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Tips for PowerApps-(When) does a user need a license?

PowerApps is licensed in the Office 365 environment and offers three license plans. Since it often is not clear, if end users who want to use (and not create) a PowerApps app need a license or how licensing works with data sources, I want to inform about licenses, show some samples and clarify that topic here.

Tips for PowerApps-A drivers logbook

PowerApps are a great way to accomplish simple tasks by end users. A new PowerApp is usually done in minutes (if the underlying data source is existing and working). Nevertheless, it often takes much more time to polish the app and to find and modify details. So I decided to post from time to time some tips when stumbling upon any topics in PowerApps.

How to develop an Office App in real world

Sometimes, it’s the small things that cost (unnecessarily) time. Recently, I wanted to create a quick Office App for an existing Excel file to loop through rows and do some transformation for the values. I was stumbling over some topics when developing in real world. So here’s my short How To for working with Visual Studio and Office Apps with helpful tips.

Join us at Technical Summit 2016 in Darmstadt

According to the principle “Technical Summit 2016: Mehr Technologie geht nicht“, this year’s Technical Summit 2016 is happening next week in Darmstadt, Germany. The event lasts from the 6th to the 8th of December. This events features prominent Microsoft speakers as Scott Guthrie, Donovan Brown and more. We from atwork are pleased to be part of this event with four sessions! See the details here!

How to save costs in Azure PaaS

Recently, I wanted to do a cleanup in my various Azure subscriptions. A lot of websites and databases were created during the last months and years, so the idea was to cleanup and to combine websites into one App Service Plan and to do the same with multiple SQL Databases into one Elastic Database Pool. The goal was to reduce costs from multiple App Plans and single databases into few ones. Here’s how this works.