PowerApps, Great system for the Novice Developer
November 08, 2020

PowerApps, Great system for the Novice Developer

Phillip Templeton | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with PowerApps

We have used PowerApps to create custom cloud-based solutions for on-prem systems. This has allowed us to go fully virtual and provide a wealth of information and systems to our customer service representatives to drive a world-class customer experience. We have built a custom invoicing system which allows the customer service representative to generate invoices upon request for our customers.
  • Low Code Solutions
  • Flexible connections
  • Built In Database(CDS)
  • Exporting Data out of the CDS is very limited
  • Save screen to PDF or Save data table to PDF
  • Data imports could be easier
  • Create custom applications to drive customer experience
  • The agent experience has improved
  • Costs of use compared to some on-prem solutions has drastically went down
PowerApps and Power Automate go together in the Power platform. They are made to work together to create a vast collection of connectors and out of the box pieces that come together to make a whole application. If you are unable to complete a task from within PowerApps, Power Automate is the best choice to look for that task.
PowerApps is a great solution and I have spent the last year familiarizing myself with the platform and building custom applications to complete a whole range of tasks such as asset management, custom invoice generation, and item restriction tracking. We as a company have barely begun to scratch the surface of what can be achieved with PowerApps.
There are many options for receiving support for PowerApps. You can reach out to Microsoft and get support from their great team. You can also browse the multitude of forum posts that they have available on the community boards. The community boards are very active and there are many people who will try their best to understand your question and help you to get to a satisfactory resolution.

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PowerApps is well suited to environments where an organization wants to allow their employees the flexibility to create solutions to make their lives easier while still maintaining good dlp policies. PowerApps is very secure and you can give access to all organization or limit it just the users that you wish to use that application.

PowerApps Feature Ratings

Visual Modeling
Drag-and-drop Interfaces
Platform Security
Platform User Management
Platform Scalability