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cryptosun
Helper I
Helper I

NEWBIE BEGINNER HELP!

Dear Community, I am grateful for everyone's support here.

 

I have worked with canvas apps but i still count myself super intermediate. However i am changing my organization where i would be using Dataverse apps instead of canvas apps, i never used or have idea about dataverse apps, are they same as canvas apps? 

 

my organization which i have not joined yet, told me that they use dataverse apps along with react and angular so i would be grateful if you could guide me through or any learning material so i can get my handson before joining as i am starting in a 12 days.

 

I would be grateful for your guidance.

 

Kind regards

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dpoggemann
Super User
Super User

Hi @cryptosun ,

 

There are a couple of types of Power Apps including Canvas and Model-based Power Apps.  Both of these can utilize Dataverse as a data source behind the scenes.  

 

Model-based Power Apps can leverage the best of the Dataverse (out-of-the-box) vs. Canvas Apps where you still need to build some of the capabilities that come in Model Apps.  '

 

Here is an article I wrote recently:  https://www.hbs.net/Blogs/2022/Power-Apps-Azure-SQL-vs-Dataverse  It is focused on Dataverse vs. Azure SQL but you will see a number of benefits that can be leveraged within Model-Apps by leveraging Dataverse.

 

Some good overview / training:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/modules/get-started-with-model-driven-apps-in-powerapps/

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/paths/get-started-cds/ 

 

 

Hope this helps. Please accept if answers your question or Like if helps in any way.
Thanks,
Drew

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