Flow: Tweets about events

As part of my “Power to the People” session (presented at SharePoint Saturday Pittsburgh, several events in South Africa, and SPS Caribbean), I demonstrate a Flow which creates an item in a SharePoint custom list when there’s a tweet containing a particular hashtag (for example, a tweet about the event at which I’m speaking). This…

Around the Office 365 – Flow and PowerApps

My good friend Tracy van der Schyff (Office Servers MVP) has been blogging recently about Flow and PowerApps as part of her Office 365 blog-a-day challenge. Some posts are information/reference, some are walkthroughs. Below are links to those posts, but please check out the rest of her blog as well – it’s a crazy challenge, and…

Using the SharePoint Online Content Type Hub

This article walks you through using the SharePoint Online Content Type Hub to create and publish a content type for use throughout your tenant. This gives you a consistent structure for items of a specific type. You can learn more in general about content types in this Microsoft article. SharePoint Online Content Type Hub Unlike…

South African SharePoint Saturdays and roadtrip

Howzit! I just returned from an epic month in South Africa, speaking about PowerApps and Flow at the three SharePoint Saturdays, and participating in the first-ever aOS Community roadtrip. It’s hard to find the right words to express how much I enjoyed the experience, but I’ll try… SharePoint Saturday Johannesburg was held on October 8,…

2 Guys and SharePoint podcast – SharePoint Nomad

I was excited to be interviewed by Alistair Pugin for his South African SharePoint podcast this week while I’ve been in Johannesburg… You can listen to it on SoundCloud here! While you’re at it, check out Alistair and Rod’s podcast site for more great episodes! [November 2016 update: I’m no longer working for Lightning Tools,…

Microsoft Flow resources

As with all things these days, this is an ever-evolving list… Last updated June 2017. Microsoft Flow site – The Learn tab includes links to Documentation, Support, Community, Blog, and the ability to give feedback. The Reference section in the Documentation doesn’t really contain much in the way of reference material, but I see that the…

Microsoft PowerApps resources

In flux… Last updated June 2017. PowerApps site PowerApps plans and pricing PowerApps Guided Learning: short tutorials and videos, started around January 2017, I believe. PowerApps Community, under the Power Users Community umbrella. PowerApps & Flow Space, another forum, this one under the Microsoft Tech Community umbrella. Office Blogs posts related to PowerApps PowerApps Connector…