Omar El-Anis – 365 Developer

My experiences with SharePoint, Flows, PowerApps, JavaScript and all of the other lovely web technologies out there!

Omar

Populate PeoplePicker with current logged in user in SharePoint 2013 with jQuery

Use the following jQuery code to populate a people picker field on a SharePoint form using jQuery and the CurrentContext object within a browser session var loginName = _spPageContextInfo.userLoginName; //get login name form current session in browservar pplPckr = $(“span[data-displayname=’Requested…

Get all Standard (First) Release users in tenancy

Use the following code snippet to get all of the users within your tenancy that are registered for first release (AKA Standard Release) and export the user list to a CSV file in the C:\ drive Connect-MsolService -Credential $UserCredential Get-MsolUser…

PowerApp using URL parameters to open a specific screen on load

When building PowerApps one extremely useful feature available to developers is the URL parameters feature that allows parameters to be passed into the application on load from the URL. In this article we will look at using such a parameter…

Bypass PowerApps Run Permissions

Have you created a PowerApp which accesses a resource like an Office 365 Users Profile connection using a system account only to find the user is presented with a screen asking them to grant access to the connection?

Not great when it comes to wanting a seamless experience, so how can we fix this?

Update a SharePoint Hyperlink field via a Workflow

One great feature in SharePoint is the Hyperlink/Picture field which allows URLs or pictures to be added to a SharePoint list quickly and easily, one frequent requirement that crosses my path is the need to update a SharePoint hyperlink field via…

Check if date in SharePoint field is before today’s date

A recent requirement I came across was the need to verify that a date being entered into a SharePoint form field was not before today’s date, and if it was then throw back an error message. Oh what to do?

Azure App approve permissions as an admin

If you have an application registration setup in Azure for custom app access to your Office 365 tenancy which requires administrator approved permissions then you will first need approval from an administrator at least once in order to activate these…

Start a workflow programatically using JavaScript & JQuery

A few projects I’ve worked on required the need to start a workflow programatically using JavaScript, this is achieved by having the user click a link somewhere (such as in an e-mail) which takes them to a page where the…

Getting Azure Groups from REST API

In this post we’ll look at getting Azure Groups from REST API service SharePoint Online. This can then be used to iterate through all of the members in the group allowing us to extract individual information about the users. Great…