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Microsoft PowerApps and Flow Training

Microsoft PowerApps and Flow Training

Course Objectives

After taking this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand when to use PowerApp.
  • Describe the components of PowerApps and their correct use.
  • Create PowerApps from existing data sources.
  • Brand PowerApps.
  • Customize PowerApps beyond just using the automated wizards.
  • Connect to a range of data sources from Excel to Azure SQL.
  • Understand the difference between canvas apps and model-driven apps.
  • Integrate PowerApps with other Office 365 systems – including Teams and SharePoint Online.
  • Administer and Maintain PowerApps
Microsoft PowerApps and Flow Training

Course Outline

1 – 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
  • Lab 1: Introduction to PowerApps

2 – 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
  • Lab 1: Getting Started

3 – BRANDING AND MEDIA

  • Less is more
  • Duplicate Screens
  • Fonts
  • Screen Colours and Matching Colours
  • Screen Backgrounds
  • Buttons and Icons
  • Hide on Timer
  • Size and Alignment by reference
  • Show and Hide on Timer
  • Lab 1: Branding and Media

4 – POWERAPPS CONTROLS

  • Text Controls for Data Entry and Display
  • Controls – Drop downs, 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
  • Lab 1: Build Apps from Blank

5 – 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
  • Lab 1: Data Source and Logic

6 – 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
  • Lab 1: Model-Driven App

7 – POWERAPP INTEGRATION

  • Embed PowerApps in Teams
  • Embed PowerApps in SharePoint Online
  • Start a Flow from a PowerApp
  • Lab 1: PowerApp Integration

8 – 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
  • Lab 1: Administration and Maintenance

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