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…

SharePoint PnP PowerShell

Hello Everyone from the Microsoft Ignite 2017 Conference!  One of the sessions I attended today was for the SharePoint 2017 PnP (Patterns and Practices), and they showed off one of the new Open Source tools I wanted to share with you:  The SharePoint PnP PowerShell Cmdlets: You can grab the Cmdlets from Github here, and…

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…

Mobile Application Management with Microsoft Intune

So, what is MAM?  You may have heard the term if you’ve had any talks about a mobility strategy for your organization.  Mobile Application Management (MAM) is all about securing the Mobile Apps on your Corporate or BYOD devices. The mobile ecosystem grows larger an more important every day.  iOS and Android are the top…

What IS Microsoft PowerApps?

Lately, I’ve heard from a lot of people:  “I’ve heard about Microsoft PowerApps, but what is it?  What does it do?  What doesn’t it do?  Do I already have it? If so, is it tough to use?”  PowerApps was just released live in January, and while people are starting to hear the name more, I…