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Power Platform Data source Environment Variables

Last year I wrote a blog about using dynamic SharePoint sites and lists in Power Automate. The information is still relevant for some scenario’s. But earlier this year a new type of environment variables has been introduced which is a better approach to use in ALM scenarios of Power Platform solutions build on top of …

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Using dynamic SharePoint sites and lists in your Flows

If you have some experience with Power Automate the concept of Dynamic Content will be familiar to you. All Flows make use of this concept, where you use output of data from a previous action as input for another one. When using the SharePoint connector this is often used for determining the details of items …

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Diversity & Inclusion Roundtable | 365 Saturday Amsterdam

Some time ago at 365 Saturday Amsterdam I had the privilege to host a Diversity & Inclusion round-table discussion. With a small but diverse group of people from different genders and nationalities we talked about what diversity means for us, what we can do to make our companies more diverse and we shared personal examples …

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New PowerApps preview feature – Components

Recently the PowerApps team released a new feature in preview – Components. I was really looking forward to the availability of this feature. An excellent reason to share my experience trying it out. Components are described as groups of controls that can be reused across screens and apps. Because this feature is still in preview …

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Working around the limitations of the SharePoint picture column in PowerApps forms

UPDATE JUNE 3, 2020 The workaround described in this blog is still valid but depends on the images being publicly available (no need to log in to see the image). Since most companies do not allow anonymous sharing in Office 365 images stored in SharePoint will not show in the form or Canvas App using …

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Building Canvas Apps faster with new screen types

With the October release rolling out to PowerApps we will get, and already have received, new features to PowerApps. The product team focused on quality improvements on the platform which was to be expected since the platform had a major update with the release of Model Driven PowerApps and Common Data Service for Apps earlier …

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