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App in a Day

This is a beginner level course for you to get hands on experience with the Microsoft Power Platform technologies – Power Apps, Power Automate, and Microsoft Dataverse. The lab includes step-by-step instructions for someone new to these technologies to build a machine ordering solution within a day.

Advanced Features

This course includes 365Ai that allows you to interactively learn.


David Yack

David Yack

David is the CTO of Colorado Technology Consultants based in Colorado and is recognized as a Microsoft MVP

Course Module Details

Introduction (0.5 Hours)

This module will give you an overview and prerequisites for the course.

  • Course Overview Preview
  • Power Platform Overview
  • Lab - Setup Environment

    Prerequisites before starting the hands-on labs.

Canvas Application (1.5 Hours)

In this module you will tour the Power Apps Canvas studio layout and build a new Canvas application

  • Power Apps Introduction
  • Lab - Create a Canvas App

    In this lab, you create a new Power Apps Canvas application.

  • Test your knowledge
Microsoft Dataverse (1.5 Hours)

In this module, you will use Microsoft Dataverse to model and store the data from the device ordering canvas app that you built in module 1.

  • Dataverse Introduction
  • Lab - Use Dataverse

    In this lab, you will explore Microsoft Dataverse standard Tables. Tables in Microsoft Dataverse are like tables in a database or worksheets in Microsoft Excel. Tables can be connected together with relationships that model real world interactions between the tables. Each table contains multiple Rows (Records), each having data columns.

  • Test your knowledge
Model-driven application (1.5 Hours)

In this module, you will build a model-driven application.

  • Model-driven Introduction
  • Lab - Create Model-driven app

    Model-driven apps make it easy to build forms over data applications quickly. This style of application brings together forms, views, dashboards and charts quickly to provide a productive user experience for working with related data.

  • 365Ai Model driven Power Apps

    365Ai is your training copilot and allows you to ask questions in context of your learning.

  • Test your knowledge
Power Automate (2 Hours)

In module, you will create a Power Automate cloud flow.

  • Power Automate Introduction
  • Lab - Create a flow

    In this lab, you will create a flow that uses the Modern Approvals service to automate the approval workflow – it will send an email to the selected approver and take an action based on their response.

  • Test your knowledge