App in a Day

Part Of The Free On-Demand Course Plan


  • Learn Power Apps with hands-on labs and content
  • Build canvas and model-driven applications for your end users
  • Use Common Data Services (CDS) to store business data
  • Integrate Power Automate to automate approvals and send emails
  • Evaluate Power Apps’ ability to meet organizational requirements around building applications
This course includes:

Course Description

Power Apps is a low or no-code application builder from Microsoft that gives you a way to deliver applications to your end-users at a rapid pace. When you build a Power App, it works cross-platform, from your to phone, to web and tablet devices with one click.


Pragmatic Works, in partnership with Microsoft, is pleased to offer this FREE course with amazingly detailed labs covering the capabilities of Power Apps.


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Module 01 | Business Application Platform Overview
20m 33s total


Module 01A | Business Application Platform Overview
20m 33s


Module 02 | Introduction to Canvas Apps
117m 31s total


Module 02A | Introduction to Canvas Apps
22m 42s


Module 02B | Lab Overview & Provisioning a New Environment
16m 51s


Module 02C | Exercise 1 – Create the app in Power Apps
16m 48s


Module 02D | Exercise 2 – Add Device Gallery and Connect to Data Source
34m 31s


Module 02E | Exercise 3 – Add Compare Screen
26m 39s


Module 03 | Common Data Service for Apps
74m 14s total


Module 03A | Common Data Service for Apps Introduction
05m 48s


Module 03B | Exercise 1 – Exploring CDS
07m 45s


Module 03C | Exercise 2 – Custom Entities and Fields
16m 31s


Module 03D | Exercise 3 – Connect the data from the Canvas App
44m 05s


Module 04 | Model-Driven Apps
47m 37s total


Module 04A | Model-Driven Apps Introduction
11m 26s


Module 04B | Exercise 1 – Create Application and Add Fields
10m 49s


Module 04C | Exercise 2 – Business Process Flow
17m 51s


Module 04D | Exercise 3 – Form and View Modification
03m 51s


Module 04E | Exercise 4 – Test the Application
03m 40s


Module 05 | Power Automate
37m 45s total


Module 05A | Power Automate Introduction
09m 21s


Module 05B | Exercise 1 – Create Approval Request Flow
08m 31s


Module 05C | Exercise 2 – Conditional Logic
08m 06s


Module 05D | Exercise 3 – Testing the Flow
03m 54s


Module 05E | Exercise 4 – Update the Flow
07m 53s


Module 06 | Wrap Up
01m 29s total


Module 06A | Wrap Up
01m 29s



Founder & CEO

Brian Knight is the owner and founder of Pragmatic Works and is a serial entrepreneur, starting up other companies throughout his prolific career. Brian is a contributing columnist at several technical magazines and does regular webcasts. He is the author of more than fifteen technical books. Brian has spoken at dozens of conferences like PASS, SQL Connections, TechEd and many code camps. He has received a number of awards from the state, governor and press including the Business Ambassador Award (Governor) and Top CEO (Jacksonville Magazine). He is on the board of the region’s Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation.

System Requirements

  • Confirm that you are licensed to use Power Apps: Go to and sign-in with your business or school account. This is the same as your Office 365 or Dynamics 365 login.
  • Plan 2 Trial of Power Apps: Usage of the Common Data Service requires a Power Apps Plan 2 license. Go to to start a free 30-day trial for Plan 2.
  • Install the Power Apps mobile application: Go to the app store on your mobile device. Search for “PowerApps” and install the Power Apps mobile application. If prompted, keep push notifications enabled.
  • Install the Power Automate mobile application: Go to the app store on your mobile device. Search for “Power Automate” and install the Power Automate application. If prompted, keep push notifications enabled.

What to Know Before Class

No prior knowledge or experience is required to take this course.

Thanks again, great course! Just what I needed for my Power Platform journey!

Lucy H.

The course structure is very good and explanation with end-to-end use cases makes it more useful and easy to understand.


Really well done.

Duncan K.

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