In-app notifications in Power Apps

by Sep 8, 2022

I rambled a couple of times about how I like the new in-app notification feature in Power Apps / Dynamics 365.

in-app notifications

Why?

It looks like a small feature, but this is a tremendous change in user experience. You can now asynchronously inform users about processes that happen in the background.

This means the flow in business processes can be designed differently because there is a new tool to use. A user can start a process, then do something else, and then can come back to the process when they receive a notification.

Which use cases would you use this feature for?

I see people picking this feature up increasingly, looking at recents blog posts that are popping up and discovering use cases for them, see:

Subscribe to
The Daily Friction

A daily newsletter on automation and eliminating friction

Related Content

SpecFlow: Great concept, flawed execution.

SpecFlow: Great concept, flawed execution. SpecFlow, a BDD framework designed to make writing scenarios a breeze for requirement analysts. The problem: It falls short of its promise. ❌ The reality? Analysts rarely, if ever, write the specs themselves. Instead,...

read more

What if…? Production has a Staging slot.

What if...? Production has a Staging slot. Staging or QA environment needs to be the same or as close to production as it can be. Preferably, you want to restore a recent backup 💾 from Production as Staging and then deploy your changes 🔄. Kudos 👏 if you've fully...

read more

UUID v7 coming in .NET 9

UUID v7 coming in .NET 9 For those that didn't know, you can create Guids in different ways (algorithms). System.Guid supports UUID v4 out-of-the-box, the most used version. UUID v7 is now added, which creates Guids based on the current time. This means Guids can be...

read more