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Hands-On Microsoft Lists

By : João Ferreira, Rene Modery
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Book Image

Hands-On Microsoft Lists

5 (1)
By: João Ferreira, Rene Modery

Overview of this book

Microsoft Lists is an extremely flexible and powerful platform for creating custom data models. Hands-On Microsoft Lists is an easy-to-read guide for those who want to get started with Lists, as well as those who are already familiar with the basic concepts and want to create custom and flexible Lists that are easily available through a web interface. This comprehensive introduction to Lists will show you how to get up to speed in no time with the help of practical guidance and examples. Complete with hands-on tutorials and projects, you’ll understand how to use and implement Microsoft Lists effectively. You’ll start by covering all the basic concepts that will help you to build your Microsoft Lists and get the most out of the platform. As you progress, you’ll explore how to customize Microsoft Lists layouts and forms. Later chapters will guide you through integrating Microsoft Lists with the Power Platform. Throughout the book, you’ll work with practical scenarios that you can use daily to improve the collaboration in your organization. By the end of this Microsoft book, you’ll have learned how to create custom data models to improve the way your data is put together, managed, and consumed in your workplace.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)

Exploring the Power Platform

The Microsoft Power Platform is a set of applications that allows power users without developer skills to automate business processes and to build business applications.

The Power Platform is currently constituted by four different applications:

  • Power Apps: Transforms any power user in an app builder. We have seen Power Apps in the previous chapter and how you are able to build custom forms for Microsoft Lists. While Power Apps are an integral part of the Power Platform, we will not cover them any further in this chapter, and rather provide more information on the other applications.
  • Power Automate: Allows you to automate processes and repetitive tasks by creating so-called flows. With more than 400 connectors, you can connect to multiple applications from different providers.
  • Power BI: Highlights the information that matters with custom reports. You will be able to find virtually anything that is hidden at first glance in your data.
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