55265 - Microsoft Power Apps for End Users

55265 - Microsoft Power Apps for End Users

Course Length: 2 days
Delivery Methods: Multiple delivery options
Course Benefits
  • Understand when to use PowerApps
  • Describe the components of PowerApps and their correct use
  • Create PowerApps from exsiting data sources
  • Brand PowerApps
  • Customise 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
  • Intergrate PowerApps with other Office 365 systems – including Teams and SharePoint Online
  • Administer and Maintain PowerApps
Available Delivery Methods
Public Class
Public expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection. Guaranteed to run .
Private Class
Private classes are delivered for groups at your offices or a location of your choice.
Course Overview

This course delivers an instructor-led breakdown of Microsoft PowerApps. Students will be taught how to design, test and publish new apps that work with a variety of data sources. We will take users through a selection of well-crafted lessons to help them build new applications for their business.
This class has something for everything, from beginners who wish to customize their data entry forms in SharePoint right up to advanced users who need to use advanced formulas to deliver more bespoke actions to their apps.

Course Outline
  1. An Introduction to PowerApps
    1. Building a new app from a data source
    2. Add, edit and remove controls
    3. Intro to Formulas
    4. Testing an app
    5. App Settings
    6. Publish and Share Apps
    7. Version History and Restore
    8. PowerApps Mobile App
    9. Lab 1: Getting Started
    10. Create App from an existing Data Source
    11. Publish and Share
    12. View an app on your mobile device
  2. Branding and Media
    1. Less is more
    2. Duplicate Screens
    3. Fonts
    4. Screen Colours and Matching Colours
    5. Screen Backgrounds
    6. Buttons and Icons
    7. Hide on Timer
    8. Size and Alignment by reference
    9. Show and Hide on Timer
    10. Lab 1: Branding and Media
    11. Backgrounds and icons
    12. Import Class Data from Excel
    13. Duplicate Screen
  3. PowerApps Controls
    1. Text Controls for Data Entry and Display
    2. Controls – Drop downs, combo box, date picker, radio button and more
    3. Forms – Add and edit data in underlying data sources quickly
    4. Charts – present information in pie, line and bar charts
    5. Lab 1: Build Apps from Blank
    6. Create an App from the blank template
    7. Add Controls to collect and display data
    8. Add Formulas to allow the controls to interact
  4. Data Sources and Logic
    1. Data Storage and Services
    2. How do I decide which database to use?
    3. Connect to on-premises data - Gateway
    4. What is Delegation?
    5. Specific Data Examples
    6. Displaying Data
    7. Lab 1: Data Source and Logic
    8. SharePoint List connect to App
    9. Flow to collect tweets to SharePoint
    10. Display Tweets in PowerApps using the Twitter service
    11. Create a reply screen in PowerApps
  5. Model-Driven Apps
    1. What is a model-driven app?
    2. Where will my data be stored?
    3. How do create a model-driven app
    4. Canvas vs model-driven summary
    5. Lab 1: Model-Driven App
    6. Switch to Model-Driven mode in PowerApps
    7. Navigate the Model-Drive app interface
    8. Test a Sample App
    9. Edit the Sample App
  6. PowerApp Integration
    1. Embed PowerApps in Teams
    2. Embed PowerApps in SharePoint Online
    3. Start a Flow from a PowerApp
    4. Lab 1: PowerApp Integration
    5. Embed your app in MicrosoftTeams
    6. Embed your app in SharePoint Online
  7. Administration and Maintenance of PowerApps
    1. Identify which users have been using PowerApps
    2. Reuse an app in another location (move from testing or development to production)
    3. Review app usage
    4. Prevent a user from using PowerApps
    5. Manage environments
    6. Lab 1: Administration and Maintenance
    7. Export an app for use in another location
    8. Review current PowerApp users in your test environment
Class Materials

Each student will receive a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this Dynamics 365 class:

  • No previous experience of PowerApps is required.
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