My Revision Guide for Exam PL-100: Microsoft Power Platform App Maker


I passed the Exam PL-100: Microsoft Power Platform App Maker

I have collated some of the resources that I believe will help you in your efforts to gain the Microsoft Certified: Power Platform App Maker Associate

The resource I found very useful during the course of my revision is the  Microsoft Certified: Power Platform App Maker Associate Learning Path on Microsoft Learn

This exam measures your ability to accomplish the following technical tasks: design solutions; create solutions; analyze data; and implement and manage solutions.

The app maker builds solutions to simplify, automate, and transform tasks and processes for themselves and their team where they have deep expertise in the solution domain. They are skilled in key technical business analyst tasks such as data modeling, basic UX design, requirements analysis, and process analysis.


To Get Started:

Join the Microsoft 365 Developer Program.


Get a free sandbox, tools, and other resources you need to build solutions for the Microsoft 365 platform.

One of the easiest ways to get a new Organizational ID and Tenant you have permissions to is create an Office Developer Tenant. To do this Navigate to and click on JOIN NOW.


There are a lot of resources/hands-on workshops available to help you with your learning towards this exam.


Skills Measured

 Design solutions (10-15%)

Create a high-level design

  • collect business requirements
  • identify data sources
  • describe real-world objects as entities
  • describe the user experience
  • create a high-level data model

Identify required Power Platform components


Design data models

Design User Interface

Design output

Design security, privacy, and compliance

Understand Power Platform environments


Create solutions (55-60%)

Manage Power Platform development environments

Create model-driven apps

  • create model-driven apps
  • create a site map
  • create and configure Common Data Service entity forms
  • create and configure Common Data Service entity views
  • embed model-driven app records in Microsoft Teams channels

Create canvas apps

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


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
  • 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 process flows
  • create Common Data Service business rules
  • 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 in a solution
  • configure triggers
  • build scheduled, automated, and instant flows
  • configure flow steps
  • interpret Flow Checker results
  • test a flow
  • implement common expressions and loops
  • create adaptive cards for Microsoft Teams

Analyze and visualize data (5-10%)

Create Power BI reports

Implement other reports

Describe AI Builder models

Implement and manage solutions (15-20%)

Configure Common Data Service security

Test apps and flows

Secure a solution

Deploy the solution

Manage versions of canvas apps


Thanks for reading my blog post. I wish you the best of luck in your exam. I know you will smash it!!!!!! Break a leg!


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