Welcome to the PowerApps Community Blog

On this blog you will find articles, guides and information created by our community members and, from time to time, roundups and community news.

Let's walk through the process of building a Line of Business (LOB) Mobile Application to allow employees to submit Long Term Parking Requests, using PowerApps and Microsoft Flow! The app is secured by our Company's O365 Account, we have email notification capability, and the data is easily accessed via SharePoint by Approved Personnel where it can be further processed as desired.​​

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The gateway is a bridge from your app to the on-premises or virtual machine where your data is stored. The gateway can be deployed centrally and you can connect to your on-premises data and manage it securely from PowerApps. In this blog, I’ll demonstrate how we can create a simple App in PowerApps which can connect to on-premises SQL database. The App is created to capture Leads information from the user’s phone and the submitted data is saved to SQL database which is on-premises.

 

This post is part one of two parts.

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The gateway is a bridge from your app to the on-premises or virtual machine where your data is stored. The gateway can be deployed centrally and you can connect to your on-premises data and manage it securely from PowerApps. In this blog, I’ll demonstrate how we can create a simple App in PowerApps which can connect to on-premises SQL database. The App is created to capture Leads information from the user’s phone and the submitted data is saved to SQL database which is on-premises.

 

This post is part two of two parts

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SharePoint: Cascading Dropdowns in 4 Easy Steps!

by PowerApps Staff audrieg a month ago - last edited a month ago

One of the common requirements I run into when it comes to app forms of any kind is Cascading Dropdowns. So since I'm sure we'll all need them at one time or another, let's run through the steps to create them in PowerApps.

 

Goal:

This will be demonstrated on a Change Request app form that collects very basic information about change requests. The app will have three fields: Category, Sub-Category, and Answer. The sub-category will depend on the category selected, and the question the user will have to answer will depend on the sub-category selected.

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Welcome to the new PowerApps Community Blog!

by Community Manager ‎12-14-2016 02:02 PM - edited ‎12-14-2016 02:03 PM

We want to hear what's got you thinking about PowerApps and business app development, from opinion pieces on the latest industry trends, to helpful tips and how-tos for your fellow PowerApps users, to "trip reports" from your local. It's your community blog, and we want to hear from you!

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