Power Platform Weekly - Issue #155
Welcome to Power Platform Weekly!
Last week Public Preview of Azure Key Vault credentials for desktop flow connections was announced.
Another Public Preview announcement was for a new feature built on top of the canvas apps offline capability. Dataverse files and images offline.
The Power BI December 2023 Feature Summary was presented.
Environment variables are now always visible and editable during solution import, highlighted last week.
Have a great week and thanks for reading!
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 David Wyatt says that sometimes the very benefit of Low Code is its main weakness. Take Power Apps, you can create a fully fledged app in less then a day, but just because you can doesn't mean you should, and that's why architecture reviews are key.
CoE Starter Kit: Efficient Testing Strategy for Inactivity Processes – Admin Simulations for Maker Clean-Up Approvals
🦸🏻♀️🚀 During an initial setup of the CoE Starter Kit, Olena Grischenko encountered difficulties in finding a way to disable notifications and automatic emails. Despite configuring some Exchange rules and disabling Flows, she inadvertently activated certain processes that sent notifications to users.
🦸🏻♀️ Recently Microsoft applied the modern design for Power Automate on all regions as the default designer. In this post Heba Kamal will teach us about the new features of Power Automate Modern Design.
🦸🏻♀️ Customising Your Compliance Profile Preference Centres by Megan V. Walker
🦸🏻♀️ View In Browser For Realtime Emails by Megan V. Walker
🦸🏻♀️ Create plugin actions (preview) with Power Automate in Copilot Studio by Dian Taylor
🦸🏻♀️ What’s coming in Customer Insights-Journeys in December-March? by Malin Martnes
🦸🏻♀️ Consent center in Real-time marketing by Malin Martnes
🦸🏻♀️ Let’s learn about the Dataflows by Temmy Wahyu Raharjo
🦸🏻♀️ Web Role Inception by Angeliki Patsiavou
🧭 On this week's episode of Women Talk Tech, Marie Wiese is joined by Liz McGlennen, Executive Director at TechFluent and the Co-Host of the Dynamics Hotdish Podcast. Tune in to hear Marie and Liz discuss the exciting work being done at TechFluent, how to embrace discomfort, and the importance of filling your cup!
👩💻 In this episode, Daryl and Scott talk to Riccardo Gregori about PACX command line utility belt for Dataverse and his other XrmToolBox tools.
👩💻 In this episode, the trio is joined by Björn Andersson and talk Power BI improvements, the Synapse connectivity series, Microsoft Secure Service Edge, vNet injection/Private Endpoints, and more!
📅 Events & Webinars
(📅 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
🤵🏻🦸🏻♀️🧭👩💻 Grant Archibald announced the Approvals kit this week. This kit helps you with tons of approvals scenarios, like multi-stage approvals, conditional approvals, delegation and out of office scenarios. Make sure to check it out!
Environment Variables are now Always Visible and Editable during Solution Import and Pipeline Deployments
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 With pipeline deployments and solution imports, people were sometimes confused that they couldn’t change the environment variables when a value was already set for that environment variable. Anthony Sheehi announces that the environment variables are now always visible and editable during deployment/import. Soon, there will also be an update that will change the default on export where it will strip the environment variable values.
🦸🏻♀️👩💻 Dataverse offline has been out for a little while now, but Tristan Dehove announces a new capability for it! Dataverse images and files are now also supported in Dataverse offline in Canvas Apps - very nice!
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Quentin Sele Barancy announced a new feature for desktop flows this week. You are now able to link Azure Key Vault credentials to your desktop flows. There is a new credential manager in the maker portal to help you with this!
🤵🏻🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Another feature summary update by the Power BI team. In this feature summary, you will learn what will come out in December release of Power BI Desktop.
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