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Four webinars 1/10-1/17: Custom Visuals, Flow Administration, PowerApps Custom APIs and building a PowerApps app

Walking through the development process for creating custom visuals for Power BI

Power BI has recently revamped the entire experience for Developers to use and create extensions targeting this new exciting platform. In this webinar Tzvi Keisar will walk through this new developer experience and one of the Microsoft Dev Leads, Jon Gallant will take use through the process of taking a D3 graphic and turning it into one of the Power BI visuals on the Visual Gallery. The session will end with a look at some of the short term roadmap enhancements the team is looking at.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Jon Gallant

Principal Development Lead

Principal engineering manager with 16 years of experience in web, mobile, hardware and cloud services development using a combination of open source and Microsoft technologies. 16 years as a developer and 11 years as a development manager with a track record of success in and outside of Microsoft.



Microsoft Flow administration, SharePoint Integration and best practices by Merwan Hade

Join Merwan Hade, Program Manager on the Microsoft Flow team as he walks through SharePoint Integration, Administration and all round best practices for Using Microsoft Flow.

With a month since general availability and already over 100,000 active users Merwan is going to look at common support issues and best practices to help you get started with Microsoft Flow.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 10:00AM – 11:00AM1/11/2017

Merwan Hade
Senior Program Manager, Microsoft.
Senior Program Manager on the Microsoft Flow team. Flow is a new automation tool for business users, empowering them to create workflows to receive notifications, synchronize files, transfer data, and automate approvals. I lead the the user experience for the workflow designer, drive the integration between SharePoint Online and Microsoft Flow, and lead the data governance story. Previously worked as a PM on the Microsoft PowerApps and Visual Studio Azure Tools teams. My mission is to deliver the very best user experience possible.



PowerApps Custom APIs, Gateways and Data sources by Archana Nair

Join Archana Nair and Charles Sterling to look at building PowerApps solutions that can connects to various cloud and on-premises sources. Best practices on using the Application Gateway (shared by PowerApps, Microsoft Flow, Azure Analysis Services and of course Power BI. The session will finish with a drill down into custom APIs and a demo by Charles Sterling on how to create a custom API that calls the Power BI REST API to insert Rows into a Power BI dataset.

Thursday, January 12, 2017 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Charles Sterling

Senior Program Manager

Charles Sterling came to Microsoft from being a marine biologist working for United States National Marine Fisheries doing marine mammal research on the Bering Sea. He started out at Microsoft supporting Excel and moved through a couple of support teams to being an escalation engineer for Microsoft SQL Server. Taking his love for customers (and diving), Chuck moved to Australia as a product manager and developer evangelist for the .NET Framework. In 2008 he moved back to Redmond as the Visual Studio community program manager and just recently moved to the Power BI team to continue his community passion and looking after the Power BI influencers and MVPs.


How to build production ready event application in less than a week with Power Apps

One of the Azure MVPs, Vishwas Lele was asked to create an fully functioning cross-platform event application that would integrate with outlook, share images and run on the main stream platforms including browsers, Android and IOS in less than a week. This webinar will show how Vishwas used PowerApps and Microsoft Flow to make this reality.  For more information on this please see the PowerApps Blog on this topic:

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:00AM – 11:00AM

Vishwas Lele
Chief Technology Officer, Applied Information Sciences.
Chief Technology Officer & Microsoft Regional Director, Washington DC
Vishwas serves as CTO at Applied Information Sciences, Inc. He is responsible for assisting organizations in envisoning, designing and implementing enterprise solutions related cloud and mobility. Mr Lele brings close to 27 years of experience and thought leadership to his position, and has been with AIS for 22 years. A noted industry speaker and author, Mr. Lele serves as the Microsoft Regional Director for Washington D.C. and is currently a Azure MVP. Talk to me about: Cloud, Azure, DevOps, lift-n-shift, ML.

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Four webinars 1/10-1/17: Custom Visuals, Flow Administration, PowerApps Custom APIs and building a PowerApps app


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