Showing posts from September, 2019

Power Platform Share with Steve, Mariano, and Belinda (Episode 6)

MVPs Steve Endow (Twitter: @steveendow ), Belinda Allen (Twitter: @MsBelindaAllen ), and Mariano Gomez (Twitter: @dgpblogster ) sit down with Bob McAdam  (Twitter: @4mcadam ), General Manager of the GP User Group (GPUG) to discuss the addition of Power Platform sessions in a Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Conference. Recording was done live and onsite from Fargo, ND on September 12, 2019, but captures the bulk of where the Microsoft Dynamics GP partner channel is with the demand for these sessions. Until next post! MG.- Mariano Gomez, MVP

PowerApps | Passing Record Collections from Microsoft Flow to PowerApps

In my previous video, I showed you how we can pass collections from PowerApps as a JSON payload to Microsoft Flow. Now, we will see how we can get a JSON payload back into PowerApps. The technique used here requires knowledge of various PowerApps functions to accomplish the job: Split(), FirstN(), Last(), RemoveIf() , and a timer.   For more information, take a look at the following videos and articles: Microsoft Flow | Passing collections from PowerApps to Flow - click here Until next post! MG.- Mariano Gomez, MVP

PowerApps | Fabrikam Utility Billing Center sample app

I just got done with presentations at the yearly Microsoft Dynamics GP Technical Conference in Fargo, ND and had the privilege of delivering a session titled Leveraging your on-premises data with the Power Platform . During this session I presented a moderately complex sample application that leverages PowerApps AI Builder Form Processing to capture utility bills. These bills are submitted to the Microsoft Dynamics GP ERP application via a call to Microsoft Flow, which then invokes an eConnect API stored procedures to integrate these documents as Accounts Payable invoices. The Solution The solution leverages 3 AI Builder forms processing models for 3 distinct utility vendors. Each model contains 5 form fields, selected during the build process, after training the model with 5 documents. Each model was published and used to create a PowerApps application - the Fabrikam Utility Billing Center app. This canvas app, is capable of reading utility bills for each vendor

Microsoft Flow | Passing collections from PowerApps to Flow

In this video I explore how you can pass a collection of records from PowerApps to Microsoft Flow by leveraging the JSON() serialization function. I also cover some other topics like working with JSON schemas, Data Operations, Variables, and Control Structures in Flow. References: PowerApps | Form Processing with AI Builder: PowerApps | A look at the new JSON() serializer function: Until next post! MG.- Mariano Gomez, MVP