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Dive into Working With Environment Variables

- 13 min read-Lindsay Shelton
When you have graduated from building simple apps and workflows in Power Platform, you will likely need to use application lifecycle management (ALM) to manage your solutions and environments. Environment variables are a powerful tool for keeping your apps and flows up to date, but only if you understand how to use them.

TekkiTalk With Brian Alderman: The State of SharePoint Administration, and TekkiGurus

- 1 min read-Christian Buckley
In this TekkiTalk, host Christian Buckley chats with guest Brian Alderman, CEO and Founder of MicroTechPoint, Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and author, about the latest innovations in SharePoint administration, and about Brian's role as a content chair and board member of Tekkigurus. Christian and Brian also talk about the importance of keeping up to date with the latest releases and product changes, as well as the value of earning and maintaining different Microsoft certifications.

How to Create Mail Flow Rules Using the Microsoft 365 Exchange Admin Center and Windows PowerShell

- 13 min read-Thilak Kumar Singh
This “how to” article explains how you can create mail flow rules with the Microsoft 365 Exchange admin center and Windows PowerShell. Besides giving you the necessary details, it includes a video for those who learn better visually.

Seven Data Transformations in Power BI

- 4 min read-Audrey Workman
Learn about seven types of data transformations that everyone should know how to do in Power BI using Power Query editor. These tips will help you lower risk from manual clean-up efforts and efficiently prepare data for analysis and visualization.

TekkiTalk with Dan Holme: Viva Engage

- 1 min read-Sharon Weaver
In this TekkiTalk, host Sharon Weaver and guest Dan Holme, Product Leader (Viva Engage) at Microsoft, talk about how Yammer is being rebranded into Viva Engage. They also cover innovations inside of Viva engage with a special focus on leadership.

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.