The ultimate user guide to Microsoft Flow

On the page you will find many links to useful posts related to Microsoft Flow.

As I have been writing many posts about flow a lot of these links will help you find the older posts. I am happy to include any links to other posts from other authors. If you find anything that can really not be missing from this page then please contact me and I will add any good articles.

1. Getting starting with Microsoft Flow

Introduction to Microsoft Flow (Video)

Microsoft Flow and PowerApps Q & A

Why do you use Microsoft Flow and PowerApps

Flow tip use condition ore scope control to skip or debug flow actions

Microsoft Flow Learning Materials

2. Creating flows

3 new options to create your flows in Microsoft Flow

3. Start your flows

Deploying flows to all your project sites or maybe not.

3 Ways of using the for a selected item trigger on large lists in Microsoft Flow

Trihgger flows on specific fields only using shadow lists in SharePoint

Types of flows

4. Connectors

The Ins and outs or triggers and actions

Connector limits

Connectors,more and better

SharePoint triggers and their limitations

Which SharePoint actions follow the triggers

What triggers all the action

4.1 SharePoint Connector

Update multiple select choice fields in a SharePoint list

Trigger flows on specific fields only,using shadow lists

How to find your overdue tasks

Time to look at negative queries with oData

How to clear fields in SharePoint list items

Dealing with multi select choice fields

Filter queries in SharePoint get items

Share photos or other files in SharePoint

Set a people field in SharePoint when all you have is a user’s name

Compare dates using conditions

Update a hyperlink or picture field

Attention views, do you remember check-in and check-out

Uploading documents to SharePoint and using OneDrive sync

Looking for a hubby? Get it all hooked up with Microsoft Flow

Provision your online sites without any code

Handling calculated fields

Common error messages when using Send an HTTP request to SharePoint

Maintain list items for no code developers

Get site details for no code developers

Maintain list details for no code developers

Create a folder in a document library

CSOM throttling in the SharePoint connector

Error 429, rate limit is exceeddd try again in x seconds

Creating generatic flows usings the SharePoint connector

Setting multi people fields in SharePoint

SharePoint connector common error messages and their solutions

Updating a list item with a people field using REST API

Query large libraries

Get all your site collection details

Create a new sub site

When a file is deleted trigger

Create SharePoint list from XML

The pains of SharePoint multi people fields

Getting your SharePoint field values

create SharePoint list and get a Bad Request

Create a trigger on multiple SharePoint lists

Trigger on a document set

Updating a hyperlink or picture field

4.2 Project Online

Automate your projects with Microsoft Flow and Project Online

4.3 Excel

Add a row into a table in Excel with Microsoft Flow

Working with Excel, Excel and#Excel in Microsoft Flow

4.4 Approvals

Microsoft Flow approvals, badrequest the request failed error code invalidapprovalsubscriberequestassignedtomissing
Request Sign-off in SharePoint Online

Get you manager to approve documents with Microsoft Flow

Do you have an approval process in Microsoft Flow? I’ve got 2!

4.5 Parseur

Get your data out of emails using Parseur

4.6 Flic

How to make your flic button work with Microsoft Flow

4.7 PowerApps

Send your data form PowerApps to Microsoft Flow with less parameters
PowerApps Camera vs. Add Picture and get your images to Flow

Start your Microsoft Flow form PowerApps

4.8 SQL Azure

Using data in SQL Azure from Microsoft Flow

4.9 Common Data Services

Common Data Services or SharePoint lists

4.10 Twitter

Is there any negative news about you?

4.11 Outlook

Work with outlook tasks in Flow

4.12 Infobip, Nexmo, Twilio, Plivo & Telesign

So you get the SMS with Infobip, Nexmo, Plivo, Telesign or Twilio?

4.13 DocParser

Do you process your invoices with Microsoft Flow and DocParser?

4.14 Encodian

Generate PDFs from anything and a lot more

4.15 LinkedIn

Manage your LinkedIn posts from SharePoint

4.16 Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams actions in Flow

4.17 HTTP

Microsoft Flow HTTP calling web services Xml vs JSON

5. Custom Connectors

Using custom connectors to read Excel files in SharePoint

Create your own custom version of a standard connector

Write your own custom connector part 1

Write your own custom connector part 2

6. Connections

Broken connections in Microsoft Flow.

7. Patterns

https://veenstra.me.uk/2019/04/01/microsoft-flow-trigger-flows-on-specific-fields-only-using-a-shadow-list-in-sharepoint/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2019/02/22/microsoft-flow-is-timeout-handling-your-worst-nightmare/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2019/02/20/microsoft-flow-are-state-machines-really-needed/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/12/03/microsoft-flow-import-list-data-from-an-excel-spreadsheet-into-sharepoint-lists/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/10/23/microsoft-flow-sending-out-reminders/

Microsoft Flow – Read large Excel files within seconds without creating tables using Microsoft Graph

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/10/15/microsoft-flow-improve-your-flows-performance-in-a-few-easy-steps/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/09/28/microsoft-flow-state-machine-template/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/09/19/microsoft-flow-you-only-need-one-template-to-get-started/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/09/11/microsoft-flow-never-terminate-your-flows-unless-you-like-failure/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/09/06/microsoft-flow-large-switches-25-options/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/08/08/microsoft-flow-getting-your-flow-trigger-retries-right/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/07/31/microsoft-flow-earn-money-with-microsoft-flow-on-amazon/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/07/18/microsoft-flow-how-to-create-multiple-environments-for-development-uat-and-production/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/07/16/microsoft-flow-error-429-rate-limit-is-exceeded-try-again-in-x-seconds/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2019/04/05/help-my-microsoft-flow-powerapps-and-powerbi-are-not-working-as-expected-where-do-i-go/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/06/26/microsoft-flow-handle-trigger-failures/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/06/19/microsoft-flow-which-flow-ran-on-my-item/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/06/25/microsoft-flow-which-flow-ran-on-my-sharepoint-list-item-or-document-part-2/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/06/19/microsoft-flow-my-conditional-love-in-microsoft-flow/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/06/14/microsoft-flow-how-to-play-chess-with-microsoft-flow/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/06/11/microsoft-flow-advanced-error-handling-recover-from-failure/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/06/08/microsoft-flow-using-the-rest-api-to-access-sharepoint-get-all-lists-in-a-site/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/06/06/microsoft-flow-advanced-error-handling-throw-in-flow/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/06/04/microsoft-flow-how-to-make-your-flows-perform-better/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/02/15/microsoft-flow-send-out-reminders/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/02/07/microsoft-flow-implementing-a-try-catch-finally-in-a-flow/

Flow tip use condition ore scope control to skip or debug flow actions

8. Migration to Flow

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/06/05/microsoft-flow-vs-sharepoint-designer-workflows/

9. Expressions

7 One line expressions that could help you in Microsoft Flow

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/12/04/microsoft-flow-create-currency-output/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/11/13/microsoft-flow-single-item-nested-arrays/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/11/12/microsoft-flow-format-dates/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/06/25/microsoft-flow-calculate-next-month-resolved-with-workaround/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/05/08/microsoft-flow-is-not-a-sharepoint-workflow-engine/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/05/08/office-365-microsoft-flow-get-the-first-working-day-of-the-month/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/04/30/microsoft-flow-next-month-is-okay-but-dont-go-any-further/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/02/27/microsoft-flow-make-a-long-story-short/

10. Flow Designer

https://veenstra.me.uk/2019/03/08/microsoft-flow-5-reasons-to-use-peek-code-in-microsoft-flow/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2019/02/05/microsoft-flow-peek-code/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2019/01/22/microsoft-flow-manage-your-flow-owners-from-sharepoint-list-permissions/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/02/20/microsoft-flow-are-you-confused-and-unable-to-figure-out-where-your-dynamic-content-comes-from/

11. Business Process Flows

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/10/15/microsoft-flow-business-process-flows-from-a-traditional-flow-perspective/

12. Administration

https://veenstra.me.uk/2019/04/04/cancel-all-your-approvals-in-microsoft-flow-using-powershell/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/10/10/microsoft-flow-get-an-alert-before-connections-expire-and-flows-fail/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/09/04/microsoft-flow-how-to-avoid-the-250-flows-limit-in-microsoft-flow/

https://veenstra.me.uk/2018/08/29/microsoft-flow-taking-ownership-of-someone-elses-flows/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/05/24/microsoft-flow-how-to-find-your-failed-flows/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/05/01/microsoft-flow-use-powershell-to-manage-your-flows/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/04/17/microsoft-flow-manage-your-flow-solution-in-production-and-development/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/04/06/microsoft-flow-new-feature-test-your-flows/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/03/12/microsoft-flow-create-multiple-versions-of-a-flow-in-microsoft-flow/

http://veenstra.me.uk/2018/02/09/microsoft-flow-share-your-flows-with-a-team/

13. Licensing

Microsoft Flow – Free, P1 or P2 licences?

Microsoft Flow – Do you have a plan?

14. Tools

Go Pro with Microsoft Flow and Flow Studio – Part 2

FLow-tastic bookmarker using Chrome extension and Microsoft Flow

15. Opinions

Are Microsoft Flow and PowerApps really only for citizen developers?

Visio to Microsoft Flow is it going to help you?

Microsoft Flow – User or service accounts

Microsoft Flow is not just a SharePoint workflow engine

Microsoft Flow – This is the limit!

PowerApps and Microsoft Flow – Things you can’t do (yet)!

Microsoft Flow – Ideas that could do with some upvoting!

Microsoft Flow – The hidden gems, are you aware of all of these?

Microsoft Flow – Are you running out of runs with Microsoft Flow?

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