Low-code application development on Azure

Build business applications faster with less code. Scale and extend those apps with Azure services.

Build production-ready applications in days

Create modern line-of-business (LOB) apps faster and at a lower cost with Power Apps and Azure. Automate business processes with out-of-box connectors, built-in solutions for common use cases and drag-and-drop simplicity. Azure services such as API Management and Azure Functions provide the flexibility to scale and extend apps and respond to changes faster.

  • Accelerate web and mobile front ends or automate workflows with drag and drop visual designer; no developer environment setup required.
  • Leverage pre-built UX components and easily implement artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities without machine learning (ML) knowledge.
  • Easily store, standardise and secure different types of data to build apps that work across data silos.
  • Build once and deploy apps in one click across iOS, Android, Windows and the web.
  • Reduce app dev costs by 74%.
  • Reduce the need for development and maintenance resources; leveraging readymade solutions: chatbots, geo-sensitive maps and more.
  • Low-code solutions and automations to make enterprise resource planning (ERP) system extension more remunerative.
  • Use Microsoft Power Platform Build Tools to automate common build and deployment tasks related to apps built on the Power Platform.
  • Use security services from Azure to seamlessly protect and control your applications running across Power Apps and Azure.
  • Built-in support for CI/CD to streamline application lifecycle management (ALM) via GitHub Actions with the Power Platform connector and native integration to Azure Pipelines.
  • Build custom, rich functionalities that differentiate your app using Azure services, such as Azure API management.
  • Extend apps with fully customised, reusable components using the built-in support for command line interface (CLI) in Visual Studio Code.
  • Hyper scale by default with low latency access to data augmented with Azure’s processing power.
  • Use out-of-box connectors to integrate with 350+ third-party data sources or legacy systems, including SAP, ServiceNow, Workday and Salesforce.

Common scenarios

Learn how to build LOB applications and automate business processes quickly and simply.

Web and mobile front ends

Web and mobile front ends

Accelerate front end and business process development with a drag-and-drop visual designer.

Custom business process

Custom business process

Deploy portals that automate manual or paper-based processes and surface rich user experience.

LOB applications

LOB applications

Modernise your legacy systems to support new processes and provide better user experience.

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Customers are doing great things with low code application development


"Once I learned about the data connectors and how they would work with our SQL database and our ERP system, everything just fell into place. The Power Apps console is incredibly easy to work with."

Jared Simmons, Systems Analyst, Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED


"Power Apps allowed me to very quickly stand up a visually pleasing and compelling front end, complete with dashboard style metrics tiles and values…"

James Matson, IT Retail Innovation Lead, Australian Pharmaceutical Industries, Priceline


"Using PowerApps as a platform allows us to develop a tailored solution for Blackmores Group' unique needs without the overheads of tlow-code-application-developmentitional bespoke development."

Tijn Tacke, Blackmores Group Dynamics platform lead, Blackmores


"Power Apps gives us new capabilities and ways to adapt quickly and efficiently. The apps are easy to create, easy to deploy, and they give us an incredibly fast way to innovate."

Chris Ingalls, Business and Solution Architect, Toyota

Virgin Atlantic

"By empowering people to create their own apps, we tap into the vast potential of our employees and give them a way to provide solutions for their departments by themselves."

Manuela Pichler, Business Systems Development Manager, Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic

Frequently asked questions

  • Virtual networks should not affect access to Power Apps. Power apps are accessed on Internet capable devices, with the option of offline access via the mobile application, so as long as you can pull up a browser and sign in to powerapps.com, you should be able to access your apps.

    How to monitor performance of applications built on top of Power Apps? How to review app telemetry?

    The Power Platform admin center provides a unified portal to monitor performance of apps and to review app telemetry. To monitor app performance, you can look at “analytics” and Common Data Service analytics will provide statistics via different dashboards that cover active users, troubleshot workflows, app telemetry and much more. Learn more about Common Data Service Analytics, Power Platform Admin Center and Monitor to improve app telemetry.

  • First obtain a licence for users, the type of licence a user has determines the assets and data a user can access. When users have licences, environments exist as containers for all resources utilised by Power Apps. Within the environments, you can target different purposes utilising Network Access Control policies. Utilising environment controls, you apply policies to govern at three levels: environment roles, resource permissions for Power Apps and Common Data Service security roles. Learn more about Network Access Policies and PowerApps Governance
  • We launched the APIM and Power Apps integration so developers can leverage Azure Functions and Azure API Management to create custom APIs to unlock access to any Microsoft cloud hosted data sources. Developers can directly publish Azure APIM backed connectors to Power Apps for easy integration, reducing time to create apps. The GitHub integration enables developers to create their own Software Development Lifecycles (SDLC) workflows, or use pre-configured templates, with GitHub Actions to develop, test and deliver Power Platform solutions.

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