Use advanced data options and connectors in Power Apps

Advanced
Functional Consultant
App Maker
Power Platform
Power Apps

Do you want to improve the user's experience in your canvas app? Do you want to use custom connectors to connect to data? This learning path will help you do both things. It will also focus on working with data source limits.

Prerequisites

Modules in this learning path

Note

Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example,entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

Do you want to improve a user's experience in your canvas app? This module will show you how to work with relational data to provide a good experience for app users.

Note

Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example,entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

It's important to learn how to work with data source limits. You will need to understand the various limits and variables that go into those limits to best work with data in Power Apps. This will help you chose the best data source for an app to meet your requirements.

Note

Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example,entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

Do you need to connect to data that is not tabular? This module will help with that. It includes discussion of action-based connectors, Flow, and user data.

Note

Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example,entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

Custom connectors can be used with your canvas app when a built-in connector is not available. This module focuses on using custom connectors.