Sending Custom Actionable Messages via Flow

Sending Custom Actionable Messages via Flow

Actionable Messages is a way that we can send a small bit of JSON within an email message, it gets picked up by Outlook (Web, App, Desktop, Mobile) and parsed as quick actions, or a way to collect additional information. We can easily create Actionable Messages with Microsoft Flow

Out Of Office PowerApp Demo

Out Of Office PowerApp Demo

Demo of the Out of Office PowerApp template.

How to Pass Parameters into a PowerApp

How to Pass Parameters into a PowerApp – SharePoint MMMan

[G]et parameters from outside into a PowerApp, and surprisingly this is really not well documented, but actually really quite easy to do.

MP3 to WAV via ffmpeg.exe in AzureFunctions, for PowerApps and Flow

MP3 to WAV via ffmpeg.exe in AzureFunctions, for PowerApps and Flow

  • PowerApps Microphone control records MP3 files
  • Cognitive Speech to Text wants to turn WAV files into JSON
  • Even with Flow, we can’t convert the audio file formats.
  • We need an Azure Function to gluethis one step
  • After a bit of research, it looks like FFMPEG, a popular free utility can be used to do the conversion

SharePoint PnP Partner Story – eaquos – Building SharePoint Online Intranet for IDRC

SharePoint PnP Partner Story – Aequos – Building SharePoint Intranet for IDRC

In this SharePoint PnP Partner Story, we’ll have a closer look on the PnP Intranet Starter kit and how aequos built an Intranet for IDRC based on this solution. PnP Intranet Starter kit is a modern open source intranet solution for SharePoint 2013, 2016 and Online.

Power BI & SharePoint with realtime refresh 

Power BI & SharePoint with realtime refresh

Microsoft Power BI provides a powerful way to visualise SharePoint data and build reports and dashboards on SharePoint lists and libraries. With the introduction of a Power BI web part (and the embed code) we can now also integrate these Power BI assets in our SharePoint sites.

Sharing your story with SharePoint, Yammer and Microsoft Teams

Sharing your story with SharePoint, Yammer and Microsoft Teams

Yammer and Microsoft Teams were positioned together to facilitate inner and outer loop conversations. The “loops” explanation comes directly from Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella. As Microsoft begins to internalise this new way to view the place of Yammer and Microsoft Teams, it became apparent to me the role of SharePoint news pages in this story telling trio. SharePoint news pages are a democratisation of storytelling for team members at all levels of an organisation.

Generate Any PDF Documents from HTML with Flow

Generate Any PDF Documents from HTML with Flow

This is a crazy one, and if you have read ALL my Microsoft Flow blog posts, you’ll be familiar with all these pieces. We are going to connect them a different way though, and the result is still awesome.

Forms for Excel, new experience for Excel survey in Office 365

Forms for Excel, new experience for Excel survey in Office 365

Forms for Excel, powered by Microsoft Forms, has replaced Excel Survey. This update, available for Office 365 Commercial and Education customers, comes with a modern experience to make it simple and easy to collect information from users in the same organization, to anyone in the world. Forms for Excel includes new features such as response time, responder name, images, videos, themes, and branching logic.