Simple fact of life: One goes to work and is subject to the everyday hassles of the industrial existence: Traffic and the normal inconveniences of our environment, it’s a good idea for me to get a notification in my mobile saying how long does it take to get to my place of work. So I can adjust my pace.
How to do it?
Easy, create a Flow in Office 365
- An Office 365 Subscription
- A Bing Maps Key
- A mobile phone to receive notifications
1. The first thing is to configure how often this is going to run:
2. Then we’ll configure the route using the Bing and this requires and API key to make the call
The Bing connection will produce the time travel in seconds, these would need to be converted to minutes, storing the output in a variable and performing the arithmetic operation:
Variable name is: TravelTime of Integer type and the value is the arithmerical operation of seconds divided by 60Once we have the number of minutes we pass them on to the next step which is the notification to the mobile