PowerAppsPuzzle: @ vs # == Cryptic Error

Hey folks!  We are back with another PowerAppsPuzzle this week. This time we are trying to track down the source of a very cryptic error message. I am working on a solution for a PowerApp that integrates with SharePoint Online and for this particular solution I cannot rely on the built in form functionality that…


PowerAppsPuzzle: Sorting SelectedItems

Let’s take the scenario where you have a ListBox in a PowerApp that contains sorted information – either alphabetically or numerically, doesn’t matter – similar to the following: The user selects 1, then 2, then 4, and all is good, however you may notice that sometimes the values are not sorted. You may receive the…

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Friday Thought of the Week: Believe in Yourself

This is over a year old, but it was the first time I’d seen it… it’s a whimsical interview with Satya Nadella (CEO of Microsoft Corporation) by the Wall Street Journal. It’s only ~2 min long, so if you haven’t seen it, then it’s worth the time for a look. The very last question (1:50…

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Implementing Managed Tabbed Navigation with SharePoint – Part 1

Recently, I changed roles and have more opportunity to work in areas that have more of a development slant to them. One of my customers recently wanted to convert their Intranet portal into a more friendly navigation experience on SharePoint 2013. They also want it to be responsive, but we’ll tackle that later. I’m going…


When using SharePoint, don’t use $

Hey folks! I ran into an interesting issue while onsite with a customer the other week and I thought maybe someone else could benefit from this. The scenario had to do with the Distributed Cache and we were trying to correct some issues that they had. The basic steps were to Remove/Add the SPDistributedCacheServiceInstance using powershell…

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