SharePoint: Modern Lists and Libraries

I wrote a guest blog post over on the Aurora Bits site, about the user experience in SharePoint Modern lists and libraries… By the way, while you’re on the Aurora Bits site, I recommend checking out their FlyView tool for SharePoint. It’s a very cool SharePoint navigation tool, giving you a dropdown/flyout navigation system, complete…

Flow: Copy a Team Flow

The Microsoft Flow team announced yesterday that the “Save As” feature is now available for Team Flows. It was previously only available for your own Flows. The use case might be a Flow you shared with your co-workers so they could run it on demand, and then you find that an additional, similar yet different,…

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…