Power Apps review: Sweeter than Honeycode
Much more than a no-code builder, Power Apps lets you add functionality with Excel-like formulas, easily connects to external data sources, and integrates with Power Automate for flow editing and Power BI for data analysis.
Power Apps Review: Sweeter than Honeycode
More than a no-code builder, Power Apps lets you add functionality to Excel-like formulas, easily connect to external data sources, and integrate with Power Automate for editing flows and Power BI for data analysis.
Power Apps is a suite of applications, services, connections, and data platforms—including tools for non-coders—designed to rapidly develop custom business applications. which connects data stored in the Power Apps core data platform (Microsoft Dataverse) or other data sources (on-prem or in the cloud) such as SharePoint, Excel, Office 365, Dynamics 365, and SQL Server. Once you’ve created an app, you can share it with your colleagues.
In other words, Power Apps is a low-code, web, and cloud platform for building web and mobile web applications that can be easily connected to business data. Developers can extend Power Apps to “programmatically interact with data and metadata, apply business logic, create custom connections, and integrate external data.”
Unlike the version of “PowerApps” (note the historic lack of space between the words) that I saw in 2016, current Power Apps require the use of this Windows Store-based environment and are rather code-free. builder. . This is the cloud-based “PowerApps” design environment that Microsoft has promised in the past.
Power Apps competes directly with Amazon Honeycode and Google Cloud AppSheet, as well as about 400 other low-code and no-code app builders.