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JeffRidesBikes
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Will PowerApps be around for the next 5-6 years?

I created two PowerApps about a year ago to POC the platform.  The apps allow our ERP application admins and BAs to perform a variety of admin tasks, like calling SQL stored procs that change settings, kicking off automations, inserting SQL records, etc.  The apps work well, and have been a big hit. 

I'm about to develop another PowerApp, that bridges a functionality gap in a new cloud app we're implementing, but this time, the app will be deployed to about a hundred users (versus a small handful), and will be somewhat mission critical (versus the 'nice to have but not critical' nature of the old apps). 

So, before I set out... 

  • Is the PowerApps platform here to stay, at least for the next 5-6 years?  Can it be counted on?
  • Do I need to consider anything regarding platform stability (i.e., will future backend updates break my apps, how often are updates made, and should I test my apps regularly after changes are deployed, etc.)?
  • Is it weird if the majority of my users will be using the PowerApp in IE or Chrome on their desktops, and not a mobile device?  (I don't know why, but it feels a bit weird to me)
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Re: Will PowerApps be around for the next 5-6 years?

Hi @JeffRidesBikes,

 

I believe the blog below would be much helpful for you to make a decision:

Accelerating digital transformation with the spring 2018 release for Dynamics 365 and Business Appli...

 

For platform stability. I think it is better to check the App status every month, as currently PowerApps would release new features every month, and improve the function/performance based on user feedbacks.

 

There are Mobile Apps available for PowerApps.

Besides, the created App is also available under the Dynamics 365 Mobile App portal.

 

Regards,

Michael

Community Support Team _ Michael Shao
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