PowerApps: Alternate techniques to view documents

In this demo, 3 alternate technique are depicted to render the same documents stored in SharePoint within a PowerApps app.

1. Actual PDF documents
2. Word documents converted to PDF on-the-fly
3. Thumbnail images of the documents equally generated on-the-fly

Which technique would you use? ?

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Bookings & Campaign Mailer Demo

The app showcased in this blog demonstrates how a Booking system can be implemented leveraging PowerApps and the broader Office 365 ecosystem, including Microsoft Flow, SharePoint Online, Microsoft Word, dynamic on-the-fly conversion of documents to PDFs as well as various other techniques and patterns I have blogged on in recent times.

The base Booking system app was further enhanced to provide users with the ability to send out email campaigns to previous customers who had embarked on a cruise with them before.

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PowerApps: Booking form with automated conversion to PDF

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could fill in a booking form in PowerApps that creates an item in a list in SharePoint, which in turn triggers a Flow that automates the creation of a Microsoft Word document, converts that document to a PDF which is then automatically emailed to the person who requested the booking!

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