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Power Platform Weekly - Issue #138
GA: Custom Connectors in Solutions & Environment Variable Secrets. Generic TypeScript to open a Custom Page?! Benedikt & Sara have you covered!
Welcome to Power Platform Weekly!
Last week the General Availability of Custom Connectors in Solutions and Environment Variable Secrets were announced.
New Copilot experiences for Microsoft Power Pages (preview) were announced.
The preview feature Secure implicitly shared connections was announced.
Have a great week and thanks for reading!
🦸🏻♀️ The ‘Publish’ button on a journey in Dynamics 365 Marketing is pretty powerful. It’s what makes emails send out and automation magic happen. Amey Holden shows us how to enforce a review process and lock down the reviewed toggle.
Multiplexing is totally fine, but it needs to be recognized, and all the users benefiting from it need to be properly licensed. That’s if you want your organization to stay compliant with the licensing requirements. Alex Shlega gives some examples, take a look.
🦸🏻♀️ Send Email Confirmation After Subscription Form Submitted by Megan V. Walker
🦸🏻♀️ Field Service Copilot - Outlook experience (preview) by Dian Taylor
🚀 Support Power Platform Makers - How to get started by Hamish Sheild
🚀 Power Platform’s protection — Microsoft Purview Compliance by Raphaël Pothin
🚀 Security Roles – The 3 Phases by Thomas Sandsør
👩💻 Ready to supercharge your understanding of AI and automation? Prepare to be enlightened by Stephen Siciliano, Microsoft's Vice President of Power Automate, as he navigates us through the thrilling world of tech, highlighting the significant advancements since our last chat in 2019. An outdoor enthusiast from Seattle, Steven shares his love for nature and how he leverages AI in his personal life. He also gives us a sneak peek into how AI fuels Microsoft’s Co-Pilot and Power Automate.
🚀 In this first episode back from (a horrible) vacation, the trio talks about news from the Fabric blog, the wonderful name change for Microsoft Entra, news from Intune, something called Azure Boost, the general availability of the cross-region load balancer offering, and new security and compliance options for Azure Databricks.
🦸🏻♀️ A weekly podcast covering features, functionality, and news on the topic of Marketing, specifically covering Dynamics 365 Marketing and other interesting tools and tips for anyone interested.
📅 Events & Webinars
(📅 September 9)
Welcome to Collabdays Finland 2023, a conference dedicated to exploring the latest trends, tools, and technologies in the world of Microsoft 365 collaboration. Hosted by a team of industry experts and thought leaders, this event is designed to provide you with valuable insights, practical strategies, and hands-on learning opportunities to help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of digital collaboration.
(📅 September 23)
Nordic Summit will be taking place as an in-person event on the 23rd of September 2023 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
(📅 September 27)
CollabDays is a community organised learning day offering you the chance to learn from some of the best Microsoft 365 speakers in the industry. We offer learning tracks covering SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Viva, Microsoft Power Platform, and more. Each track is made up of one-hour sessions where you will have the chance to learn and ask questions that will directly benefit you and your organisation.
CollabDays events happen throughout the world, but this specific CollabDays event is held at The National Museum of Computing in Bletchley Park!
(📅 October 3-5)
Get inspired by Microsoft’s senior thought leaders, software engineers, and community experts who are focused on uniting humanity and technology. You’ll also have the chance to hear from users that solve real business problems daily. Fantastic speakers are ready to share their insights on how to accelerate and transform your business with Power Platform.
(📅 October 13-14)
South Coast Summit focuses on all key pillars of the Microsoft ecosystem: Business Applications, Modern Work, Security & Compliance, through to Microsoft Azure.
(📅 October 21)
Join us for a day of learning, networking and fun at this free community-driven event. Our focus is Microsoft 365 with some Power Platform and Azure sprinkled on top. Check our sessions and speakers and register your ticket now!
(📅 October 21)
CollabDays New England is the new and improved incarnation of SharePoint Saturday New England. We are very excited to be part of this community and to watch it grow beyond SharePoint and really focus on collaboration.
(📅 October 28)
The event formerly known as SharePoint Saturday Barcelona. SharePoint, O365 and Azure administrators, end users, architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft Technologies will meet for the eight event, fourth CollabDays Barcelona on October 28th, 2023.
It is a free, community-focused Microsoft related event dedicated to educating and engaging members of the community across all roles and all levels of Microsoft 365, Power Platform, Azure, and Artificial Intelligence.
(📅 November 14-17)
Join the next Microsoft Ignite event November 15–16, 2023, to catch up on the latest industry innovations. Sign up to be one of the first to know when registration launches.
(📅 November 25)
Collabdays Lisbon is a one-day, non-profit event built on top of seven previously successful community-driven events. A Microsoft Cloud-focused event including topics like Microsoft 365, Power Platform, and Microsoft Azure with inclusion by design.
(📅 November 27-30)
ESPC helps IT Pros, Developers, Makers & Business Decision Makers achieve project and career success with leading Microsoft technologies.
(📅 February 1-2, 2024)
CTTT is a Microsoft Cloud Community event with the purpose of bringing technology and community leaders to Tallinn to share their learning with the local community
(📅 February 2, 2024)
Get ready to be inspired and learn at the Microsoft 365 Community Day Miami! This event is all about unlocking the full potential of Microsoft 365, the Power Platform, and Artificial Intelligence. Whether you’re a tech enthusiast, a business owner, or just curious about the latest advancements in technology, this event is for you.
💙 Out of the Blue
🤵🏻🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Read this blog if you want to know more about Copilot for Power Pages. Take a closer look at some of the new capabilities now available in Public Preview! In this blog, Priya Vaidyanathan zooms in on six of them!
Announcing General Availability of Custom Connectors in Solutions as well as Environment Variable Secrets
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Amazing news from Dana Martens for the people who love to build Custom Connectors! After the Visual Studio integration news, it’s not yet done with the news for Custom Connectors! Custom Connectors in Solutions as well as Environment Variable Secrets are now GA!
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Lance Delano announced this week that secure implicitly shared connections are now in full preview (default on for new apps.) This preview feature defaults to on for all new apps in Power Apps. Many customers have asked for this feature, and it is now available in all commercial regions as Preview.
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