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Build a NumPad for Touch Devices in PowerApps

If you are operating a PowerApp on a touch device where you have to input Numbers in a frequent manner, you might drive users crazy if they have to tap on a textinput field and wait for the touch device to load the native keyboard for each input cycle.

In order to improve the input experience in a current PowerApps project, I decided to design a NumPad for touch devices. If you are facing same requirements the following tutorial might be worth reading.

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MS Flow: How to Group Items in a Table

Have you ever thought about structuring data in MS Flow like grouping? In other tools this operation is very straight forward, just as far as a simple click of a button. In one of my current projects I faced this common scenario to be handled within MS Flow and I’d like to share this with you.

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Build flexible and expandable menu screens in PowerApps

Some of you might be struggeling with building menu screens for larger apps. Having everything alligned and correctly placed can be a pain. What if we need another button once we needed to extend the app? Rearranging everything can be very time consuming and nerve-racking. 🙁

Finally I found another approach which I’d like to share with you. What if we’d just use galleries to manage our menu screen in PowerApps?

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Filter Galleries in PowerApps

In my last blog post I explained how to create a form screen including a gallery in order to add/edit/view table entries and browse them. (LINK).

We’ll now learn how to filter the data in different ways

  • using a drop down control
  • using another gallery
  • by the actual user
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Create Form Screen with PowerApps

One of the essentials when building Apps with PowerApps is the creation of screens to view, edit and add data. In this blog post I’d like to show you how to successfully build a form screen.

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Create RealTimeDatasets in PowerBI – Tweet Tracker

Today I’d like to demonstrate an example on how RealTimeDatasets in Power BI may be used.

Of Course there are multiple possible “real world” scenarios to use this functionality like showing the temperature, humidity or actual value of whatever IOT device. I decided to track Twitter as it was one of my own interests to see some stats about tweets.

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Create Outlook tasks for Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS)

The ones of us which are actively working with VSTS know that it is sometimes a hard job to keep track on all the tasks being created by project managers or other users among multiple projects. I found myself struggling with the amount of emails being sent and to follow all the links to view my tasks.

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Client based alerts spotted on roadmap for D365 for Finance and Operations

I could just find alerts to be announced in development. So anyone who was missing the functionality to set an alert on any dataset like

  • Invoice payment
  • Deliveries
  • Customer changes
  • Etc

Will be happy to read about this functionality to be in development 🙂

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Cost price finding logic in project management and accounting

Have you ever thought how project management and accounting finds its prices when it comes to planning in work breakdown structure or in the forecast models? I just spent some time to figure it out.

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Connect Microsoft Power BI to AX 2012 – ODATA query service

We all know Dynamics 365 for operations offers us a complete new entity store from where we may last but not least consume data for evaluation purposes. Inspired from that idea I started to do some research for similar opportunities within Dynamics AX 2012.

Indeed I’ve been able gather the Information I wanted and I’d like to share that with you as I’m sure some of you are still looking for something like that. Let’s see how it works.

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