PowerApps and Flow Overview

This PowerApps and Flow training course teaches attendees how to build advanced business solutions using PowerApps and Microsoft Flow. Students learn advanced techniques, including writing complex expressions for PowerApps and Flows and accessing REST-based data sources using custom connectors. Students learn how to design and build custom solutions for real-world scenarios in SharePoint Online, Power BI, the Common Data Service for Apps, Dynamics 365, and much more.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are taught as private, customized training for 3 or more attendees at our clients' sites worldwide. In addition, we offer live, private online classes for teams who may be in multiple locations or wish to save on travel costs. Please visit our client list for organizations for whom we have delivered onsite training. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private on-site or online training, please contact us.

PowerApps and Flow Objectives

All students will be able to:

  • Describe when PowerApps should be used
  • Know how to access PowerApps
  • Make design decisions based on PowerApps licenses
  • Understand that there are two type of app
  • Use sample apps
  • Build a useful app using wizards in minutes
  • Make simple changes to existing apps
  • Know how formulas are used in PowerApps
  • Test an app before it is shared
  • Restore a previous version of an app in the event of a problem
  • Use the mobile app to consume an app
  • Customize apps backgrounds with images and color
  • Add images and logos to an app
  • Use times to show and hide controls
  • Align and size controls
  • Use a wide range of controls to give users the best data entry experience
  • Edit control properties
  • Use formulas to all multiple controls to interact with each other
  • Present information using charts
  • Connect to many data source including cloud and on premises
  • Understand the financial costs of working with different datasources
  • Understand which data sources can work with large amount of data
  • Display data using controls
  • Describe the difference between a canvas app and a model-driven app
  • Access model-driven apps
  • Edit model-driven apps
  • Identify who is using PowerApps in your organization
  • Prevent specific users from using the PowerApps service
  • Reuse or move existing apps

PowerApps and Flow Outline

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An Introduction to PowerApps
  • What is PowerApps?
  • The benefits of apps
  • How to get PowerApps
  • Canvas Apps and Model-Driven Apps
  • License Options and Costs
  • Discover PowerApps with Templates
Getting Started with PowerApps
  • Building a new app from a data source
  • Add, edit and remove controls
  • Intro to Formulas
  • Testing an app
  • App Settings
  • Publish and Share Apps
  • Version History and Restore
  • PowerApps Mobile App
Branding and Media
  • Less is more
  • Duplicate Screens
  • Fonts
  • Screen Colors and Matching Colors
  • Screen Backgrounds
  • Buttons and Icons
  • Hide on Timer
  • Size and Alignment by reference
  • Show and Hide on Timer
PowerApps Controls
  • Text Controls for Data Entry and Display
  • Controls – Dropdowns, combo box, date picker, radio button and more
  • Forms – Add and edit data in underlying data sources quickly
  • Charts – present information in pie, line and bar charts
Data Sources and Logic
  • Data Storage and Services
  • How do I decide which database to use?
  • Connect to on-premises data - Gateway
  • What is Delegation?
  • Specific Data Examples
  • Displaying Data
Model-Driven Apps
  • What is a model-driven app?
  • Where will my data be stored?
  • How do create a model-driven app
  • Canvas vs model-driven summary
Module 7: PowerApp Integration
  • Embed PowerApps in Teams
  • Embed PowerApps in SharePoint Online
  • Start a Flow from a PowerApp
Administration and Maintenance of PowerApps
  • Identify which users have been using PowerApps
  • Reuse an app in another location (move from testing or development to production)
  • Review app usage
  • Prevent a user from using PowerApps
  • Manage environments
Flow Fundamentals
  • Why automate?
  • Important to consider
  • Flow plans
  • The Flow Admin Center
  • Important concepts
  • Start creating a flow
  • Share a flow
Example Flows (we would work with you to pick 3 or 4 of these to cover in-depth, or could work with you on your flows
  • Set Document Titles
  • Approval Flows
  • Get Email Input on New Items
  • Calculate Totals
  • Progress Bar
  • Monthly Projects Report
  • Format Email Body
  • Email Links
  • Roll Back Column Changes
  • Set Task Assignee Depending on Category
  • Merge Orders into a Tasks List
  • Core Survey Responses from Forms
  • Copy Requested Dropbox Files to SharePoint
  • New Employee Tasks
  • Keep Two lists in Sync
  • Reminders
  • Send Emails with Attachments from Shared Mailbox
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

60%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

40%

Lab

Course Number:

SHPT-451

Duration:

3 Days

Prerequisites:

All students should be familiar with Microsoft Excel, Office 365 and SharePoint Online.

Training Materials:

All PowerApps and Flow students will receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

In class, we can either use your environment with Office 365, SharePoint Online, PowerApps, and Flow, or provide an appropriate environment in the cloud.

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