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Power Platform Weekly - Issue #98
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In case you did not know, there is a Mixed Reality Blog on Tech Community and last week it combined Mixed Reality + Power Apps. Create Low-Code MR Apps with Power Apps.
August 2022 brought us 10 New Independent Publisher Connectors.
New blog spotted! George Cusworth (gcusworth.com)
Thanks for reading and have a great week!
🦸🏻♀️ Want to know if different data types have an impact on performance in Power BI relationships? In this article Max Wikström shows us his tests and benchmarks.
🦸🏻♀️ When coordinating Tasks from a Business Process Flow you can integrate with a lot of different tools. Find out from Ben den Blanken what will suit your users the best!
👩💻 In the frontend development world, Storybook has emerged as the industry standard to showcase and test UI components. In this series of posts, David Rivard will show how easy (and rewarding) it is to implement and publish a Storybook for a Power Apps Component Framework (PCF) project.
🦸🏻♀️ AI at the Zoo: Exporting Lobe AI Model by Kylie Kiser
🦸🏻♀️ Custom Page – Opportunity Close Solution Download by Thomas Sandsør
👩💻 Configure Dataverse exports using Azure Synapse Links for Azure SQL Databases by Pieter Veenstra
🦸🏻♀️ Generate documents with information collected from Microsoft Forms by Rishona Elijah
🦸🏻♀️ Richard chats with Priscilla Camp about using cognitive services in PowerBI for image recognition, natural language processing, and even sentiment analysis. Priscilla describes her experience doing analysis on data from the Universal Studio theme parks in Orlando, going beyond simple happy/neutral/sad ranking into analyzing the thousands of comments made by folks in the park. Through sentiment analysis and key phrase extraction, those comments can be turned into actions the park can take to improve people's experiences - and potentially increase revenues!
👩💻 Learn what story points are, three factors affecting the size of a requirement, how to account for Hick's Law and Weber's Law when choosing an estimation scale, and the two estimation scales commonly used by agile teams.
📅 Events & Webinars
📅 September 20th-22th - The first annual Microsoft Power Platform Conference. This event is jam-packed with Microsoft’s senior thought leaders, software engineers, and community experts - all focused on uniting humanity and technology.
📅 October 14h-15th - A completely free-of-charge two-day event for professional people working with Microsoft technology. It focuses on all three pillars of the Microsoft platform: Business Applications, Modern Workplace, and Azure.
💙 Out of the Blue
🦸🏻♀️👩💻 The highly awaited preview of named formulas is now here! This new feature will change the way developers will work with Power Apps. There are a lot of advantages to use named formulas, so make sure to read the blog for all the details!
🦸🏻♀️👩💻 This week, Microsoft announced the experimental release of the ParseJSON function, which can parse JSON strings into Power Fx objects and types. This new function dramatically simplifies working with JSON in Canvas apps.
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 The Power BI team announced new features such as hierarchical axis by default, translations for composite models, mobile formatting options general availability and cross tenants’ datasets sharing.
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 10 new Independent Publisher connectors were published in August. These connectors have solutions and tools for Business Management, Productivity, Lifestyle and Entertainment, and much more. Read about the connectors, learn about the publishers, and look at the connector files!
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