Getting started using Power Automate to build automated solutions

Published Jul 20 2022 01:27 AM 813 Views

Microsoft's Power Platform empower people across the globe with the opportunity to build enterprise applications, visualize data, automate process, build and deploy virtual assistants and create beautiful external facing web applications. The goal is to bridge the gap between the number of professional developers available to build solutions and the growing number of solutions that needs to be developed and deployed.


Power Platform was designed especially for citizen developers - those who love building tech solutions but do not which to go through the long traditional path of learning how to utilize programming tools. It reduces interaction with traditional developers and gives


The Learning Power Platform curriculum is designed to help you build solutions with Microsoft's Power Platform. This curriculum covers 4 of the 5 Power Platform tools - Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agents, and Power Pages. If you would love to see the entire curriculum and have access to the learning resources for each day, visit


Day 8 & 9

In Day 8, we dived proper into Microsoft's Power Automate. In this session, Omolola Alfred a Power Platform Developer at HaShem utilizes the power of Power Automate to automate multiple tasks of admin staff in her organization enabling them focus on more important responsibilities and reduce the workload on them. Check out the session on-demand below:



Our Power Automate solution needs some more specific features though. We want heads of departments to approve their employees' requests first before sending to the admin staff to process and work on. Using the Switch functionality in Power Automate we can make this happen. Immediately the response is approved or rejected, our SharePoint list is updated. Our flow is also designed to send an email to the employee informing him or her of the result of the request. 



Day 10

It's Day 10 of the #30DaysOfLearning program already. Today we learn about Power Apps. Power Apps is an amazing tool that enables us build applications that are access to people within our organization. In this session, Kolawole Ajiboye a Microsoft Certified Trainer talks about the benefits of Microsoft's Power Apps and heads over to show how easy it is to build applications on Power Apps. Here's the session on-demand: 



Day 11

What is like building with Power Apps? In this session, Oluwatobi Yusuf a Subject Matter Expert at Chevron Nigeria takes us through what it's like building a canvas application using Microsoft's Power Apps. With Power Apps, it's easy for you to create and use custom business applications utilizing existing knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint. All you need to do is add components to your app as you build. And yes, you can connect to over 600 data sources whenever you want. Check out the recording of the session below:



Day 12

But wait! What if you would love to do something more complex? In this session by Toba Gbeleyi a Microsoft Certified Trainer walks us through building model-driven applications with Power Apps. Model-driven applications enables us leverage data models, relationships and business processes to generate immersive, responsive applications. Learn more here:



Check out the additional resources below to continue utilizing this guided learning content.


Additional Resources

1. Learning Power Platform - Curriculum and Resources

2. Learning Power Platform - Introduction to Power Platform: Part 1

3. Learning Power Platform - Connecting the Dots

4. Learning Power Platform - Building and Showcasing Your Power Platform Solution

5. Setting up your Microsoft 365 Developer Account and Power Apps Community Plan for Development

6. Building an Accessible Application with Power Platform

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