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Microsoft Power Apps Cookbook

By : Eickhel Mendoza
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Microsoft Power Apps Cookbook

By: Eickhel Mendoza

Overview of this book

Microsoft Power Apps Cookbook is a complete resource filled with meticulously crafted recipes to help you build customized business apps that meet ever-changing enterprise demands. You will learn how to design modern apps with the low-code approach in a rapid application development environment by achieving enterprise-wide business agility.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)

Setting up your environments

Building PCF components requires configuring your local development computer and, in the case of canvas apps, your Power Platform environments as well. These configurations involve the installation of specific tools to aid component lifecycle management.

The Power Apps Command-Line Interface (CLI) is the primary tool to prepare PCF's project structure, and it requires several tools to perform its tasks. This recipe will cover the detailed steps to prepare the Power Apps CLI installation by separating each tool's installation into different sections.

Getting ready

At the time of writing, the required tooling to build PCF projects is supported only on Windows 10.

When choosing a development tool to build these components, you have two options: Visual Studio (version 2017 or later) or Visual Studio Code (VS Code). We do recommend using VS Code as it is a lightweight editor focused on web technologies.

Regarding the Power Platform environment...