Microsoft Power Platform Developer PL400 Overview

Microsoft Power Platform Developer PL400 Course Outline

Module 1: How to Build Your First Model-Driven App with Dataverse

  • Introduction to Dataverse
  • Introduction to Model-Driven Apps
  • Model-Driven Apps, Powered by Microsoft Dataverse
  • Explore Sample Apps

Module 2: Get Started with Model-Driven Apps in Power Apps

  • Introducing Model-Driven Apps
  • Components of Model-Driven Apps
  • Design Model-Driven Apps
  • Exercise - Control Security When Sharing Model-Driven Apps
  • Exercise - Create a Model-Driven App

Module 3: Manage Tables in Dataverse

  • Identify Tables and Table Types in Dataverse
  • Create a Custom Table
  • Enable Attachments Within a Table
  • Licensing Requirements for Each Table Type
  • Lab - Create a New Custom Table and Enable Attachments

Module 4: Create and Manage Columns Within a Table in Dataverse

  • Define Columns in Microsoft Dataverse
  • Column Types in Microsoft Dataverse
  • Add a Column to a Table
  • Create a Primary Name Column
  • Restrictions That Apply to Columns in a Table
  • Create an Auto Numbering Column
  • Create an Alternate Key
  • Exercises

Module 5: Working with Choices in Dataverse

  • Define Choice Column
  • Standard Choices Column
  • Lab - Create a New Choice or Modify an Existing Choice

Module 6: Create a Relationship Between Tables in Dataverse

  • Relate One or More Tables - Introduction
  • Relationship Types That Are Available in Microsoft Dataverse
  • Create a One-to-Many Relationship Between Tables
  • Create a Many-to-Many Relationship Between Tables
  • Edit or Delete Relationships
  • Exercise - Create Two Tables and Relate Them by Using a One-to-Many Relationship

Module 7: Define and Create Business Rules in Dataverse

  • Define Business Rules - Introduction
  • Define the Components of a Business Rule
  • Create a Business Rule
  • Exercise - Create a Business Rule

Module 8: Create and Define Calculation or Rollup Columns in Dataverse

  • Introduction to Rollup Columns
  • Create a Rollup Column
  • Introduction to Calculation Columns
  • Create a Calculation Column
  • Exercise - Create a Rollup Column
  • Exercise - Create a Calculation Column

Module 9: Get Started with Security Roles in Dataverse

  • Introduction to Environment Roles
  • Understand Environment Roles
  • Adding or Disabling an Environment User
  • Understand Security Concepts in Dataverse
  • Understand User Security Roles and Security Role Defaults
  • Exercise - Create a Custom Role
  • Check the Roles That a User Belongs To
  • Configure Dataverse Teams for Security
  • Configure Dataverse Group Teams for Security

Module 10: Get Started with Power Apps Canvas Apps

  • Introduction to Power Apps
  • Power Apps Building Blocks
  • Exercise - Create Your First App in Power Apps
  • Ways to Build Power Apps
  • Power Apps Related Technologies
  • Additional Power Apps Related Technologies
  • Designing a Power Apps App

Module 11: Customise a Canvas App in Power Apps

  • Improve Apps by Making Basic Customisations in Power Apps
  • Create a Navigation Model for Your Canvas App
  • Explore Screens and Controls in Power Apps
  • Exercise - Get Started with Functions in Power Apps

Module 12: Manage Apps in Power Apps

  • Exercise - Manage App Versions in Power Apps
  • Exercise - Share Apps in Power Apps
  • Exercise - Understand Environments in Power Apps
  • Power Apps Review

Module 13: Navigation in a Canvas App in Power Apps

  • Understanding Navigation
  • Navigation and Back Function
  • Lab - Create Navigation Functions
  • More Ways to Use the Navigation Function

Module 14: How to Build the UI in a Canvas App in Power Apps

  • Use Themes to Quickly Change the Appearance of Your App
  • Branding a Control
  • Icons
  • Images
  • Personalisation
  • Using the Tablet or Phone Form Factors
  • Exercise - Create UI for a New Canvas App

Module 15: Use and Understand Controls in a Canvas App in Power Apps

  • Introduction to Controls
  • Core Properties of Controls
  • Entering and Displaying Data with Text Controls
  • Additional Controls for Enhancing Your App's Usability
  • Media
  • Lab - Create a Canvas App with Unique Controls

Module 16: Document and Test Your Power Apps Application

  • Create Test Plans
  • User Interface Testing
  • Performance Optimisation
  • Diagnostics and Analytics
  • Documentation and the Customer

Module 17: Use Imperative Development Techniques for Canvas Apps in Power Apps

  • Imperative Versus Declarative Development
  • Three Types of Variables in Power Apps
  • Global Variables
  • Contextual Variables
  • Collections
  • Additional Variable Concepts
  • Exercise - Using the Variables and Collections

Module 18: Create Formulas That Use Tables, Records, and Collections in a Canvas App in Power Apps

  • Formulas That Process Multiple Records
  • Math Operations on Tables
  • Combine and Separate Records
  • ForAll Function
  • Lab - Using the ForAll Function in a Gallery

Module 19: Perform Custom Updates in a Power Apps Canvas App

  • Sometimes You Need Something More Than Forms
  • Using the Patch Function to Create and Edit Records
  • Deleting Record(s) from Data Sources and Collections
  • Using Patch Function to Update a Gallery

Module 20: Complete Testing and Performance Checks in a Power Apps Canvas App

  • Importance of Thinking About Performance
  • Improve Performance with Data Sources
  • Testing and Troubleshooting Your App
  • Exercise - Using the Concurrent Function to Test Performance

Module 21: Work with Relational Data in a Power Apps Canvas App

  • What is Relational Data?
  • Work with Relationships in Power Apps
  • Exercise - Work with Relational Data
  • Microsoft Dataverse for Apps Makes Relationships Even Easier

Module 22: Work with Data Source Limits (Delegation Limits) in a Power Apps Canvas App

  • Delegation Overview
  • Functions, Predicates, and Data Sources Combine to Determine Delegation
  • Delegation Warnings, Limits, and Non-Delegable Functions

Module 23: Connect to Other Data in a Power Apps Canvas App

  • Overview of Different Data Sources
  • Work with Action-Based Data Sources
  • Power Automate Is a Companion to Power Apps

Module 24: Use Custom Connectors in a Power Apps Canvas App

  • Overview of Custom Connectors
  • Overview of the Custom Connector Lifecycle
  • Use Postman for Your Custom Connector

Module 25: Get Started with Power Automate

  • Introducing Power Automate
  • Exercise - Create Your First Flow
  • Exercise - Create Recurring Flows
  • Exercise - Monitor Incoming Emails
  • Exercise - Share Flows
  • Troubleshoot Flows

Module 26: Build Approval Flows with Power Automate

  • Provide Solutions to Real-World Scenarios
  • Exercise - Build an Approval Request
  • Exercise - Build a Flow That Processes an Approval Request
  • Exercise - Learn to Build a Flow That Runs at Recurring Time Intervals
  • Exercise - Create a Business Process Flow
  • Exercise - Create a Business Process Flow That Has Conditions

Module 27: Introduction to Expressions in Power Automate

  • Introduction to Expressions
  • Get Started with Expressions
  • Notes Make Things Easier
  • Types of Functions
  • Write Complex Expressions
  • Exercise - Creating a Manual Flow and Using Expressions

Module 28: Introduction to Microsoft Power Platform Developer Resources

  • Introduction to Microsoft Power Platform for Developers
  • Overview of Microsoft Dataverse and the Common Data Model
  • Extending Power Platform with Azure

Module 29: Use Developer Tools to Extend Microsoft Power Platform

  • Introduction to Developer Microsoft Power Platform Tooling
  • Exercise - Install and Use Developer Tools
  • Solutions Overview
  • Deploy Apps with Package Deployer
  • Exercise - Use the Power Apps CLI

Module 30: Introduction to Extending Microsoft Power Platform

  • Introduction
  • User Experience Extensibility
  • Microsoft Dataverse Extensibility
  • Exercise - Create a Custom API
  • Determine When to Configure or When to Code

Module 31: Introduction to Dataverse for Developers

  • Introduction to Developing with Microsoft Dataverse
  • Microsoft Dataverse Extensibility Model
  • Event Framework

Module 32: Extend Plug-ins

  • Introduction to Plug-ins
  • Plug-ins Usage Scenarios
  • Custom Workflow Extensions
  • Plug-in Execution Context
  • Exercise - Write Your First Plug-in
  • Exercise - Write a Custom Workflow Extension

Module 33: Performing Common Actions with Client Script

  • Introduction to Client-Side Scripting
  • Upload Scripts
  • Event Handlers
  • Context Objects
  • Client Scripting Common Tasks
  • Exercise - Use Client Script to Hide a Form Section

Module 34: Automate Business Process Flows with Client Script

  • Conducting Global Operations with the Client API Xrm Object
  • Client Scripting Best Practices
  • Debugging Client Script
  • Exercise - Use Table Data from Client Script

Module 35: Get Started with Power Apps Component Framework

  • Introduction to Power Apps Component Framework
  • Power Apps Component Framework Architecture
  • Power Apps Component Tooling
  • Demo of Power Apps Code Component

Module 36: Build a Power Apps Component

  • Introduction to Creating a Code Component
  • Create a Code Component Solution Package
  • Test and Debug Code Components

Module 37: Use Advanced Features with Power Apps Component Framework

  • Introduction to Using React Within a Power Apps Component
  • Use the Formatting API in a Power Apps Component
  • Use the Microsoft Dataverse Web API in a Power Apps Component
  • Write a Pop-Up Power Apps Component

Module 38: Work with Dataverse Web API

  • Introduction to the Microsoft Dataverse Web API
  • Authenticate Against Microsoft Dataverse by Using OAuth
  • Interact with Microsoft Dataverse Web API by Using Postman
  • Use OData to Query Data
  • Use FetchXML to Query Data
  • Call Power Automate Actions from the Web API
  • Use the Web API to Impersonate Another User
  • Track Entity Data Changes with Change Tracking and the Web API

Module 39: Integrate Dataverse Azure Solutions

  • Microsoft Dataverse Azure Solutions Overview
  • Expose Microsoft Dataverse Data to Azure Service Bus
  • Write a Service Bus Event Listener That Consumes Microsoft Dataverse Messages
  • Publish Microsoft Dataverse Events with Webhooks
  • Write an Azure Function That Processes Microsoft Dataverse Events

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Who should attend this Microsoft Power Platform Developer PL400 Course?

The Microsoft Power Platform Developer PL400 Course is designed to equip professionals with the skills and knowledge required to create custom applications and solutions using the Microsoft Power Platform. Below are some professionals who can have benefit from this course:

  • App Developers
  • Power Platform Developers
  • Business Analysts
  • IT Professionals
  • Citizen Developers
  • IT Managers
  • Data Professionals
  • Consultants

Prerequisites of the Microsoft Power Platform Developer PL400 Course

Delegates must have a basic knowledge of Power Platform, alongside development experience in JavaScript, JSON, TypeScript, C#, HTML, .NET, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, RESTful Web Services, ASP.NET, and Power BI.

Microsoft Power Platform Developer PL400 Course Overview

The Microsoft Power Platform helps organizations optimize their operations by simplifying, automating, and transforming business tasks and processes. In this course, students will learn how to build Power Apps, Automate Flows and extend the platform to complete business requirements and solve complex business problems.

What will you gain from taking this Microsoft training course?

  • Create a technical design.
  • Configure Common Data Service.
  • Create and configure Power Apps.
  • Configure business process automation.
  • Extend the user experience.
  • Extend the platform.
  • Develop Integrations.

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Microsoft Power Platform Developer PL400 FAQs

Yes, the community plans of Power Apps offer a free development environment, which helps in learning form workflows and business apps with the complete functionality of Power Automate and Power Apps.
In this Microsoft Power Platform Developer training course, there are no formal requirements. Although having some basic knowledge of Power Platform services can be beneficial for the delegates.
This Microsoft Power Platform Developer training course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn thoroughly about Microsoft Power Platform.
Using PowerApps within the perspective of Office 365 is available at no additional charge service.
It is a low code platform that allows organisations to analyse and act data through applications as well as automated business procedures.
This course is 5 days.
It delivers quick application development environment apps beneficial for various business requirements. It gives you the facility to create apps based on Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Office 365.
The price for Microsoft Power Platform Developer PL400 certification in Belgium starts from €4095
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