Getting Started with Copilot for Power Platform: A Guide for Computer Science Students
Published Oct 05 2023 01:22 AM 3,745 Views

Are you a student eager to dive into the world of Power Platform and harness the power of artificial intelligence to create intelligent apps? Look no further! In this learning path, we will introduce you to creating Power Platform solutions with Copilot, a cutting-edge AI tool that will accelerate your development process and make your apps smarter than ever before.

Introduction to Copilot for Power Platform

Copilot is a revolutionary AI-powered tool for Microsoft Power Platform, designed to streamline the development process and enhance the intelligence of your applications. This learning path will take you through the fundamentals of Copilot and its integration with Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agents, and AI Builder.


Before embarking on this learning journey, you'll need to ensure that you have the following prerequisites in place:

  • Power Apps Developer Environment: You should have access to a Power Apps Developer environment, preferably based in the United States region, and have a licensed user account.

Now, let's explore the modules in this learning path and what each one has to offer:


Module 1: Create a Power Apps Canvas App with Copilot

Duration: 39 minutes

In this module, you will begin creating a Microsoft Power Platform solution for a real estate company. Your first task is to create a Power Apps canvas app that real estate agents can use to manage their properties. The data for this app is stored in an Excel file, and you will utilize the AI Copilot Excel to App functionality to speed up the app's creation. Additionally, you'll discover how Power Apps Ideas can assist you in generating and accelerating formula writing, adding more functionality to your app.

Module 2: Build a Canvas App with Copilot in Power Apps

Duration: 34 minutes

In this module, you'll explore AI's capabilities to generate a table of data and create a new app within Power Apps using the Copilot tool.

Module 3: Build Flows with Copilot in Power Automate

Duration: 26 minutes

This module covers the creation of flows using Copilot in Power Automate. You'll learn how to refine your flow using Copilot and explore examples of AI capabilities. Copilot in Power Automate simplifies automation tasks, saving you time and effort. It's user-friendly and enables you to create workflows efficiently.

Module 4: Create Bots with Copilot in Power Virtual Agents

Duration: 34 minutes

Discover how to create bots using Copilot in Power Virtual Agents. Copilot leverages the power of GPT-3 to generate topics, trigger phrases, and responses for your bots. This module also briefly covers how to use the Conversation Booster feature to enhance your bot's responses.

Module 5: Add Intelligence with AI Builder and GPT

Duration: 20 minutes

In this final module, you'll be introduced to the Create text with GPT capability in AI Builder. You'll learn how to write instructions and utilize the model in Power Automate to generate text, adding a layer of intelligence to your applications.

By the end of this learning path, you'll have gained valuable insights into how Copilot can significantly boost your Power Platform development skills. You'll be equipped to create intelligent apps that can revolutionize processes and drive innovation within your organization.


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