SharePoint Flows from Scratch
Power Automate Exercises and Explanations
Uppdated in May 2023
SharePoint Flows from Scratch, Peter Kalmström explains
how Microsoft Power Automate can be used to automate common
SharePoint business processes. The book is intended for
SharePoint admins and other users who already know the basics
Peter's mother Kate, who is a former teacher and author
of schoolbooks, has assisted him in making the content easily
SharePoint Flows from Scratch has two parts. After
a few chapters of basic information about Power Automate
and about the built-in SharePoint flows, the major part
of the book contains exercises with example flows, from
basic flows to more advanced ones.
Each exercise has a theory section connected to the current
example flow. This outline gives the readers new information
in a meaningful context and in a way that makes the knowledge
SharePoint Flows from Scratch has multiple links
to kalmstrom.com Tips articles with video demonstrations.
These articles make the learning more varied.
Microsoft Flow is primarily intended for Office 365 and
other cloud based platforms, so all images, demos and explanations
come from SharePoint Online.
SharePoint Flows from Scratch is available as e-book
and paperback on
If you are new to SharePoint Online, we recommend that you
study Peter's book SharePoint
Online from Scratch first. It will give you the
basic SharePoint knowledge needed to get the most out of
SharePoint Flows from Scratch.
From Amazon reviews:
"Peter Kalmstrom gives the reader information to make
your SharePoint experience successful. His Flows are well
laid out and relevant to the reader. Though I did not find
my exact Flow I need help with, I now have ideas what to
incorporate to make it work."
"Eine sehr gute Einführung und auch sehr praxisorientiert
gehalten. Die Unterteilung in Grundproblem, Voraussetzungen,
Theorie dahinter, einzelne Schritte zur Umsetzung finde
ich sehr gelungen."