Month: September 2016

Office 365 PowerApps Deep(ish) Dive – Part 5

In Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 of this series, we created a PowerApp that will allow you to retrieve and submit data from SharePoint for Menus, and view Menu Items  In this post we will create a View for users to see the locations of our restaurants on a map. In this example, we will be using the Google Maps Static API to pinpoint our restaurant addresses on a map.  In order to query the API, you will need to first sign []

Office 365 PowerApps Deep(ish) Dive – Part 4

In Parts 1, 2 and 3 of this series, we created a PowerApp that will allow you to retrieve and submit data from SharePoint for Menus.  In this post we will create a View for users to see details on all of the available menu items. So, the first step will be to add a new screen as we did in Part 2 of this series.  This new screen will be named ‘MenuItems’.  Change the layout to match the Edit screen. We []

Office 365 PowerApps Deep(ish) Dive – Part 3

In our PowerApp, we can now Add new menus, so now let’s add the ability for the user to be able to View them as well! So, the first step will be to add a new screen as we did in Part 2 of this series.  This new screen will be named ‘View’.  Change the layout to match the Edit screen. For the View screen, we will be adding three controls:  A Vertical Gallery, and 2 ‘View Form’ controls.  Add them to []

Office 365 PowerApps Deep(ish) Dive – Part 2

So, we have created our Datasource, Created our PowerApp, Created a ‘Home’ Screen, and added a “Create a New Menu’ button.  Our Next step will be to create a screen where we can Create our new menu, and wire up the button on the ‘Home’ screen to navigate to it. Create a New Menu Screen From the ‘Home’ Tab, click on ‘New Screen’, and then rename the new screen to ‘createMenu’.  Next click the ‘Layout’ button on the Ribbon, and choose the []