Most canvas apps look very similar, and not very appealing for people to use them. In this post, I’m introducing the Microsoft Teams UI Toolkit, and how to get started with it as a Maker.
Author Archives: Carmen Ysewijn
Matching the logged in user in a canvas app with a person column in SharePoint
I recently came across an interesting problem when trying to match the logged in user to a user selected in a person column. Even when the user is the same, the result would sometimes not be a match. In this post, I’m explaining the cause of this problem and a possible solution.
#LetsGetPersonal: Paralyzing pressure
After a hiatus of almost 6 months (not that I was super consistent in posting before, but still) I want to share the main reason why I was not blogging. I also want to share some tips (to my future self and possibly others) to prevent this from happening again.
Canvas app UI element: tag box & list
In this blog post I’m creating a UI element to add items into a dynamic list using only standard canvas controls. This reminded me of filtering in a webshop using tags, so I called it a tag box component.
Dynamically fill in a SharePoint multi-select person field using Power Automate
Filling in mult-select person fields in SharePoint using Power Automate when a variable number of people can be input, is not straightforward. In this post, I’m sharing how you can achieve this in 3 steps!
Create a no-code button with icon (part 2)
A couple of months ago, I shared how to create a button with an icon as a component. With the new behavior property functionality in Power Apps, we can now improve this component so it can not only navigate, but trigger any function you want…
2020: a year in review
At the beginning of the new year, I like to reflect on what the past year has brought and look ahead to the future.
Expand and collapse rows in a Power Apps canvas app gallery
Galleries are one of the core components of Power Apps canvas apps. In this post, I’m sharing a solution to expand and collapse a row in a gallery to show additional information before going to a second detail screen.
Using JSON to optimize Power Automate input parameters in the Power Apps trigger
In the final blog post of this series I’m presenting a solution to optimize your Power Apps trigger input parameters in a Power Automate flow using JSON. This is a flexible solution that separates the trigger from the logic of your flow.
A uniform approach to Power Automate input parameters in the Power Apps trigger
After understanding how Power Apps trigger input parameter names are generated in Power Automate, we can use this knowledge to create a uniform approach for these input parameters. This is the second part in a 3-part series on optimizing Power Apps trigger input parameters.