Microsoft introduced PowerApps, a new tool for creating business applications
American tech, the company introduced at the conference, Convergence EMEA test version of a completely new service – PowerApps. It allows you to create applications for people without any experience in the design and development of software.
PowerApps was developed under the code name Project Kratos, and it is based on the core product Project Siena. With the new service company wants to give primarily to organizations and businesses to create custom applications that provide their employees and partners to access different data without having to write even a line of code.
PowerApps is running under Azure and integrates with Azure Active Directory, Azure Service App and Azure Media Services.
The service offers a cloud-based server application with simple tools that allow you to create web applications as well as applications for operating systems Android, iOS and Windows via drag and drop. To access the test version need to send a request and wait for a special invitation, reports ZDNet. PowerApps can extract data from various agents, among which are Office 365, Dynamics, Google Drive, Workday, and other services.
Each application created in PowerApps, can be easily installed on mobile devices with Android, iOS or Windows. According to Microsoft, to develop the application using PowerApps is as simple as creating a document using Office 365.
Your new service the company describes as a business that can bring billions of income. The cost of using PowerApps is currently not reported, but Microsoft has already introduced some clarity from the point of view of the individual versions. The free option will allow you to create any application, which, however, may use up to two s the data. Standard paid version will have unlimited access to am data, including Office 365, Dropbox, Dynamics CRM and Salesforce. The corporate version will allow you to connect additional resources, access control and reporting.
In addition, Microsoft is working on its own data with other application vendors and integration services. Who they are is still unknown.