Intermediate | Flow of the Week: How we use a Flow to manage the Flow of the Week blogs

In this flow of the week come see how we manage the flow of the week using Microsoft Flow... Wow , that's a tongue twister. Come and learn how to automate email follow ups based on SharePoint list entries... There that's better! Come learn about using the compose action, the Delay until, and then obviously some SharePoint and Outlook as well. Its a quick and easy Flow that packs a solid punch! Oh, and there's a video if you prefer!

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Beginner | Flow of the Week: Get Seattle weather reports delivered to my email.

It's Spring time in Seattle!! But just like classic Seattle, there will inevitably be some surprise rain showers. As someone who commutes to a full day of work and post-work activities in the evening, I need to be able to properly pack for the day. But how do I know if I need to bring my rain gear with me or leave it at home? The manual process of checking the weather every morning before I leave sounds like something I could easily forget...oh wait, this sounds like something Flow can help me automate & solve! Keep following along with this step-by-step of how I used an existing Microsoft Flow template to plug & chug my scenario requirements and parameters to better help me make informed packing decisions for my day.

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Beginner | Flow of the Week: Ditch the business card, use Flow!

Today's Flow of the Week is originally authored by Jon Levesque. In this tutorial, he walks us through why he ditched the paper business card and how he uses a Microsoft Flow to stay connected with new people in this digital age. Our Flow staff are constantly innovating on how they use Flow to solve their own business needs. We are so excited for opportunities like this to share their creative work with the larger Flow community!

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Advanced | Flow of the Week: Get an email with a list of places in your current location based on a Point of Interest

We are excited to share today's Flow of the Week co-authored by Flow MVP Ahmad Najjar. In this tutorial, he walks us through how to use Microsoft Flow to get an email with a list of places in your current location based on a point of interest. Our Flow community members are constantly innovating on how they use Flow to solve their business needs. We are so excited for opportunities like this to share their creative work with the larger Flow community!

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Advanced | Flow of the Week: Localize messages used in Flows using JSON object variables

Object variables can be used to provide "lookup table" functionality to Flows that need to initialize sets of variables together. The coalesce function can help with "fallback" or default behavior for keys that aren't found in the table. This Flow of the Week will show how to use this technique to select sets of localized strings for use in easily generating emails in different languages from a single Flow.

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Advanced | Flow of the Week: Get an email with the members of your Office 365 groups

In this Flow of the Week, learn about how to work with Office 365 Groups and Office 365 Users. This flow will get all of the members of an Office 365 Group you own and send you an email report with those members (with details about each member). It will demonstrate a few advanced concepts like appending to variables , building an HTML email and using nested Apply to each.

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Beginner | Flow of the Week: How to Trigger Approvals When Creating a New SharePoint Item

Behind every flashy company event, there is a plethora of cool swag that gets handed out as prizes or to get people pumped up about the product. Behind every swag piece that is handed out, there is a team admin who is the gatekeeper of counting, tracking, organizing and making sure there is enough swag across all the team's needs and events. In this digital era, it can be challenging to keep track of physical inventory, especially when you don't have time to constantly monitor folks in person. For all the admins responsible for managing their team’s swag inventory – this week’s beginner FOTW is for you! In this beginner FOTW, we focus on how to use triggers like "Create new item" in SharePoint lists to trigger a swag order approval request that is sent to your admin to help them efficiently track what swag inventory is needed for specific events.

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Advanced | Flow of the Week: Filtering Data with OData

A question that we frequently receive is how can I filter out data before it gets to Microsoft Flow? The answer to this question is: OData filter queries. In this blog post we are going to cover some of the most popular OData filter queries using some of our most popular connectors including SQL Server, Dynamics 365 and SharePoint Online.

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