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Reusable PowerApps Control Templates

Does PowerApps support control templates? For example, imagine I am a company and I want a standard...

Author: David Nissimoff Date: 04/25/2018

Building a calculator in PowerApps (that can do 1 + 2 + 3)

Given the recent news coverage of a remarkable bug in a very popular calculator app on a very...

Author: David Nissimoff Date: 11/13/2017

Using Fiddler to simulate AAD failures with ADAL.js

Authentication can be hard. Getting your error handling logic right can be especially hard if you...

Author: David Nissimoff Date: 07/06/2017

This article will show you how you can build custom data visualizations in PowerApps using only two...

Author: David Nissimoff Date: 05/25/2017

Text conversion power tool for Visual Studio Code - Inception

Last week I finally wrote a tool that I had been meaning to write for some time. Inception is an...

Author: David Nissimoff Date: 02/21/2017

Advanced PowerApps visualizations with dynamic SVG’s

PowerApps brings you lots of built-in controls and ways to visualize your data with just a few...

Author: David Nissimoff Date: 01/08/2017

Building an interactive calendar view with PowerApps

PowerApps has many built-in facilities to help you work with dates and calendars (click these links...

Author: David Nissimoff Date: 12/13/2016

Source Maps under the hood – VLQ, Base64 and Yoda

Source Maps can be extremely useful whenever there is a preprocessor that modifies an input into its...

Author: David Nissimoff Date: 03/14/2016

WinRT XAML for Serious Beginners – The XML in XAML

What is XAML XAML is XML with a letter ‘A’ in it. Let’s learn XML first before we can add that very...

Author: David Nissimoff Date: 01/19/2015

WinRT XAML for Serious Beginners – Tips for successful online searches

This is a very short post, but at the same time it might be the most valuable of all. As the old...

Author: David Nissimoff Date: 01/19/2015

WinRT XAML for Serious Beginners – Where are we? Navigating Win32, MFC, GDI, GDI+, Windows Forms, WPF, Silverlight, Windows Runtime, WinRT and Windows Phone

Wow, that’s a lot of acronyms and names! Of course, no one would expect people to know all of those....

Author: David Nissimoff Date: 01/19/2015

WinRT XAML for Serious Beginners – Intro

Hello everyone. First of all, some context as to what I’m doing here. This is a first post in what I...

Author: David Nissimoff Date: 01/19/2015