Trigger Power Automate flows from Power Pages

At MS Build last week everyone was all “Copilot this and Copilot that…” and the were other announcements that I feel are going to be also very impactful. One of these is the ability to trigger a Power Automate flow from Power Pages and get the results back to that page. I tried this out… Continue reading Trigger Power Automate flows from Power Pages

Use Web Templates as components

While Power Pages provides a variety of components to display data from Dataverse using lists, forms, and even from embedded Power BI reports. There are times when you would want to expand these further and build custom layouts. This is where you can build custom web templates to achieve your unique requirements. Using web templates… Continue reading Use Web Templates as components

Using solutions to move Power Pages site configuration

Moving Power Pages (and Power Apps portals) site configuration from a one environment to another used to be a bit of a tedious process. While there were handy tools like the XrmToolBox portal records mover, Power Platform CLI, or the Configuration Data Migration tool, it was always an extra step to move website configuration. Now,… Continue reading Using solutions to move Power Pages site configuration

Using Content Snippets in Power Pages

One feature of Power Pages that doesn’t get a lot of attention is Content Snippets. What is a content snippet? Its really just a piece of text or HTML that you can inject into headers, footers, page copy, or in web templates. You can even include Liquid or JavaScript code in content snippets. A couple… Continue reading Using Content Snippets in Power Pages

Using calculated columns in Power Pages

Form and list components in Power Pages are based on model-driven Power App forms and views, which of course are connected natively to Microsoft Dataverse. While it’s very easy to create tables, columns (fields), forms, and views in the Power Pages data workspace, for new (and even established) makers, understanding how the overall data model… Continue reading Using calculated columns in Power Pages

Demystifying forms in Power Pages

One of the key features of Power Pages is to allow users to interact directly with information stored in Microsoft Dataverse. Makers can easily create web pages with list and form components to allow site visitors to be able to create, read, update or even delete Dataverse records. However, sometimes new users get a bit… Continue reading Demystifying forms in Power Pages

Arctic Cloud Developer Challenge

Earlier this month I was a judge at the Arctic Cloud Developer Challenge, also referred to as ACDC. When I was originally asked if I wanted to go to ACDC, of course I said yes, AC/DC is one of my favourite bands. However, instead of a Highway to Hell, I took a flight to Oslo… Continue reading Arctic Cloud Developer Challenge

Microsoft Dataverse information in Power Pages – offline!

Before I dive into the details of this blog, you will notice that in 2022, I only published twice. My day job involves creating content for Microsoft Learn, but I also have a backlog of blog ideas that really don’t fit into Microsoft Learn, so hoping that in 2023 I hope to have a good… Continue reading Microsoft Dataverse information in Power Pages – offline!

Power Apps portals is now Power Pages

My last post from May was all about the preview release of Power Pages. At that time, I explained how Power Pages was the evolution of Power Apps portals. As announced at Ignite today, Power Apps portals is Power Pages. As a Microsoft employee, its not in my best interest to say anything about Microsoft… Continue reading Power Apps portals is now Power Pages

Power Pages

It has been quite a few months since I posted a blog and the main reason is that I have been heads down working with our team on a set of new documentation that relates to one of the big announcements from Microsoft BUILD 2022. Today Microsoft has introduced the fifth pillar of the Power… Continue reading Power Pages