Tomasz Poszytek

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Power Automate, Power Apps, Office 365, SharePoint, Nintex

Adaptive Cards Templating

This functionality was first released in July 2019. It has a huge potential – it allows you to create Adaptive Card and then put inside placeholders, that will be replaced as the card is being generated with the actual data. Thanks to it you don’t need to hardcode any values inside a card, you make more dynamic content. And save time.

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PVA Series – entity extraction and more

One of the very powerful features of Power Virtual Agent is the functionality called “Entities”. It’s main purpose is to let bot ask question to user, then let user answer to the question in natural language, using full sentence and finally to extract from that response key points, that will let the bot to move on in the conversation.

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Register response from custom Adaptive Cards sent from Power Automate to Teams

Power Automate + Adaptive Cards + Microsoft Teams

Today Audrie Gordon Senior Program Manager for Power Automate organized webinar where she announced new changes to the integration between Power Automate and Microsoft Teams when talking about Adaptive Cards.

Features she was presenting are a long awaited functionalities we all were missing very much and which really fill the gap in business processes that are being created using Adaptive Cards and a no-code approach.

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PVA Series – add Power Virtual Agent to Teams

With the fresh release of Power Virtual Agent and its general availability (2nd December 2019) a bunch of new features were added to the tool. One of them is the functionality that allows us to publish the bot and use it in Teams for example. Or Messenger. Or Slack. Or …

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PVA series – authentication in Power Virtual Agent

Today Microsoft already released some of the features, which were planned to be released on 2nd of December 2019, in their “new” product: Power Virtual Agent. One of them is “Authentication”. In this post I will help you to set up Azure Active Directory as an oAuth2.0 authentication endpoint.

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Now is the time for Citizen Developers

Having the opportunity to attend couple of conferences, meetups and even organizing one I found myself in a doubt regarding the meaning of the terms that are being used to name specific types’ of users/ attendees and therefore tracks. Today we have such names as “Citizen Developer”, “IT Pro”, “Power User”. What do they mean?

This post however is going to be much deeper analysis of the modern profiles of employees and tools they are using. I really tried to read what was available to get more familiar and to understand better who is who. During gathering of the content I also did my own survey to get even more insights about the today’s role of Citizen Development, it’s reach and meaning for companies. I hope my findings will be also valuable for you.

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Overcome 4MB mail limit sent from Microsoft Flow

On 21st August 2019 Microsoft announced that actions in Microsoft Flow from Outlook stack, are going to be moved from using Outlook REST API v1.0 to Microsoft Graph v1.0. Along with that information there was also written, that current Outlook API 1.0 is going to be decommissioned in 1st of November 2019. So after that date all old actions in Microsoft Flow are going to be removed too.

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