Deep Dive Into App Experience with Clay Wesener

Deep Dive Into App Experience with Clay Wesener

Clay Wesener


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  • Personal and professional background – growing up in Australia, hobbies outside of work 
  • Career journey, joining Microsoft product team, working on PowerApps and working with the original team at Canvas Apps, starting as a Microsoft Partner before joining Microsoft 
  • Key pillars/various moving parts of the Power Platform team 
  • Owning the UI, holding the constraints of the upper-level nav and the left-hand nav of the system and what the maker has control over 
  • What is the App Experience and what the team think about when designing the App Experience for the makers 
  • What the App Experience team looks at when it comes to guiding principles 
  • Tidying up old legacy versions – is it part of the transition to Power Platform? 
  • Microsoft’s key focuses in the Power Platform moving to the end of 2019 
  • Possibility of PowerApps becoming unrecognizable as a Microsoft software, especially with PCF coming to market 
  • Thoughts on the possibility of creating any type of business application in a white-label experience  
  • Why isn’t React supported in PCF? Why Microsoft didn’t just go and support some third-party control framework 
  • Making theming and branding easier in PowerApps 
  • Type of use cases of unique controls where there’s no need to shift to the platform 
  • What’s new in model-driven maker experience 
  • Creating a new field on the fly to be included in the maker experience 
  • Reusable Canvas Apps components – background and thoughts around it 
  • How the team is bringing Canvas Apps and model-driven apps together 
  • Intent to provide URL and put off creating a top-level nav in Power Apps 
  • What’s coming up in the next release notes 
  • Thoughts on Microsoft’s goal of 10M active users on Power Platform 
  • Offline access – what to look forward to 

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Clay Wesener

Clay Wesener is a passionate software professional with a background in ERP implementation and business productivity software design. He currently leads the app experiences PM team for Microsoft PowerApps, enabling the next generation of developers and app makers on the Microsoft Power Platform.