HAPPY NEW YEAR!! What a year it’s been – full of successes, changes and everything in between. There have been so many amazing community
influencers and incredible posts in the Microsoft Power Platform space in 2018. And 2019 promises to get even better with more community mentors, leaders and super cool content!
I’ve learnt so much from this community and I’m incredibly thankful for that. You guys and gals are amazing!!
Here’s a quick list of some of my fave reads and influencers that inspired my learning experience by month and made 2018 one of the best years. Even though posts are listed by month in the order I got to learn from them, each of those influencers have continued to contribute jaw-droppingly amazing stuff throughout the year. This is also a comprehensive list of people you’d want to follow to be in the know on the latest & greatest in this space.
January 2018 – First Impressions
Daniel Christian – LEGO Inventory App using PowerApps and Flow
Laura Rogers – SharePoint Power Hour: PowerApps Customize Form
Paul Culmsee – A PowerApps Audit Solution in 5 minutes
Paul O’Flaherty– PowerApps Make data modifications from within a gallery
Rory Neary – PowerBi PowerApps Custom Visual
Shane Young – Build a consent form with PowerApps using the Pen Input and send it as an email attachment
February 2018 – Learning from the best
Audrie Gordon – Friday Functions Series | Dynamic Maps with the Bing Maps Connector
Brian Dang – Solitaire – 6 – Nested Galleries [PowerApps]
Jon Levesque – Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Teams + Planner + AtBot (Formerly Bizzy) = Efficiency on the go!
Kent Weare – MVPDays – Automate Tasks with Microsoft Flow Kent Weare
March 2018 – Coolness in the mix
April Dunnam – https://www.sharepointsiren.com/2018/03/passing-parameters-to-a-powerapp/
Fausto Capellan Jr – https://faustocapellan.com/2018/03/02/express-yourself-building-expressions-with-microsoft-flow/
John Liu (Flow Ninja) – http://johnliu.net/flow-studio/
April 2018 – All about Reusability
David Nissimoff –https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/davidni/2018/04/25/reusable-powerapps-control-templates/
Melissa Hubbard – https://melihubb.com/2018/04/27/create-a-microsoft-flow-template-library-for-your-organization-using-sharepoint/
May 2018 – ‘I’-M-Possible
Serge Luca (Doctor Flow) – https://sergeluca.wordpress.com/2018/05/03/assign-unique-permissions-to-a-document-with-the-new-send-an-http-request-to-sharepoint-action-how-to-use-the-sharepoint-rest-api-in-flow/
Mark Stokes – https://medium.com/@mark_stokes/building-error-handling-into-your-microsoft-flows-83c6e08b83dd
Mikael Svenson – Saving collection of images from PowerApps to Sharepoint using Flow
June 2018 – Mid year PowerAddiction
Sandy Ussia – https://sandyu.com/2018/06/08/flow-work-past-the-30-day-limit/
Daniel Lakewitz – https://www.o365dude.com/2018/06/02/timeout-flow-approvals/
Jerry Weinstock – https://www.crminnovation.com/blog/powerapps-republish-requirement/
Paul Kroon – PowerApps | Re-Using Screens | Intro
Pieter Veenstra – Which Flow ran on my item?
July 2018 – History was made!
First-ever Microsoft Business Applications Summit with LOTS of opportunities to learn, connect & collaborate. Congratulations for being the first generation to witness this event!
This event showcased PowerApps Champions who were genuine in their own way to modernize their workplace with Business Apps. Brilliant work every single one of them!!
Ashley Culmsee – Fidget Spinner Genius
Keith Whatling – PowerApps Governance
Manuela Pitcher – Quick wins at Virgin Atlantic
Samit Saini – No limit to what you can create with new Technology
Feel grateful to have virtually connected with some of these incredible folks. Very inspired!!
August 2018 – Optimal Apps it is!
Todd Baginski – HOW TO: Use the Concurrent Function To Make Your PowerApps Perform Better
Richard Burdes – PowerApps for a simple Team Onboarding / Induction App
September 2018 – Brilliantly pushing the limits of the platform.
Ahmad Najjar – Modern Business Apps
Sandro Pereira – https://blog.sandro-pereira.com/2018/09/13/processing-feedback-evaluations-paper-automagically-with-smartdocumentor-ocr-microsoft-flow-power-bi/
PowerApps Gaming Competition spearheaded by this awesome team of inspiring individuals!
Chris Huntingford, Kyle Hill & William Dorrington
I had an amazing time participating and learning PowerApps with my Power-Roulette game! Check out the TDG portal for some brilliant content, knowledge sharing and collaboration on various Microsoft stack applications.
Makoto Maeda – Winner of the TDG gaming competition (Coin Dog)
October 2018 – No limits to customizations & API awesomeness
Anton Robbins – PowerApps Chef via PowerApps Cafe
Daniel Glenn – https://danielglenn.com/creating-a-custom-microsoft-flow-template-gallery-in-sharepoint/
Vivek Bavishi – Halloween Fun with PowerApps and Flow
November 2018 – Feeling the community love beyond borders!
Eickhel Mendoza – PowerTwitter App
Elaiza Benitez – http://benitezhere.blogspot.com/2018/11/how-to-display-date-field-value-correctly-in-an-email-in-Flow.html
Gilbert Okello – TimeSheet App in PowerApps
Hiro – PowerApps Gamification Hero
Natraj Yegnaraman –https://dreamingincrm.com/2018/11/02/building-spirograph-using-powerapps/
Théophile CHIN-NIN – https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/PowerApps-Community-Blog/Deep-Dive-Into-Delegation-What-Is-It-Exactly/ba-p/181456
December 2018 – Just the tip of the iceberg!
FREE & amazing MVPDays Microsoft Flow Conference. Thanks to @JonJLevesque, @DaveKawula and all involved in this superb initiative!
First ever live GLOBAL #PowerAddicts session run by the community for the community. #PowerAddicts plan to host one every month so don’t miss this amazing opportunity to collaborate & get your questions answered with #PowerAddictsQA!
Abe Saldana – https://abesaldana.com/canvas-and-cds-relationships/
Antoinette Naranjo – Carousel Effect
Brian Edwards – Leveraging Graph APIs in PowerApps and Flow [Documents – Images]
Daler Sayfiddinov– https://practical365.com/sharepoint-online/how-to-use-internal-powershell-gallery-app/
Jamie Willis-Rose – PowerApps Time Zone Converter Demo Part 1
Tomasz Poszytek – Manual Signature in PowerApps
This is not a complete list and there are many more geniuses out there with us in this journey of Modernizing workforce, Digital transformation and Inclusion by incorporating the Microsoft Power Platform.
Who or What were some of your fave of 2018 ? I would love to know!
I also want to thank everyone who has liked, shared, commented and supported me in the past year. 2018 has been full of gaining and sharing of knowledge for me.
Thanks for reading! Hope you found this recap beneficial as we took a look back at 2018 influencers and incredible posts. I look forward to knowing more influencers and learning from this awesome community.
2019 is going to be epic!
#TreadStrong #BringItOn #SharingIsCaring
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