Power Apps Community Call – August 2021

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Call Summary:

Topics covered in this month’s community call include demos in Performance Insights (a new Power Apps self-service tool that analyzes runtime user data, makes efficiency recommendations), Event Calendar Power App (See event dates in month and full year views by country.   Simplify event scheduling by comparing holidays in up to 4 countries), How To Feed Your Dragon Game (a Demo Extravaganza 2021 entry.  3 games, 3 levels of difficulty - dialed up/down through variable record) along with Recent Power Apps News and Community Contributions, and more!  This session included Q&A in chat.  The call was hosted by Todd Baginski (Canviz).  Demo presenters are Varda Shrivastava, Juli Reid, and Gerard Simpson.  This call was recorded on August 18, 2021.  Thank for attending the call or viewing it on demand. 

 

 

Agenda:  

  • Performance Insights - Varda Shrivastava – 4:10
  • Event Calendar Power App - Juli Reid – 14:09
  • How To Feed Your Dragon Game - Gerard Simpson (SSE Renewables) | @PowerFanAddict – 25:47
  • Recent Power Apps News and Community Contributions – Charles Sterling (Microsoft) | @chass – 44:42

 

Demos: 

  • Performance Insights – a new Power Apps self-service tool for enterprise app makers that analyzes runtime user data and delivers a prioritized list (daily) of recommendations to make Model-driven or customer engagement Power Apps perform more efficiently. Evaluates usage patterns, forms performance, customizations, configurations, environment, and networking.  Suggests mitigation and provides links to references.  Available/Visible (Public Preview) in apps now.

  • Event Calendar Power App – auto-populate events for current user in this calendar.   See event dates for multiple regions in month and full year views by country.   Simplify event scheduling by comparing holidays in up to 4 countries for specified month.   Primary components - galleries, gallery wrap count and calendar function.  Embed into a SharePoint page, 1 external data source, includes tooltips, sample available in mid-September.   A Demo Extravaganza 2021 entry.
  • How To Feed Your Dragon Game – a Demo Extravaganza 2021 entry.  3 games, 3 levels of difficulty, and a Leader Board.  Tests hand/eye coordination, speed, precision, memory.   Objective is to gather as many vegetables (portions) as possible to feed hungry dragons.  Key build elements – images, audio clips, data values.  Difficulty level dialed up/down (gallery size, image size, collections, timers) - properties in variable record that cascades down through app.     

 

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