Hands on with SharePoint Syntex

As of October 1st, Microsoft has released SharePoint Syntex to Microsoft 365. Now, what exactly IS SharePoint Syntex? SharePoint Syntex comes from the Project Cortex initiative from Microsoft, and it is essentially a Machine Learning service that can pull information from your documents and add it as Metadata in a SharePoint Library. As someone who…

Integration with Microsoft Teams

As Microsoft continues to make a big push with their Teams functionality, an area that can sometimes get lost in the shuffle is it’s ability to Integrate with other services Outside of the functionality in Teams, and Office 365 in general.  As the functionality in Teams continues to grow, it has become apparent that Microsoft…

PowerApps Tip Corner – Use Variables!

As any developer will tell you, variables are some of the most important objects when you are creating an application, and that holds true for PowerApps as well.  One thing I’ve learned about PowerApps (in particular when designing them), is that the more screens you have, the slower editing an App can be.  This is…

PowerApps Tip Corner – Know your Delegation!

While PowerApps is a very powerful tool, and can connect to MANY data sources, one of the biggest limitations is in it’s ability to pull back records from a data source.  For performance reasons, PowerApps will only pull in the first 500 records from any data source.  This allows the App to perform well, but…

Print a Form in PowerApps

I think one of the biggest roadblocks for users converting from InfoPath to PowerApps has been the lack of any Printing support inside of Powerapps.  While I believe the support is in the Pipeline for PowerApps, it is possible to create Printable Forms in Powerapps today! It’s not the cleanest path to Print, so bear…

PowerApps Tip Corner – Getting Past the 500 Items Limit (somewhat)

So, one thing I’ve wanted to do on this blog is to be able to get some Quick tips out to readers who are interested in small things I might have run across while implementing PowerApps.  So, without further ado, welcome to the PowerApps Tip Corner!  No, it’s not an awesome name, and I’ll probably…

Conditional Access with Intune and Azure

One of the nice features of Intune (and to a greater extent, Azure Active Directory), is the ability to apply Conditional access rules against your clients, to ensure they are only accessing the resources they should be accessing, and only on the devices and locations they need to be. What is Condition Access? Conditional Access…

Sorting Columns in the PowerApps Data Table

I’m hoping that by the time most people read this, native support for filtering and sorting the new Data Table control in PowerApps will be released, but since some users may be wanting this functionality now, here’s a quick guide to adding sorting to your columns: In my sample app, I have added a Data…

Microsoft snuck in support for SharePoint Libraries into PowerApps

If you haven’t been paying close attention to some recent updates to PowerApps, you may not have noticed that Microsoft has started offering support to connections to SharePoint Document libraries.  They recently posted a video to the PowerApps blog on how to connect to a Document Library, and from some initial testing, this seems to…