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Beginning PowerApps: The Non-Developers Guide to Building Business Mobile Applications by Tim Leung

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© Tim Leung 2017
Tim LeungBeginning PowerAppshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3003-9_16

16. Working Offline

Tim Leung
(1)
Reading, UK
 
PowerApps is designed for mobile devices, and there are times when these devices lose connectivity with the Internet. The ability for users to continue working during these times can be extremely useful. This is especially true for field workers, users that work outside regularly, or users that travel often.
To cater for these scenarios, PowerApps provides the ability to cache data on the local device. We can use this feature to build apps that can work offline. However, building an app that works completely offline is a manual task and it introduces a very difficult challenge - how to synchronize data and to resolve ...

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