A Beginners Guide to Creating Custom Connectors for Power Apps and Power Automate
The Microsoft Power Platform provides a tremendous amount of native functionality, enhanced by premium and third-party connectors. But sometimes that's just not enough to get the job done. You need something specific, a plugin that does exactly what the business needs without complex backend configuration, confusing expression syntax or additional per-user cost.
In this step-by-step tutorial you will learn how to create a custom connector from scratch, construct an API definition, deploy it to the cloud and make it available to users throughout your tenant so they can easily drop it into their forms and flows. As an added bonus, you'll also learn valuable tips and tricks for scaling out your custom connectors for enterprise, ISV and multi-tenant scenarios.
Eric Shupps is the Chief Technology Officer at Apptigent, a leading provider of cloud productivity and business process automation solutions. Eric has worked with SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure as a consultant, administrator, architect, developer and trainer since the early 2000’s. He is a Microsoft MVP for Office Apps and services, has authored numerous articles on cloud technologies, and speaks at technical conferences around the world. Follow Eric on Twitter at @eshupps, on his blog at ericshupps.com, Facebook at spcowboy and Github at github.com/eshupps.