The holidays have come to a close, which means we're back with more webinars! Over the next two weeks we have four fantastic webinars for your viewing pleasure, covering Power BI, Microsoft Flow, and Power Apps.
Walking through the development process for creating custom visuals for Power BI
Power BI has recently revamped the entire experience for Developers who want to use and create extensions that target this exciting new platform. In this webinar, Microsoft's Tzvi Keisar will walk through this new developer experience. Also, dev lead Jon Gallant will take us through the process of taking a 3D graphic, and turning it into one of the Power BI visuals on the Visual Gallery. The session will end with a look at some of the upcoming short term roadmap enhancements.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 10 a.m. PT
About Jon Gallant
Jon Gallant is a Principal Development Lead at Microsoft. He has 16 years of experience in web, mobile, hardware and cloud services development using a combination of open source and Microsoft technologies.
Microsoft Flow administration, SharePoint integration, and best practices by Merwan Hade
Microsoft Flow entered general availability a month ago, and it already has over 100,000 active users! Flow is a new automation tool for business users, empowering them to create workflows to receive notifications, synchronize files, transfer data, and automate approvals. This webinar will look at common support issues and best practices to help you get started. Join Merwan Hade, Program Manager on the Microsoft Flow team, as he walks through SharePoint integration, administration, and all round best practices for using Microsoft Flow.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 10 a.m. PT
About Merwan Hade
Merwan is a Senior Program Manager on the Microsoft Flow team, leading the the user experience for the workflow designer, driving the integration between SharePoint Online and Microsoft Flow, and managing the data governance story. He previously worked as a PM on the Microsoft PowerApps and Visual Studio Azure Tools teams. Merwan's mission is to deliver the very best user experience possible.
PowerApps custom APIs, gateways, and data sources by Archana Nair
Join Archana Nair and Charles Sterling for a look at building PowerApps solutions that can connect to various cloud and on-premises sources. This webinar will cover best practices on using the Application Gateway, shared by PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, Azure Analysis Services, and of course Power BI. We'll finish with a drill down into custom APIs, and a demo by Charles Sterling on how to create a custom API that calls the Power BI REST API to insert Rows into a Power BI dataset.
Thursday, January 12, 2017, 10 a.m. PT
About Charles Sterling
Charles Sterling came to Microsoft from being a marine biologist working for United States National Marine Fisheries doing marine mammal research on the Bering Sea. He started out at Microsoft supporting Excel and moved through a couple of support teams to being an escalation engineer for Microsoft SQL Server. Taking his love for customers (and diving), Chuck moved to Australia as a product manager and developer evangelist for the .NET Framework. In 2008 he moved back to Redmond as the Visual Studio community program manager and just recently moved to the Power BI team to continue his community passion and looking after the Power BI influencers and MVPs.
How to build a production-ready event application in less than a week with PowerApps
One of the Azure MVPs, Vishwas Lele, was asked to create an fully functioning cross-platform event application that would integrate with Outlook, share images, and run on the main stream platforms including web browsers, Android, and IOS in less than a week. This webinar will show how Vishwas used PowerApps and Microsoft Flow to make this project a reality. For more information, you can also visit the PowerApps Blog on this topic.
Thursday, January 17, 2017, 10 a.m. PT
About Vishwas Lele
Vishwas serves as CTO at Applied Information Sciences, Inc. He is responsible for assisting organizations in envisoning, designing, and implementing enterprise solutions related cloud and mobility. Mr. Lele brings close to 27 years of experience and thought leadership to his position, and has been with AIS for 22 years. A noted industry speaker and author, Mr. Lele serves as the Microsoft Regional Director for Washington D.C. and is currently an Azure MVP.