PL-400: Microsoft Power Platform Developer Course Outline
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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.
Preparation for exam
Create a technical design
Configure Common Data Service
Create and configure Power Apps
Candidates should have an introductory knowledge of Power Platfom
Module 1: Create a model-driven application in Power Apps
This module introduces you to creating a model-driven app in Power Apps that uses Common Data Service.
Introduction to model-driven apps and Common Data Service
Get started with model-driven apps in Power Apps
Create and manage entities in Common Data Service
Create and manage fields within an entity in Common Data Service
Working with option sets in Common Data Service
Create a relationship between entities in Common Data Service
Define and create business rules in Common Data Service
Create and define calculation or rollup fields in Common Data Service
Get started with security roles in Common Data Service
Module 2: Create a canvas app in Power Apps
This module introduces you to Power Apps, helps you create and customize an app, and then manage and distribute it. It will also show you how to provide the best app navigation, and build the best UI using themes, icons, images, personalization, different form factors, and controls.
Get started with Power Apps
Customize a canvas app in Power Apps
Manage apps in Power Apps
Navigation in a canvas app in Power Apps
How to build the UI in a canvas app in Power Apps
Use and understand Controls in a canvas app in Power Apps
Document and test your Power Apps application
Module 3: Master advance techniques and data options in canvas apps
This module will help you use advanced formulas, perform custom updates, performance checks and testing. It will also help you to improve user's experience, use custom connectors and focus on working with data source limits.
Use imperative development techniques for canvas apps in Power Apps
Author an advanced formula that uses tables, records, and collections in a canvas app in Power Apps
Perform custom updates in a Power Apps canvas app
Complete testing and performance checks in a Power Apps canvas app
Work with relational data in a Power Apps canvas app
Work with data source limits (delegation limits) in a Power Apps canvas app
Connecting to other data in a Power Apps canvas app
Use custom connectors in a Power Apps canvas app
Module 4: Automate a business process using Power Automate
This module introduces you to Power Automate, teaches you how to build workflows, and how to administer flows.
Get started with Power Automate
Build more complex flows with Power Automate
Introduction to business process flows in Power Automate
Create an immersive business process flow in Power Automate
Understand advanced business process flow concepts in Power Automate
Introduction to expressions in Power Automate
Module 5: Introduction to developing with Power Platform
This module is the first step in learning about platform, tools, and the ecosystem of the Power Platform
Introduction to Power Platform developer resources
Use developer tools to extend the Power Platform
Introduction to extending the Microsoft Power Platform
Module 6: Extending the Power Platform Common Data Service
This module looks at the tools and resources needed for extending the Power Platform. We'll start with looking at the SDKs, the extensibility model, and event framework. This learning path also covers when to use plug-ins. Configuration of plug-ins as well as registering and deploying plug-ins.
Introduction to Common Data Service for developers
Module 7: Extending the Power Platform user experience Model Driven apps
This module describes how to create client scripting, perform common actions with client script, and automate business process flow with client scrip. Learn about what client script can do, rules, and maintaining scripts. Discover when to use client script as well as when not to use client script.
Introduction to web resources
Performing common actions with client script
Automate business process flows with client script
Module 8: Create components with Power Apps Component Framework
This module describes how to get started with Power Apps Component Framework with an introductory module on the core concepts and components. Then it shows you how to build a component and work with advanced Power Apps Component Framework features.
Get started with Power Apps component framework
Build a Power Apps component
Use advanced features with Power Apps component framework
Module 9: Extend Power Apps portals
This module describes how to transform a content portal into a full web app interacting with Common Data Service. We will also cover the options available to customizers and developers to extend the portal functionality and integrate with Office 365, Power Platform, and Azure components.
Introduction to Power Apps portals
Access Common Data Service in Power Apps portals
Extend Power Apps portals
Build custom Power Apps portals web templates
Module 10: Integrate with Power Platform and Common Data Service
This module describes how to integrate with Common Data Service using code by learning about Common Data Service API. Get an in-depth overview of options available with Common Data Service to integrate data and events to Azure.
Work with Common Data Service Web API
Integrate Common Data Service Azure solutions
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