PowerApps Rocks!

Wheres the Code!?

For the uninitiated, locating the critical code within a PowerApp can be quite a source of frustration. Involving things like inheriting the code of others and non-standard code placement and even seasoned PowerVets reel at the thought of a full

Whats your PowerConfig?

Updated code!: 2023-07-18T20:14:12-07:00The OnStart property in PowerApps is super important to get right. Its the place to communicate critical info about your app to developers (and your future self) as well as setup users for a good experience. So

PowerHack of the Week!

Grab beautiful colors from anywhere on-screen!Note: This tool is for Windows computers only.Get Microsoft PowerToys!Download from here and installOnce installed, click Win + SHFT + C to activate the ColorPickerSelect a color from anywhere on your

Musings of a Former Citizen Dev

Low-code tools are wonderful things. Specifically Microsoft's low-code app development platform, PowerApps. I love how empowering it feels to code up some requirements right in front of my customers. I love hitting Publish and watching their face

The Citizen Dev Toolbelt

Citizen developers in the know already use the complete suite of PowerPlatform tools (PowerApps, PowerAutomate, PowerBI, Sharepoint, Azure services, etc.). Below is my curated list of additional tools I use ALL THE TIME as a PowerPlatform

1 Minute PowerTrip

Distraction-Free PowerAppsWhenever a PowerApps URL is communicated to users, append &hidenavbar=true to reduce distractions and keep user focus on your PowerApp!BeforeOriginal PowerApps URL:https://apps.powerapps.com/play/?tenantId=Busy menu

Name All The Things!

Why are PowerApps naming conventions important?PowerApps autogenerates a name for each Control as its added to the screen. Its imperative that you override the autogenerated name with a standard naming convention that is agreed upon (and documented!)