Interact with Machine Learning with PowerApps and Flow – Part 2

Click here to read Part 1 of this series We’ve got our Custom Connector in Place, lets make a Flow! So, Open Microsoft flow, and create a New Blank Flow.  I named my flow ‘Machine Learning Request-Response’.  The first Action we want to Add is the generic “PowerApps’ Trigger.  This essentially says “Start this flow…

Interact with Machine Learning with PowerApps and Flow – Part 1

Recently, the company I work for (Centric Consulting, check us out!) held a Hackathon to get our consultants a bit more exposure to Machine Learning.  It was a day and half of different teams putting together something that could demonstrate what Machine Learning is, and how it could be used.  In the case of my…

PowerApps Development Strategies – Part 2

In my previous post, I discussed a bit about the Tools we can leverage to develop and manage Apps in PowerApps.  For this Post, we won’t use any of those tools! Plan First, then Develop Microsoft has done a fantastic job of selling the narrative of how simple it is to create and use PowerApps….

PowerApps Development Strategies – Part 1

As PowerApps continues it’s long march to maturity, it’s important to stop and evaluate where the platform is in regards to developing and managing your PowerApps in the Enterprise. In a traditional Enterprise Development organization, you have many tools and strategies available to you when architecting, designing, testing, and managing code bases for your applications. …

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…