PowerApps: Translator

I’ve written a walkthrough on the PowerApps Community Blog site, demoing the usage of the Microsoft Translator connection. I’m getting some use out of my “Quick Translator” app this summer as I travel in Europe!

Planner: Notifications

I’ve noticed some interesting things about notifications in Planner, so I thought I’d share. Microsoft has information on Planner notifications, but I wasn’t completely clear on some of the behavior until I poked around in it a bit. I have a Plan for an O365 Group I created for doing work with a client, so…

Teams: Get version updates for the client app

I’ve been playing around a little bit with Microsoft Teams since about the first of the year, when it was still in Preview, and being at SPTechCon this week reminded me that I really should update the Teams Client app on my laptop now that Microsoft released it to General Availability last month. Of course,…

PowerApps/Flow: Deleting a Connection

I was doing some housekeeping on my PowerApps and Flow connections this evening, and found this nice little safety net… To delete a Connection (say, for example, you no longer have access to a given email account), you just click on it in the list of connections: If you blithely try to click the deletion garbage…

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…