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Windows Live Writer Code Colorizer Plugin
IIS 7 MRU Module
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Enable CORS in IIS using URL Rewrite
Creating your own VS Template
Writing Simple Matrix Add-Ins
Generating Charts in ASP.NET
Writing Data Add-Ins for Matrix
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CatalogPart WebPart Sample
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Creating a weather app using PowerApps
One of the great things about PowerApps is that every month it gets better and better with more capabilities in the platform as well as new connectors that provide more flexibility connecting to SaaS services. Last month one of such connectors was the MSN Weather that gives you the ability to read the current weather...
The unofficial PowerApps Connectors Reference Draft
One of the very powerful capabilities in PowerApps is that you can easily build applications that incorporate data from many data sources. Included with PowerApps are dozens and dozens of connectors, however at times it is hard to quickly know all the options that you have available to create these applications and what the data...
PowerApps for Creators
I thought on sharing an early draft of some of the content I’ve been creating on my spare time over the weekends to get some feedback on the table of contents and get your ideas for content that you would like to see. You can download an early draft here: https://www.carlosag.net/downloads/PowerApps.pdf Here is a copy...
Creating a Calendar App using PowerApps
For this simple example, we are going to be building an application that allows you to display a 7-day-calendar-like navigation for users to select a day. As you select the dates, it highlights the date by using a different color for the font and draws a circle around the selected date. Figure 1. Calendar application...
Video: Building a Custom API for PowerApps using Azure App Service Web Apps
Last week I wrote a blog on how to create a custom API using Azure AppService that was posted on the PowerApps blog, but I thought I would share a short video (7 minutes) that I took while writing the blog for those like me that prefer watching a video of that instead of having...
Using an Azure Function in a Microsoft Flow
In the previous blog I wrote how easy it is to use an Azure Function as a Custom API for PowerApps, and got a question on how would that look like for Microsoft Flow. The great news is that if you have followed the first three steps in the previous blog, you are done! PowerApps...
Using Azure Functions in PowerApps
In this blog I want to show how easy is to use the newly introduced Azure Functions from a PowerApps. Azure Functions provides a very convenient and easy way to develop custom logic called Functions that runs in the cloud and without the need to worry about the hosting solution at all. You can do...
Using Nested Azure Logic Apps … or Invoking Flows from another Logic App
Logic Apps has built-in functionality to allow organizing and splitting your workflows in small manageable units that can then be invoked from another workflow. At this moment that functionality is not exposed through the User Interface, but it is still possible to do that. The high level steps to enable that is to: Create the...
Install IIS SEO Toolkit in Windows 8.1
Today I was trying to install the SEO Toolkit in IIS 8.5 running in my Windows 8.1 desktop machine. It appears that the Web Pl has not been updated to allow the installation of it, but you can easily install it if you use the MSI directly so feel free to install them from: IIS...
How to display a DateTime in WinDbg using SOS
One of the things that I’ve always struggled in the past while looking at some Managed Code and analyzing a crash dump in WinDbg using SOS was dumping a System.DateTime. Sure enough you can use DumpVC and get the actual “data” inside it, but that is not very readable. In the past I used the...