Power Platform Weekly - Issue #23
Will the common low-code programming language turn business app customization from GUI based tasks to a jungle of formulas, or will we just gain new powers? In this blog post Jukka Niiranen shares some initial thoughts on how he sees the arrival of Power Fx potentially affecting the way model-driven Power Apps are built.
Don't repeat yourself! You can make a component and re-use it on several screens as well as in other apps entirely. In this article Matthew Devaney shows us how to make a Power Apps navigation menu component with the same style as MS Teams.
🦸🏻♀️ Power Platform | Dataverse or Azure SQL or both? by Carsten Groth
🦸🏻♀️ Taking a crash course on Power BI, part 2 by Alex Shlega
🦸🏻♀️ D365 Field Service: Technician Locator by Dian Taylor
🦸🏻♀️ Tag a User in a Microsoft Teams post made using Power Automate by Priyesh Wagh
🦸🏻♀️ Call Microsoft Graph API using HTTP Connector by Mohamed Ashiq Faleel
👩💻 Unpack Canvas Apps in a Pipeline by Benedikt Bergmann
🦸🏻♀️ PL-600: Microsoft Power Platform Solution Architect by EY Kalman
🦸🏻♀️ D365HR Variable compnesation: Step 3: Eligibility rules by Kamal Radhakrishnaiah
🦸🏻♀️ Force sync team members to Dataverse for Teams *Users* table by Yash Agarwal
🦸🏻♀️ Display Form tab in sequence in Entity Form PowerApps Portal by Vaishali Vyas
🦸🏻♀️ Matrix Dynamic Component within Inspections for Dynamics 365 Field Service by Inogic
🦸🏻♀️ Dynamics 365 Field Service HowTo - Part 1 by Stefan Rodić
🦸🏻♀️ First look: the new Email Designer in Dynamics 365 Marketing by Jesper Osgaard
🦸🏻♀️ How to create custom errors in Power Apps (Canvas apps) by Hardit Bhatia
Tools & Code
Tae Rim Han revisits some of the concepts she has covered in earlier articles - using Microsoft Authentication Library (MSAL) to acquire tokens from the Microsoft identity platform to authenticate users and access secured web APIs from the PCF control. Microsoft has released a new MSAL for React, Tae explores this new library and shows us how we can utilize it in our PCF controls.
👩💻 SQL 4 CDS 4.1.0 Released by Mark Carrington
👩💻 Managing header and footer of the form in Dynamics 365 using Client API by Inogic
Lisa and Megan talk about some changes at Microsoft, new exams in beta you can take, other podcast, and community content and exams.
Build Dynamics 365, Power Apps and Power BI apps that everyone will love on Podchaser, aired Monday, 15th March 2021.
Linn Zaw Win shares his journey of attempting to document every single tool in the Power Platform universe, focusing first on the tools in the XrmToolBox. Daryl also gives an update on Jonas.
Bonus podcast today! Danish Naglekar (our friend from PPDevWeekly 😀) on The MVP Show chats about his journey into becoming a Microsoft MVP and shares his knowledge about PCF builder.
Events & Webinars
This session will be a brief introduction of Application Insights and Log Analytics and how to use it in conjunction with Power Apps and Dynamics 365 , how to monitor server performance on on-prem instances as well as the client performance on on-line and on-prem.
Microsoft Certification 365 Saturday is organized by Julian Sharp and Neil Parkhurst who are focused on helping you on your journey of passing exams. The event will be held on the 10th of April, currently open for registration and Call for Speakers (closes on the 26th of March).
Out of the blue
Last Monday, Microsoft announced that Microsoft Power Automate has been recognized as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Robotic Process Automation, Q1 2021.
Power Automate Desktop becomes available to Windows 10 users and comes with new updates in the latest March 2021 release, including shared flows, console settings, flow designer enhancements, new actions and the use of variables in the recorders.
This post is an overview of Visual Data Prep (Diagram View), which is going into General Availability.
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