What is Microsoft PowerApps?
It is a suite of apps, services, connectors and data platform that provides a rapid application development environment to build custom apps for your business needs. Using Power Apps, you can quickly build custom business apps that connect to your business data stored either in the underlying data platform (Common Data Service) or in various online and on-premises data sources (SharePoint, Excel, Office 365, Dynamics 365, SQL Server, and so on).
Microsoft PowerApps is a tool in the Low Code Platforms category of a tech stack.
Why developers like Microsoft PowerApps?
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Microsoft PowerApps's Features
- Provide professional developers the tools to seamlessly extend app capabilities with Azure Functions and custom connectors to proprietary or on-premises systems
- Give everyone the power to build the apps they need with advanced functionality previously only available to professional developers—including pre-built AI components
- Empower your team to start building and launching apps right away using pre-built templates, drag-and-drop simplicity, and quick deployment—then roll out continuous improvements as needed
Microsoft PowerApps Alternatives & Comparisons
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