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Using OhMyPosh to Customize the Windows Terminal Prompt

- 13 min read-Ed Tittel
This fourth article of the Windows Terminal series looks at a Windows PowerShell prompt customization tool called OhMyPosh. Through judicious use of third-party programs like OhMyPosh, Windows Terminal lets users select among dozens of predefined themes for PowerShell prompts with colorful glyphs and data. If they prefer, users can customize such themes or create new ones.

Power Platform Connector Advanced Capabilities

- 30 min read-Eric Shupps
This fourth article of the "Power Platform Connectors A to Z" series introduces advanced capabilities for creating more compelling and feature-rich connectors. Intended for readers familiar with the basic building blocks outlined in previous articles of the series, it covers definition references, automated flow execution with polling and webhook triggers, and the use of policies for greater flexibility and extensibility.

3 Cool Bolt-on Email Solutions for Non-IT M365 Admins

- 7 min read-J. Peter Bruzzese
Part of a series aimed at non-IT administrators, this article explains when it might make sense to use bolt-on (third-party) apps to enhance Microsoft 365, rather than relying solely on its extensive built-in features. Learn about three specific cases where a bolt-on solution might make sense: email signatures, email security, and DMARC analysis.

TekkiTalk with Jeff Teper: Innovations From Microsoft (Copilot, Teams, SharePoint, Syntex, and Viva)

- 1 min read-Knut Relbe-Moe
In this TekkiTalk, host Knut Relbe-Moe chats with guest Jeff Teper, President of Collaborative Apps and Platforms at Microsoft, also known as the "Father of SharePoint," about innovations in Microsoft with Copilot, the new SharePoint UX, Viva Amplify, Viva Engage, and the latest version of Microsoft Teams that is lighter and a lot faster than the old Teams client.

The One Where We Learn What Microsoft Lists Are All About

- 4 min read-Shari Oswald
Whether you're tracking issues, herding new employees, or just trying to remember your co-worker's birthday, there's a template for that. Microsoft Lists in Microsoft 365 might just be your new favorite tool.

Azure Services for Developers: Exploring the Key Components and Capabilities

- 9 min read-Rubén Toribio
Dive into the world of Azure Services for developers with this insightful article. Uncover the essential components and capabilities, from Azure App Service to Cognitive Services. Explore how developers can harness these tools to build powerful applications, enhance productivity, and drive innovation in the cloud computing landscape.

Onboarding in the Flow of Work: How Learning Paths and Academies Simplify the Onboarding Process in Viva Learning

- 4 min read-Pascal Brunner
Viva Learning makes organizing training content much easier, letting you build learning paths from many different sources. Once you've built learning paths, you can organize those into academies, and academies in turn can be assigned to Microsoft 365 Groups with manage feature access.

Using Text, Tabs, Panes, and Themes in Windows Terminal

- 15 min read-Ed Tittel
Inside Windows Terminal, home to multiple command lines—namely, Command Prompt, PowerShell, Ubuntu Bash, and others—character text is an integral part of the input and output experience. The way text looks, behaves, and is colored helps drive understanding and proper use. In this third article of the Windows Terminal series, learn how to manage key text attributes and appearance in working with Windows Terminal.

Master Selective Sync to Stop Your Hard Drive from Exploding

- 6 min read-Shari Oswald
OneDrive sync is awesome most of the time. The syncing process, by default, can use a lot of space on your hard drive. Shari's article has tips to help you gain more control over which folders and files you can exclude from syncing.

Using Named Formulas Instead of Global Variables and Context Variables in Power Apps

- 8 min read-Roy Kiprop
This article aims to introduce a new feature in Power Apps called name formulas, which can be used in the place of global and context variables to define reusable expressions. The article gives an in-depth description of named formulas and how you can start using the feature in your application.

TekkiTalk with Mark Kashman: Innovations Inside of Microsoft List, SharePoint, and Microsoft Loop

- 1 min read-Knut Relbe-Moe
In this TekkiTalk, host Knut Relbe-Moe chats with Microsoft Senior Product Manager Mark Kashman about innovations in SharePoint, Microsoft Lists, and Native Forms, plus the difference between Native Forms and Microsoft Forms and the integration of Microsoft List into Microsoft Teams.

Chat Banners in Microsoft Teams Meetings – Let’s Fix Those

- 3 min read-Shari Oswald
You're in another Teams meeting, and two or more people are having a chat external to the business of the meeting. The notifications pop up over the Teams chat. That's annoying. Shortcut Shari has a workaround.