Power Platform Weekly - Issue #49
Hardit Bhatia gives us a deep dive into the design challenges he had with the Boards app to create a Pinterest like gallery in a Canvas App.
Diana Birkelbach shows her experience with the new In-app notifications. She shows how to activate this feature per app and shares lots of interesting examples on how to send notifications using form scripting.
🦸🏻♀️ Automatically create SharePoint folder structure based on specific table in Dataverse using cloud flow (part 3 of 6) by Linn Zaw Win
🦸🏻♀️ Dynamics 365 Sales Adaptive Card 🚀 by Thomas Sandsør
🦸🏻♀️ Multiselect Lookup control PCF now available in Dynamics 365 CRM by Roohi Shaikh (Inogic)
🦸🏻♀️ Use Power Automate to get updates on latest Power Platform features by Rishona Elijah
🦸🏻♀️ Co-presence in Power Automate | Multiple users working on a Flow by Priyesh Wagh
🦸🏻♀️ Show Message If A Power Apps Gallery Is Empty by Matthew Deaney
Tools & Code
Microsoft recently announced a new API which allow users to change the format of a Text, Integer, or DateTime data type to any of the compatible formats for the type. Here's a new XrmToolBox tool from Matt Beard which gives us a UI for this, util we have a UI from Microsoft, i.e. when we reach "the fullness of time".
👩💻 XRM Tokens Runner by Jonas Rapp
👩💻 Dynamics CRM: Use OrganizationServiceContext (LINQ) to Retrieve Data + Tips by Temmy Wahyu Raharjo
👩💻 C# code in Power Automate? No way… by Alex Shlega
👩💻 Long Functions Are Always A Code Smell by Daryl Labar
👩💻 Long functions in Dataverse plugins: Part 2 by Alex Shlega
👩💻 Intercepting DataVerse Retrieve Multiple Message using Plugins by Mira Ghaly
Sharon is the founder and CEO of Smarter consulting and speaks to the hosts about being a leader within the Kansas area by running the Kansas City O365 User Group. Sharon shares her journey from coding as a hobby when growing up to working in medicine then falling back into IT!
Megan and Lisa cover Model-Driven Apps and in-app notifications, Power Apps Ideas, Power Platform Admin changes, amazing community content, upcoming events, and podcasts & movies.
Wendy Rubas (General counsel) and Janessa Nelson (Legal operations manager) from the legal organization within VillageMD – a national leader in value-based primary care cover a lot of ground on how useful integrations between Lists, Power Platform, and SharePoint help optimize people productivity and document automation with visual analytics to improve the patient experience.
Events & Webinars
DynamicsCon is a FREE, 4 half-day virtual learning experience for Microsoft Business Application users and professionals. The event will take place from 20-23 September!
On the 24th and 25th of September, the Customer Self Service Summit will take place. You can learn all about PVA and Power Apps Portals! Do not miss it!
Out of the blue
Microsoft is pre-announcing a new capability to help organizations automatically install the Power BI app for Microsoft Teams for active users of the Power BI service. A new Power BI admin tenant setting is starting to roll out allowing Power BI admins to control automatic installation. The automatic installation will start occurring in November 2021 for organizations with the setting enabled.
Use Power Fx to create calculated columns in Dataverse, with expanded functionality and real-time results.
Collaborating with your colleagues often helps you in developing complex workflows faster. With the introduction of co-presence in Power Automate, each user can know in near real-time which other users are currently editing the flow.
Power Apps support to respect Azure AD Conditional Access policies on individual apps is entering public preview! Make sure to test this feature out while it's still in public preview.
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