. Microsoft has now taken out Flows / Logic Flow Apps, and released it as a separate product: Flow. I think this is a good step, PowerApps can then focus on enabling power users to create mobile apps. I will briefly discuss what Flow is, and show an example of an automated tweet translator emailer. Continue reading

How everyone can build a mobile app for a SQL Database in minutes

I’ve already shown you how you can build a mobile app for CRM in 15 minutes. This time I will show you how you can create an app to manage an Azure SQL Database. Please read my other blog post first if you don’t know PowerApps yet. As you can read in that post, I initially tried to build an app connecting to an Azure SQL Database unsuccessfully, but after contacting the excellent PowerApps support I fixed it!

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How everybody can build a mobile app for CRM in 15 minutes

Do you think you need to be a developer to be able to create apps? You are wrong.

Everyone can build a mobile app with PowerApps!

With PowerApps, everyone can build powerful logic apps and/or mobile apps. I’m going to show you how you can create an app that allows you to view Leads in CRM Online, in just 15 minutes.

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