New Microsoft Exam PL-100: Microsoft Power Platform App Maker (beta)

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Skills Measured

Design solutions (10-15%)

Create a high-level design

  • collect business requirements
  • identify data sources
  • describe real-world objects as app entities
  • describe the user experience
  • create a high-level data model
  • Identify required Power Platform components
  • determine required app types
  • identify existing resources and licenses
  • identify gaps
  • map problem domain to Power Platform tools
  • identify required flows
  • evaluate accelerators and third-party solutions

Design data models

  • determine required entities and objects
  • identify relationships
  • identify attribute types
  • determine requirements for offline access

Design User Interface

  • identify opportunities for component reuse
  • apply user interface (UI) standards
  • design for accessibility
  • design for localization

Design output

  • define data output requirements
  • define requirements for visualizations
  • identify sources for analytical data including Azure Data Lake
  • Design security, privacy and compliance
  • identify sensitive data
  • identify applicable government regulations
  • Understand app environments
  • understand how to get started building apps
  • describe the different types of app environments
  • understand solutions
  • understand where source data for a solution is located

Create solutions (50-55%)

Create a Power Platform solution in a development environment

  • create a solution as a workspace for an app
  • create a Solution Publisher for a solution
  • modify the solution publisher for a solution

Create model-driven apps

  • create model-driven apps within a solution
  • create a site map
  • create and configure Common Data Service entity forms
  • create and configure Common Data Service entity views
  • create model-driven dashboards
  • create model-driven charts for views
  • add existing Power BI reports to model-driven dashboards

Create canvas apps

  • create canvas apps within a solution
  • connect to data sources in canvas apps
  • build canvas apps screens
  • configure solutions for offline access
  • use formulas and expressions
  • use collections and variables
  • describe the implications of design choices on app performance

Create and Use Controls

  • add canvas app assets and components to screens
  • build canvas app components

Create and configure data stores

  • create a Common Data Service database
  • configure a connection for a data store
  • create Common Data Service entities based on a data model
  • link entities by using Common Data Service entity relationships
  • load or create data records for testing and development

Create business logic

  • create Common Data Service business rules
  • create Common Data Service business process flows
  • create Common Data Service classic workflows
  • create business logic using Power Automate flows
  • create Canvas app formulas and events

Create Power Automate flows

  • create flows as a solution
  • create trigger actions
  • build scheduled, automated, and instant flows
  • create flow actions
  • run Flow Checker
  • test a flow
  • create expressions and loops

Analyze data (5-10%)

Create Power BI reports

  • create Power BI report by using Power BI Desktop
  • create Power BI report by using Power BI service

Implement other reports

  • consume SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reports
  • merge data from a solution into a template

Build AI Builder models

  • create AI Builder model types
  • consume AI Builder models
  • train models by using historical data

Implement and manage solutions (15-20%)

Configure solution security

  • configure Common Data Service security roles
  • configure Common Data Service field security

Test an application and flows

  • describe the solution testing process
  • implement available Power Platform testing tools
  • validate accessibility

Secure the solution

  • manage data security
  • manage app security
  • define a distribution method for flows
  • configure security for Power BI

Deploy the solution

  • export solutions
  • support deployment of solutions to production environments

Manage versions of the solution

  • create new versions of an app
  • restore a previous version of an app
  • publish a new version of an app
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