The blog showcases the type of Power Apps that can be created depicting sublime performance rendering high quality and significant optimized thumbnail images and value of this concept in an Attendance Tracking app.
In this blog four alternate techniques are outlined that enable App Makers to render the practically any type of document stored in SharePoint Document Libraries in PowerApps
1. Actual PDF documents ( Basic Flow )
2. Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, HTML files (and numerous other document types) converted to PDF documents on-the-fly
3. Thumbnail images of the documents generated on-the-fly
4. Actual PDF documents
( Advanced Flow with Graph APIs )
Showcase how to extract EXIF metadata from photos and files from SharePoint (eg location data and basic tags) and surface that data in PowerApps
This blog demonstrates how App Makers can consume content from SharePoint using dynamic data sources leveraging the Graph v2 APIs with Power Automate flows within their Power Apps. The general highly reusable concepts can equally enable countless other Power App use cases.
I recently had a requirement to customize a SharePoint list using PowerApps that included 50+ fields defined as Currency fields in SharePoint (300+ fields in total – must be some kind of record 🤣).
Showcase of a Power App solution that displays thumbnail images of photos and/or documents stored in a Document Library using a Power Apps SharePoint data source connection.
This blog series showcases, by way of example, an approach to solicit feedback from users of your PowerApps, such as bugs, questions and general guidance etc.
Most bespoke developed apps don’t provide any capabilities with regards to performing certain functions for which the purpose of the app was subsequently designed and developed for.
Equally it is rare to find a custom developed app wherein the scope includes implementing a feedback-type feature such that the same capability could perhaps be utilized to solicit suggestions wrt how the app could possibly be enriched and thus enabling broadening adoption of all your apps for that matter that leverage the technique demonstrated in the demo video showcased in this blog.
I’d like to believe this latest blog post takes PowerApps to a whole new level and gets you excited about what you too can possibly do with it.
Demo app created in PowerApps with a mechanism for users to share feedback within the app such as bugs, suggestions, data change requests, improvements etc.
The home screen in the demo app also displays random rotating photos from a backend SharePoint Document Library where the photos depicted in the app have been uploaded.
Showcase of an awesome PowerApp surfacing highly compressed superb quality photos stored in SharePoint using PowerAutomate flows & the v2 Graph APIs.
Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could display actual PDF documents stored in SharePoint in your PowerApps using the PDF Viewer control? Super easy, super awesome!
Demonstration wrt how to convert documents on-the-fly stored in SharePoint to PDFs using the Graph v2.0 APIs & render those within PowerApps
Displaying images / photos stored in SharePoint with PowerApps historically has proved challenging for many frustrated App Makers. The Graph v2 APIs to the rescue…
The source code for the demo apps showcased in my previous blog, SharePoint Images Powered Up In PowerApps, has been shared on GitHub. For further details wrt this, read more!
This blog post articulates and demonstrates how App Makers can render photos stored in SharePoint Document Libraries leveraging the RenderListDataAsStream REST API within PowerApps.
The app showcased in this blog demonstrates how a Booking System can be implemented leveraging PowerApps, Power Automate flows, SharePoint, a Microsoft Word template and on-the-fly conversion of documents to PDFs