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Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant: PL-200 Exam Guide

By : Julian Sharp
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Microsoft Power Platform Functional Consultant: PL-200 Exam Guide

By: Julian Sharp

Overview of this book

The Power Platform Functional Consultant Associate (PL-200) exam tests and validates the practical skills of Power Platform users who are proficient in developing solutions by combining the tools in Power Platform and the Microsoft 365 ecosystem based on business needs. This certification guide offers complete, up-to-date coverage of the PL-200 exam so you can prepare effectively for the exam. Written in a clear, succinct way with self-assessment questions, exam tips, and mock exams with detailed explanations of solutions, this book covers common day-to-day activities involved in configuring Power Platform, such as managing entities, creating apps, implementing security, and managing system change. You'll also explore the role of a functional consultant in creating a data model in the Microsoft Dataverse (formerly Common Data Service). Moving ahead, you'll learn how to design the user experience and even build model-driven and canvas apps. As you progress, the book will show you how to manage automation and create chatbots. Finally, you'll understand how to display your data with Power BI and integrate Power Platform with Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams. By the end of this book, you'll be well-versed with the essential concepts and techniques required to prepare for the PL-200 certification exam.
Table of Contents (34 chapters)
Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Microsoft Dataverse
Section 3: Power Apps
Section 4: Automation
Section 5: Power Virtual Agents
Section 6: Integrations
UI Flows

In Chapter 12, Power Automate flows, you learned how to create automations using connectors. UI flows are for automations where there is no connector or API available to use. There are many legacy applications that do not have a method for accessing their data or functionality except through their user interface. UI flows use Robotic Process Automation (RPA) techniques to automate user actions on these legacy applications.

UI flows is the name of the RPA functionality in Power Automate. This chapter describes how to create and run UI flows. By using UI flows, you can create automations that span modern and legacy applications. 

The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • Introducing UI flows
  • Recording business tasks
  • Using attended and non-attended flows

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to differentiate between the distinct types...