Posts Tagged ‘Flow’

Store PowerApp Camera Photos in SharePoint or OneDrive

In order to capture a Photo taken from a PowerApp, we are going to take advantage of the Camera control to capture an image and pass that to a Flow which will save it to SharePoint on OneDrive. The process relies on the workflow expression Base64ToBinary() which we will call within the Flow to convert […]

Send a Flow Approval to a SharePoint Group’s Members

Out of the box Microsoft Flow does not currently support getting the members of a SharePoint group. This makes it difficult to utilize existing groups that outdated SharePoint Designer Workflows would use. This leaves two options for a flow creator, A) create a custom list to track approvers, or B) set static emails in the […]

Access Web Apps is Retiring | Switch to PowerApps Now

As the retirement of Access Web Apps (AWA) nears, now is the perfect time to switch to using PowerApps. AWA offers a simple export method for converting your data to SharePoint lists, and following the few steps below, you’ll be able to get a PowerApp running on that data in minutes.   Export Your Data […]

Customizing Your SharePoint Form with PowerApps is Live

What We’ve All Been Waiting For. Following the team’s Q3 update, it was only a matter of time before they turned on the power for a long awaited piece of functionality. Unfortunately, it’s only rolling out to first release tenants, but that shouldn’t stop people from starting to get their hands on it. After Ankit […]

Using Flow for Dynamics 365 Record Creation

The ability to automatically create records in Dynamics 365/CRM based on an email received has been possible for quite some time.  In most instances, without the use of a custom workflow activity or plugin, the processing of the content of the email is limited to the To, From, Subject and Body, where the email Body […]

How to Embed a PowerApp into SharePoint

11/27/17 UPDATE: The PowerApps team has finally rolled out the ability to update a lists default form with PowerApps. Though this post focuses on embedding in general, check out the walk through I did on how to customize the list form here Since PowerApps has gone into General Availability six months ago, I’ve been patiently waiting to hear […]

ReadMe: The Future Is Written – Part Two

Part Two: Content Matters “They’re dumbing me down!” – A recent comment by a 17 year-old friend lamenting the emptiness of her current educational experience. Is our current diet of frequently random, fragmented, contextually divergent information and opinion making us dumber? Feels that way sometimes. Cocooned as we are in an innervating wrapper of digital […]