Flow of The Week: Warehouse Delivery Notification

This week for the Flow of The Week I want to share one with you that came from an App in a day training we had in Las Vegas before the Ready conference. In that demo I showed how a Flic physical button could be used to alert Warehouse team members when a delivery arrived. And in this blog, I expand on the use case to make it even more useful

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Use expressions in flow actions

Enter expressions in any action—get the current time, add numbers together, replace a part of text, and much more. Flows use the same language as Azure Logic Apps, and if you’re not familiar with it, there’s inline help with details on every expression.

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Grow up to Azure Logic Apps

Save your flows as Azure Logic App resource templates. These templates can be deployed through Visual Studio or directly in the Azure portal to a subscription of your choice.

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Flow of the Week: Get a daily email with the top failures captured in Application Insights

Today, i would like to show you how to address an issue which has been surfaced by one of our partners. As the Application Insights team recently shared with us, one of the most common questions from their users is: "How do I get periodic emails with the results of an Analytics query? ". Let's build a flow which does precisely that. There is now a very simple answer for this, thanks to the new Azure Application Insights connector which was recently introduced.

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Create a streaming dataset in Power BI using Microsoft Flow

Microsoft's Guy in a Cube channel on YouTube has been providing tips and tricks for Business Intelligence since 2014. (If you haven't visited their channel yet, check it out!) Earlier this week, host Patrick Leblanc talked about how to use Microsoft Flow together with Power BI to set up a streaming dataset and monitor it to stay on top of your critical business information. Integrating Power BI with Microsoft Flow is easy and creates powerful possibilities. Let's look at one example which helps you monitor the expiration date for certificates.

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How to build nested flows with the HTTP action

There are a few different scenarios where you want one flow to be able to call another flow. For example, you can have some set of steps or logic that you want to re-use across multiple flows. This blog post will walk you through how to set up nested workflows using the HTTP action.

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How to use Microsoft Flow to manage donations

In this walkthrough, Troy Hunt, Microsoft Regional Director and MVP, shows how he used Microsoft Flow to automate PayPal donation processing, including individually thanking each donator with a personal email. This post is reprinted from Troy's professional blog.

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