Your Face, Your Fate – PowerApps, AI, Flow & On premise Data Gateway – YouTube
May06

Your Face, Your Fate – PowerApps, AI, Flow & On premise Data Gateway – YouTube

In this 24 minute walkthrough of a 50 minute talk I gave, we build this scenario: It’s the future. I mean, it’s still 2019 but it’s like, say, two weeks from now. All employees are judged by their ability to suck it up and put on a smile through the workday. Otherwise: be removed from the PowerApps team and put on the next FORTRAN project. In this walkthough I build everything from scratch first creating a mobile...

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Azure IoT Central & MXChip – Configure In 4 Minutes – YouTube
Apr18

Azure IoT Central & MXChip – Configure In 4 Minutes – YouTube

I’m exploring Azure Internet of Things (IoT) with the MXChip device. In this 4 minute video I show how to set up Azure IoT Central and configure the MXChip device to send sensor data to it. This is a video of these instructions: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/iot-central/quick-deploy-iot-central To set up your own IoT Central trial: https://aka.ms/iotcentral Get your own MXChip device:...

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Magic 8 Ball In PowerApps – Canvas Components & Device Accelerometer – YouTube
Mar31

Magic 8 Ball In PowerApps – Canvas Components & Device Accelerometer – YouTube

PowerApps Magic 8 Ball Using: Accelerometer & Canvas Components In this 14 minute video, I create a Magic 8 Ball that uses the device’s accelerometer to behave as a real Magic 8 Ball would. I’ve also used a preview capability, Canvas Components, to build the center of the 8 ball. I’ve tried to adhere to the recommended naming conventions (link below) throughout the build. I was lucky enough to find an 8 ball...

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PDF Form Extract and Manager Out of Office Message Lookup – YouTube
Feb22

PDF Form Extract and Manager Out of Office Message Lookup – YouTube

n this 10 minute video I configure a forms inbox to collect submitted PDF forms, parse their content into SharePoint and then start an approval. Approvals are routed to the submitter’s manager, if the manager has their Outlook Out of Office message set, we look up the 2nd level manager and route to that person. Plumsail Documents API trial: https://plumsail.com/documents/ source

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Configuring the On Premises Data Gateway – SharePoint to SQL Server On Premises With Flow – c
Jan26

Configuring the On Premises Data Gateway – SharePoint to SQL Server On Premises With Flow – c

In this 4 minute video I configure the On Premises Data Gateway and use Flow to transfer SharePoint data to a SQL Server hosted on premises on Windows Server. The focus of the video is on the installation and configuration of the On Premises Data Gateway. Download the On Premises Data Gateway here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=53127 source

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Travel Approvals With Per Diem Calculations – SharePoint, PowerApps, O365, Flow – YouTube
Jan22

Travel Approvals With Per Diem Calculations – SharePoint, PowerApps, O365, Flow – YouTube

In this 12 minute video I create a custom PowerApps form on a SharePoint list for travel approvals. This video incorporates PowerApps with SharePoint integration, Office 365 Users (find manager), Excel lookups from OneDrive, and Flow approvals (including capturing the final approver when a flow approval is reassigned). I start with the SharePoint list already created, but if you’re new to SharePoint I show how the list was...

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Pancake & Milkshake – PowerApp Demo – YouTube
Oct31

Pancake & Milkshake – PowerApp Demo – YouTube

Pancake & Milkshake – The rules are simple: The kitty gets the milkshake…the bunny gets the pancake. This is a short demo of an app inspired by the Wreck It Ralph 2 trailer: https://youtu.be/Pb753wfIp6Y?t=78 (check it out, it’s hilarious) This is a short demo of the PowerApp I build here: https://youtu.be/rUNItB926Rc All artwork used in the game was created by: https://www.deviantart.com/mothman64...

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Pancake & Milkshake…in PowerApps – YouTube
Oct31

Pancake & Milkshake…in PowerApps – YouTube

Pancake & Milkshake – The rules are simple: The kitty gets the milkshake…the bunny gets the pancake! In this *definitely not* 5 minute video, I use PowerApps to create a game inspired by the Wreck It Ralph 2 trailer: https://youtu.be/Pb753wfIp6Y?t=78 (check it out, it’s hilarious) Fortunately, someone already created the art and sounds that are the stars of the show. Mothman64 built a very elaborate Flash based...

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PowerApp Barcode Scanning books with Google Books API
Oct03

PowerApp Barcode Scanning books with Google Books API

In this 11 minute video I use PowerApps and Flow to scan a book’s barcode, connect to the Google Books API to pull book information (title, thumbnail image, etc). I also provide an Amazon link to the book from within the PowerApp. This demonstrates the live barcode reader in PowerApps and using the (experimental) call to the device’s native reader, which makes a really satisfying “beep” on an iPhone. Google...

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Mobile PowerApp For Azure Face API
Sep19

Mobile PowerApp For Azure Face API

In this 10 minute video I use PowerApps and Flow to connect to the Azure Cognitive Services Face API to let the AI guess the age and other attributes of the face in the picture. Deeper drive by Paul O’Flahrety: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUtdnnYRpo4 Face API reference: https://westus.dev.cognitive.microsoft.com/docs/services/563879b61984550e40cbbe8d/operations/563879b61984550f30395236 Github Repo of Solution:...

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Create Dynamics Contacts from JSON Files: Dynamics + Azure Logic Apps + OneDrive
Aug30

Create Dynamics Contacts from JSON Files: Dynamics + Azure Logic Apps + OneDrive

In this 4 minute video I use Azure Logic Apps (you could use Flow too) to create new Dynamics 365 contacts from JSON files added to OneDrive. source

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Watermark PDF documents uploaded to SharePoint: Flow, SharePoint, Muhimbi – YouTube
Aug10

Watermark PDF documents uploaded to SharePoint: Flow, SharePoint, Muhimbi – YouTube

In this 4 minute video we configure Flow to automatically watermark PDF files uploaded to a SharePoint document library, using Muhimbi’s third party Flow action. source

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Flow Approvals with SharePoint: Flow, SharePoint, Flow Approvals – YouTube
Aug10

Flow Approvals with SharePoint: Flow, SharePoint, Flow Approvals – YouTube

In this 6 minute video I create a SharePoint document library, add fields to track approval status and comments, then connect it to Flow Approvals. source

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Create a User in Service Now From Dynamics: Dynamics + Flow + ServiceNow – YouTube
Aug10

Create a User in Service Now From Dynamics: Dynamics + Flow + ServiceNow – YouTube

In this 5 minute-ish (ok…8 minute) video I build upon part 1 (https://youtu.be/N63ewbAYRyY) to search ServiceNow when a new Dynamics Contact is created, and create a corresponding ServiceNow User if needed. source

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Create ServiceNow Incident From Dynamics: Dynamics, Flow, ServiceNow – YouTube
Aug10

Create ServiceNow Incident From Dynamics: Dynamics, Flow, ServiceNow – YouTube

In this 4 minute video I use Flow to create a new Incident whenever a Contact is added to Dynamics. This is the first of two videos. In the second video (https://youtu.be/HRK4hF-o_a4) I create a new ServiceNow user if needed. source

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SharePoint Image Library with Cognitive Services – YouTube
Jul19

SharePoint Image Library with Cognitive Services – YouTube

In this demo I create a SharePoint picture library, then use Azure Cognitive Services to automatically update each item with a textual description of the image. source

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PowerApps & SharePoint – Connect To A Doclib with Images
Jul19

PowerApps & SharePoint – Connect To A Doclib with Images

In this 4 minute video I connect a Canvas PowerApp to a SharePoint document library and customize the PowerApp to show and edit the document library contents, including attachments. source

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PowerApps & CDS – Diplomatic License Plate mobile app – YouTube
Jul19

PowerApps & CDS – Diplomatic License Plate mobile app – YouTube

In this 5 minute video I load data into the Common Data Service and build a mobile app using PowerApps canvas apps to decode the countries from US Diplomatic license plates. source

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