Microsoft PowerApps

Session Detail:    Classroom 2 Day

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.


No previous experience of PowerApps is required

Who Can Benefit

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.

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: An Introduction to PowerApps

  • Lesson 1: What is PowerApps?
  • Lesson 2: The benefits of apps
  • Lesson 3: How to get PowerApps
  • Lesson 4: Canvas Apps and Model-Driven Apps
  • Lesson 5: License Options and Costs
  • Lesson 6: Discover PowerApps with Templates

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe when PowerApps should be used
  • Know how to access PowerApps
  • Make design decisions based on PowerApps licenses
  • Understand that there are two types of app
  • Be able to use sample apps

Module 2: Getting Started with PowerApps

  • Lesson 1: Building a new app from a data source
  • Lesson 2: Add, edit and remove controls
  • Lesson 3: Intro to Formulas
  • Lesson 4: Testing an app
  • Lesson 5: App Settings
  • Lesson 6: Publish and Share Apps
  • Lesson 7: Version History and Restore
  • Lesson 8: PowerApps Mobile App

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Build a useful app using wizards in minutes
  • Make simple changes to existing apps
  • Know how formulas are used in PowerApps
  • Be able to test an app before it is shared
  • Restore a previous version of an app in the event of a problem
  • Use the mobile app to consume an app

Module 3: Branding and Media

  • Lesson 1: Less is more
  • Lesson 2: Duplicate Screens
  • Lesson 3: Fonts
  • Lesson 4: Screen Colours and Matching Colours
  • Lesson 5: Screen Backgrounds
  • Lesson 6: Buttons and Icons
  • Lesson 7: Hide on Timer
  • Lesson 8: Size and Alignment by reference
  • Lesson 9: Show and Hide on Timer

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Customize apps backgrounds with images and color
  • Add images and logos to an app
  • Use times to show and hide controls
  • Align and size controls

Module 4: PowerApps Controls

  • Lesson 1: Text Controls for Data Entry and Display
  • Lesson 2: Controls Dropdowns, combo box, date picker, radio button and more
  • Lesson 3: Forms Add and edit data in underlying data sources quickly
  • Lesson 4: Charts present information in pie, line and bar charts

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use a wide range of controls to give users the best data entry experience
  • Edit control properties
  • Use formulas to all multiple controls to interact with each other
  • Present information using charts

Module 5: Data Sources and Logic

  • Lesson 1: Data Storage and Services
  • Lesson 2: How do I decide which database to use?
  • Lesson 3: Connect to on-premises data – Gateway
  • Lesson 4: What is Delegation?
  • Lesson 5: Specific Data Examples
  • Lesson 6: Displaying Data

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Connect to any data source including cloud and on-premises
  • Understand the financial costs of working with different data sources
  • Understand which data sources can work with a large amount of data
  • Display data using controls

Module 6: Model-Driven Apps

  • Lesson 1: What is a model-driven app?
  • Lesson 2: Where will my data be stored?
  • Lesson 3: How do create a model-driven app
  • Lesson 4: Canvas vs model-driven summary

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between a canvas app and a model-driven app
  • Access model-driven apps
  • Edit model-driven apps

Module 7: PowerApp Integration

  • Lesson 1: Embed PowerApps in Teams
  • Lesson 2: Embed PowerApps in SharePoint Online
  • Lesson 3: Start a Flow from a PowerApp

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Know how to make PowerApps available for users via Teams and SharePoint Online
  • Understand the benefits of using PowerApps with Flow

Module 8: Administration and Maintenance of PowerApps

  • Lesson 1: Identity which users have been using PowerApps
  • Lesson 2: Reuse an app in another location (move from testing or development to production)
  • Lesson 3: Review app usage
  • Lesson 4: Prevent a user from using PowerApps
  • Lesson 5: Manage environments

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Identify who is using PowerApps in your organization
  • Prevent specific users from using the PowerApps service
  • Reuse or move existing apps

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