Alternate techniques to view all types of documents stored in SharePoint Document Libraries within PowerApps

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 )

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Extracting EXIF metadata from SharePoint using Power Automate

Showcase how to extract EXIF metadata from photos and files from SharePoint (eg location data and basic tags) and surface that data in PowerApps

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PowerApps & SharePoint – The Ultimate User Experience – Dynamic Data Sources – Graph – Power Automate

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.

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PowerApps demo with an in-app feedback module & much more – Part 2

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.

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PowerApps demo with an in-app user feedback module – Part 1

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.

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PowerApps Showcase: Bookings System & Campaign Word-PDF Mail-Merge

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

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