In this blog we are comparing the features of Microsoft PowerApps and Power Automate. Both of these applications are part of Microsoft Power Platform.
Microsoft PowerApps Vs Power Automate
In this Microsoft PowerApps Tutorial, you will learn about Microsoft Power Platform, PowerApps and Power Automate and the differences between these two.
Both PowerApps and Power Automate are part of Microsoft Power Platform, the low code business application platform.
- PowerApps is used to develop applications
- PowerApps is designed for ‘native-developers’ ( power users)
- PowerApps types – Canvas, Model Driven and Portal Apps
- Power Automate is used to perform automation of applications.
- Power Automate is for integration
- Power Automate works 300+ Microsoft and 3rd party applications
What is Microsoft PowerApps?
Microsoft PowerApps is the low-code or no-code application development platform using which business users can create enterprise business applications without writing CODE.
Microsoft Power Apps can be considered as an extension or new version of Microsoft Dynamics 365 suite that can extend D365 applications without writing code.
You can create different types of applications in PowerApps – such model drive applications, canvas apps and portal apps.
What is Power Automate?
Microsoft Power Automate or Microsoft Flow is the cloud based automation application suite used to perform automation on 400+ business applications, and no CODING involved.
Power Automate can also be used to integrate business applications with one another easily, using drag and drop features.
Power Automate can be used to automate and integrated with 400+ applications – Microsoft and third party applications.
Learning PowerApps would be the first step towards acquiring this new skillset. There exists lot of Powerapps training courses available on Internet.
Udemy, SlideShare and also on Dynamics 365 Academy we have PowerApps Training Courses.
Understanding PowerApps Vs Power Automate [ Video ]
In the following youTube video we explain differences between these two applications in detail.
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