Beginning PowerApps

The Non-Developers Guide to Building Business Mobile Applications

Authors: Leung, Tim

  • Teaches you how to build data-centric mobile applications for your business, regardless of your technical knowledge
  • Shows you how to leverage the complexities of building a real-word application with the same ease of writing a simple spreadsheet
  • Uses a hands-on approach complete with context, explanatory screenshots, and non-technical terminology
  • Instructs you how to write apps that manage complex data, take pictures, or retrieve GPS coordinates
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About this book

Build mobile apps that specifically target your company’s unique business needs, with the same ease of writing a simple spreadsheet! With this book, you will build business apps designed to work with your company's systems and databases, without having to enlist the expertise of costly, professionally trained software developers.

In Beginning PowerApps, author and business applications expert Tim Leung guides you step-by-step through the process of building your own mobile app. He assumes no technical background, although if you have worked with Excel, you are one step closer. He guides you through scenarios, such as what to do if you have existing databases with complex data structures and how to write screens that can connect to those data. You will come away with an understanding of how to set up screen navigation, manipulate data from within apps, and write solutions to perform specific tasks.

What You'll Learn 

  • Connect with data
  • Write formulas
  • Visualize your data through charts
  • Work with global positioning systems (GPS)
  • Build flows
  • Import and export data
  • Manage offline scenarios
  • Develop custom application programming interfaces (API)

Who This Book Is For

Beginners and non-developers, and assumes no prior knowledge of PowerApps

About the authors

Tim Leung is a software developer with more than 10 years of experience in designing and building large scale commercial applications. He is a recognized expert in the field of rapid application development and his previous publication with Apress, Visual Studio LightSwitch (2015), covered this topic in depth. Tim is a Microsoft certified developer, a chartered member of the British Computer Society, and holds a degree in Information Technology.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

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eBook $24.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3003-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $34.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3002-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning PowerApps
Book Subtitle
The Non-Developers Guide to Building Business Mobile Applications
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Tim Leung
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-3003-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-3003-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-3002-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 376
Number of Illustrations and Tables
23 b/w illustrations, 333 illustrations in colour
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