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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)
1
Section 1: Introduction
3
Section 2: Microsoft Dataverse
11
Section 3: Power Apps
15
Section 4: Automation
19
Section 5: Power Virtual Agents
22
Section 6: Integrations

Canvas apps with Microsoft Teams

Canvas apps can provide specific functionality to users to perform their roles. Adding a canvas app to a channel is an effective way to deploy canvas apps to users.

To embed a canvas app, you start from a channel in the Microsoft Team app and click on Add a tab. The following page will be shown:

Figure 19.11 – Add a tab to a Microsoft Teams channel

You should select the Power Apps app and you will see the following page. You can search for the app you want to add to the channel, as shown in the following screenshot:

Figure 19.12 – Select a canvas app

After clicking on Save, a new tab is added to the channel showing the canvas app, as shown in this screenshot:

Figure 19.13 – Canvas app embedded as a tab

Only apps that you own or that have been shared with you can be added with the preceding method. 

Apps deployed to Teams are also available in the Microsoft Teams mobile app. Users do not need to...