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

Microsoft Planner Gantt Chart with Power Apps – download your own!

[If you’re just looking for the download link, it’s at the end of this blog post] So far (May 15th, 2021) there has been 11957 votes on the Microsoft Planner UserVoice for a feature to get a Gantt chart view in Microsoft Planner. The latest reply from the Planner Team is, that people should start…More

Make your Power Apps less formal with Emojis 😀

Emojis are nice, they can be treated as text in many apps these days and you can easily copy-paste them around. And Power Apps canvas app is not an exception! I created an Emoji Picker component that can be used to allow the user to choose an emoji. The chosen emoji can then be used…More

Simple Power Apps month range selector

While working on a Power Apps canvas app for another blog post, I implemented a simple easy-to-use year and month selector component that can be used to select desired year and month range for that year. Without further ado, here is how the component behaves in action: On the screen I have two horizontal galleries…More

Using Desktop flows to UI test your Power Apps

The challenge Let’s face it: unit testing Power Apps is not possible. Surely, you can add some custom Power Fx code here and there to validate that elements are where they are supposed to be and to check that galleries contain correct data. But by doing this, you will make your solution much more complex,…More