Author: FlowJoe

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Add an Empty String/Blank New Line on Power Automate Desktop

Do you want to create an empty string variable? Do you want to append a new line that’s blank? Well you may have tried to do this on Power Automate Desktop, however, you’ve hit the ‘Parameter ‘To’: Can’t be empty’ error issue, this blog post will show you what you need to do to work around this correctly.

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Maintain clean and reusable code in Power Automate Desktop Flows with Subflows

You’re tasked with creating a Power Automate Desktop (PAD) Flow that contains many different stages, you have noticed that your Flow is getting incredibly long, how do you maintain a clean-code approach? Maybe you want to reuse a section of your Flow rather than copying and pasting it multiple times, how do you do this? Well this is where Subflows come in to play!

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Community Connectors

Community Connector – Dexcom

A custom connector independently, Dexcom, published on Microsoft’s Power Automate.

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Power Virtual Agents - Microsoft Teams

Power Virtual Agents – The First Ever Official Bot Template!

I had the pleasure of working with Microsoft to create the first ever PVA template, that’s now available via GitHub! The template is based on an Employee FAQ bot that’s built into Microsoft Teams, uses Power Automate to manage and store requests and has been translated into numerous languages.

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Community Connectors

Community Connector – Jira (Extended)

A custom connector, Jira (Extended), independently published on Microsoft’s Power Automate.

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Power Virtual Agents - Microsoft Teams

Power Virtual Agents in Microsoft Teams – An Introduction

This video introduces you to Power Virtual Agents (PVA) within Microsoft Teams. It takes you through the basics of installing the PVA application, Getting Started with Topics, Modifying Topics, and Publishing the Bot to Teams.

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Microsoft Teams Adaptive Cards

Deep Linking to a Chat in Microsoft Teams from an Adaptive Card

This Blog and Video post will explain how to deep link to a chat with a user in Microsoft Teams from an Adaptive Card. We will look at an easy to follow example, add dynamic naming to our button and see the deep link in action.

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Power Automate Functions: ConvertFromUTC (No Need For Multiple Actions To Convert Date & Times)

This is a video to show you how to use the convertFromUtc function within Power Automate (and Logic Apps!). This function allows you to convert a UTC date and time, even the time and date right now, to your desired timezone.

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Microsoft Teams Adaptive Cards

Getting Data from Adaptive Cards in Microsoft Teams

This Blog and Video post will explain how to get data from Adaptive Cards in Microsoft Teams. We will look at an easy to follow example, add new input elements and see the data in action.

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Power Automate Functions: EncodeURIComponent (Make URLs Safe!)

This is a video to show you how to use the encodeUriComponent function within Power Automate (and Logic Apps!). This function allows you to add URL safe characters to return an encoded URL.

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