Tripping over solutions in Powerapps development

This week I have continued development of our support desk app using Microsoft’s Powerapps rapid application development tool. I’ll not lie, it’s far from my favourite tool, and the documentation for this truly sucks the big one.

Early in the week I did have a breakthrough after deciding to integrate data back into one SharePoint list and using a Choice data type, this helped get around issues I was experiencing with delegations. In quickly learning more traditional database techniques associated with apps development really can’t be easily applied here and you need to Apple it, that is, think different.

Today I have been working on the top list using twin galleries, the left lists all those issues belonging to a specific group, whilst those on the right are those authorised individuals have assigned ranked 1-10. I had initially used a scrollable screen type with its data cards into which the galleries were placed. I have found galleries failed to update when inside these cards, when I created a new blank screen and added the galleries all of a sudden the update issues I was experiencing vanished 🤯 mind blown.

I find it a lot annoying that I am forced to call upon flow (or is that now power automate) to make actual updates to SharePoint lists, come on, really 😳 whilst commands exist within Powerapps they don’t seem to work that I can see, or is it another bug?

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