Automatically embed release notes in your canvas app

I’ve been talking about Power Apps (canvas) co-authoring feature in European Power Platform Conference 2022 at Berlin and in Scottish Summit 2022 in Glasgow. The recording of the latter can be found below. In both sessions I was asked to share the implementation of the DevOps pipeline I demonstrated to automate embedding of release notes…More

Contributing to Planner Gantt Chart

As announced in an earlier blog post I have open-sourced Planner Gantt Chart to make it easier for everyone to participate in development of this awesome app 🤗. In this blog post I’ll provide step-by-step example of how to contribute! Prerequisites GitHub account. If you don’t, go ahead and sign up! Familiarity with basic Git…More

Planner Gantt Chart source files now in GitHub

Taking advantage of the new co-authoring experimental feature of Power Apps canvas studio I have now published Planner Gantt Chart app source files in GitHub repository. This was originally requested by TaskeHAMANO last month and as this maneuver nicely supports my upcoming session at the European Power Platform Conference I decided to move forward with…More

Star rating in Power Apps canvas app with decimals

You are probably aware of the out-of-the-box rating control in Power Apps. It’s a good way of presenting a rating if all you need is whole number values. Let’s say you need a 5-star rating with possible values from zero to five. If it’s okay, that possible values are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and…More

Planner Gantt Chart app’s rescheduling features

What’s the most common thing people want to do on a Gantt chart? Postpone tasks! 😂 I don’t have any statistics to back that up, but at least my own experience is similar – the most editing needed per task is to either move the task forward in the timeline or to adjust task’s due…More

Power Apps canvas “drag & drop”

I was implementing some new features into the Planner Gantt Chart app I’ve originally published almost year ago. The feature I was working on was a capability for the user to drag and drop tasks on the Gantt chart back and forth in the timeline. This led me thinking that perhaps this technique is something…More

New version of Planner Gantt Chart released: apply your own themes!

Last May I published a blog post describing the main features of the Planner Gantt Chart I had been working on. Now I finally took some time and released a new version of the app. You can still download the app from the same place, use it freely in your organization and make any modifications…More

Using a Webhook to call a Logic Apps based integration pipeline

Logic Apps provides a Dataverse trigger that we can use to automatically start the workflow if a new row to a specific table is created or an existing row in a specific table is updated. In a recent project, however, the same Logic Apps worklfow was used to react to changes in both Account and…More

Power Fx – Using the Sequence Function

Even though Power Fx Sequence function has been there for a while, I discovered it myself quite recently while implementing the Planner Gantt Chart app. Short intro to Sequence(…) function Basically the function – as the name suggests – generates a sequence of numbers. You must provide the number of elements to generate and optionally…More