PowerTwitter

PowerTwitter is a pixel-by-pixel implementation of Twitter’s homepage in a canvas PowerApp. Application features:Full use of the Twitter’s connector Sentiment analysis using Azure’s Text Analytics API Light and Dark themes The idea behind this project was to showcase the many possibilities when designing user interfaces for Canvas apps. You can learn by example on how to create rounded user dialogs, display a shade for zoomed images / dialogs, handle theming of your app and explore the fully potential of the flexible height gallery. User dialogs and shades for zoomed images As in popular image editing applications as PowerPoint itself, PowerApps lays all screen elements as layers. Depending on the localization...

Renaming Sharepoint List PowerApps forms

When you create a Sharepoint List PowerApp you might have noticed that this kind of PowerApps get an auto generated name. Something like “MyApp on PowerApps forms”: You might also have noticed that there is no way to change this name from the App Settings: There is a little trick that I’ve found in order to change it’s name: From the File menu, in the Save section click on See all versions It will open a new tab listing all the saved versions of your App. Close the PowerApp tab. We need to do this because PowerApps locks the app to prevent changes from other locations. We are going to change the name from Versions...

Query and transfer data between Azure SQL databases

In the DevOps world, there are some situations where you need to have a way to transfer data from different Azure SQL databases.  For example, let’s say you have a client who inadvertently deleted a huge amount of records from a table in the production database. With the help of the Point in Time backups, we could restore the database to an earlier point in time in which those records still exists. This process will create a new database with the restored contents and then we could swap names between these databases by renaming them. However, there is a caveat of performing this action. The restored database will lose all the...