Author: FlowJoe

Understanding the Function: Substrings

Have you ever wanted to get a word, character or cut something out of a string? Well this video shows you how to use the Power Automate substring function in under 3 minutes! If you’re looking to learn more about strings check this blog post out: Data Types Alternatively if you’re looking for more videos […]

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An Introduction to Custom Connectors & API’s

Do you have a business need to get your applications data into the Power Platform or simply the data from any publicly available API? Then this session is for you! Join Flow Joe in this session as he walks through an introduction to what an API is and how to make your first Custom Connector. […]

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Adding CSS Shadows to Buttons in Canvas Apps

You’ve made an application and now you want to style it. How do we get those amazing web-based designs into our Canvas Apps? Well you can use CSS in Canvas Apps by using the HTMLText and manipulating the CSS to suite your needs. This blog post is to show you how to add shadows to […]

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MBAS 2020 – My Transformation Chat

I made an appearance on the Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2020 to talk about my journey to becoming a Senior Power Platform Solutions developer and community contributor.

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Setting a Default Selection with CDS Lookup Fields in Canvas Apps

Today we’re going to look at how you can set a default selection using CDS Lookup fields in Canvas Power Apps. Why would you want a default field selected? Well, if you’re using a lookup field to a User() entity, you may want to auto-select the logged in user rather than forcing the User to […]

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Custom Connectors – Path Parameters

This blog post is to show you Path Parameters that are used with Web Requests and in turn used for Custom Connectors. If you’ve made a custom connector before and you’re familiar with API’s and what parameters are then great, you’re in the right place. If you haven’t there are several blog posts below that […]

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Custom Connectors – Query Parameters

This blog post is to show you Query Parameters that are used with Web Requests and in turn used for Custom Connectors. If you’ve made a custom connector before and you’re familiar with API’s and what parameters are then great, you’re in the right place. If you haven’t there are several blog posts below that […]

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Parameters in Web UI Flows (RPA)

This blog post is to show you how to use parameters when working with Web UI Flows and how you can easily pass information from a Flow run to a UI flow. Why? Why would we want to use parameters with Web UI Flows? Well, lets take a search as a scenario. On my website […]

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Using Azure VM’s to run UI Flows (RPA)

So you want to run UI Flows but don’t want to keep your PC on 24/7? Use a Virtual Machine (VM)! In this blog post I’ll show you how to spin up an Azure VM, run your UI Flow and close the VM down to save costs and run efficient UI Flows. Why? Why would […]

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Video Edition: Functions & Parameters #PowerWhat

Let’s look at Functions & Parameters! So, we want to understand what a function is and how to use them while also wondering what a parameter is.

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