Plan and prepare for Power Apps in 2023 release wave 2
The 2023 release wave 2 plan covers all new functionalities planned to be delivered to market from October 2023 to March 2024. In this article, you'll find the product overview and what's new and planned for Power Apps.
Microsoft Power Apps is the industry-leading low-code application development platform that underpins Dynamics 365 extensibility, Microsoft 365 customization, and a standalone custom line of business applications for customers worldwide. Power Apps dramatically lowers the cost, complexity, and time of software development through copilot assisted development, powerful low-code development tools, a robust and secure data platform in Microsoft Dataverse, and thousands of connectors to common business data sources.
Power Apps is investing in several areas as part of Microsoft Power Platform 2023 release wave 2:
- Copilot for makers and users brings the power of AI and natural language to build apps faster, and bring AI to your own apps to enable users to reason and gain insights from data.
- Building Modern apps quickly and easily using modern controls, simplified responsive layouts, and collaboration capabilities for users.
- Enable enterprise scale for makers and admins to build and scale apps across the entire organization with improved guardrails, and tools to ensure greater quality.
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Building modern apps
Power Apps is rolling out a range of updates that will modernize apps by default, leading to higher developer productivity and user satisfaction. With these updates, developers will be able to take advantage of modern controls, responsive templates, and offline apps by default. Users can expect a refreshed and modernized interface, simpler sharing options, and better collaboration tools.
Copilot for Power Apps makers and users
Copilot allows both makers and users by using AI and natural language to accelerate app development and incorporate AI into existing apps for enhanced data analysis. Makers can leverage Copilot to create and modify apps, work with data, and enhance overall functionality. Users can use natural language to explore data and navigate apps, greatly improving the overall user experience.
Enable enterprise scale
Power Apps is constantly enhancing its features for makers and administrators, facilitating the implementation of low-code solutions at an enterprise level. Power Apps Studio is receiving upgrades to its monitoring and code management tools, to better assist makers working on larger and complex apps. These improvements will provide makers and administrators with improved visibility and control of their solutions and environment routing.
To learn more about the entire set of capabilities being delivered during this release wave, check out the release plan for Power Apps below:
For application administrators
User-impacting features to the user experience enabled automatically
User-impacting features should be reviewed by application administrators. This facilitates release change management and enables successful onboarding of new capabilities released to market. For the complete list, look for all features tagged "Users, automatically" in the release plan.
Features that must be enabled by application administrators
This release wave contains features that must be enabled or configured by administrators, makers, or business analysts to be available for their users. For the complete list, look for all features tagged "Users by admins, makers, or analysts" in the release plan.
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