Power Platform Weekly - Issue #52
Jukka Niiranen show us how to copy an existing record in nodel-driven Power Apps, along with its child records, using the modern command designer & Power Fx formula.
Scott Durow shows us how to make our Power Fx buttons more robust by including error handling in our logic.
🦸🏻♀️ Identifying merged records by Mark Carrington
🦸🏻♀️ Customize app commands 👌 Part 1: Introduction & simple command by Mats Necker
🦸🏻♀️ When “adding required components”, be cautious of the solution layers by Alex Shlega
🦸🏻♀️ Using Power Automate Conditions with Power Virtual Agents by Dian Taylor
🦸🏻♀️ Power Apps (Canvas Apps) Form Modes – NewForm, EditForm and ViewForm by Matthew Devaney
🦸🏻♀️ Use Hierarchy in Roll Up Fields in Dynamics 365 CRM by Priyesh Wagh
🦸🏻♀️ Dynamics 365 Project Operations and PSA: Approval Sets in Modern Approvals by Antti Pajunen
🦸🏻♀️ Tip #1419: Dual-write 404 error when metadata contains special characters by CRM Tip of the Day
🦸🏻♀️ Updated Solution Explorer (Preview) experience in Dynamics 365 by Nishant Rana
🦸🏻♀️ Working with Diacritical marks and Characters for adaptive cards with Outlook and Power Automate by Yash Agarwal
Tools & Code
Power Platform Wave 2 2021 has brought in some amazing features and functionalities. One of which is the Side Panes and the ability to incorporate multiple panels in it. In this article, Roohi Shaikh shows us how to make them pretty.
👩💻 FetchXML Intellisense by Jonas Rapp & Mark Carrington
👩💻 Exploration: Showing Dynamics CRM Data In Vue.JS (SPA) by Temmy Wahyu Raharjo
Anyone building Power BI Reports knows the amount of intricate tasks that are involved from data source to visuals in a Report. But what are the final enhancements you can make that really make it stand out? What about too much? When does it bloat your report? The guys discuss their best advice and their own checklists.
A brief introduction about Kaila Bloomfield’s background - life and family and her story about how she started having an interest in technology.
Daryl and Scott interview Bram Colpaert, a good lazy developer based in Belgium, and chat about one of his tools, the Data Transporter.
Events & Webinars
Michelle Wong, Sheryl Netley, Jese Navaranjan, and April Dunnam will have sessions during the upcoming October Power Apps community call on October 20th at 8 AM Pacific Time.
Microsoft’s annual gathering of technology leaders and practitioners delivered as a digital event experience this November (2nd - 4th).
The Power Platform community has created a virtual event, Business Application Summit 2021 being held November 17-19th and entirely focused on upskilling and sharing knowledge with members of the community.
Out of the blue
Microsoft launched twenty-one new service owner connectors in August and September, bringing the total to over 530 connectors! These new connectors have a range of services, be it inventory management, IT operations, communication tools, and many more.
You can now upload portal customization in different environments with a different set of properties using portals deployment profiles. You can also create multiple deployment profiles and upload portal customization to an environment by applying the profile you want.
Relevance search is now Dataverse search to emphasize that all data within Dataverse is searchable. The same powerful capabilities of Relevance search will continue and Microsoft is committed to making Dataverse search even better, starting with a new configuration experience in the maker portal.
Take the first steps in self-diagnosing and mitigating issues in your apps.
Microsoft announced the preview availability of the new Unused Artifacts API this week. The initial version of this API returns a list of datasets that have not been used within 30 days for a specified workspace, and successive revisions will include other artifact types such as reports and dashboards.
Microsoft announced the general availability of NextGen Premium Platform (Gen2)! Optional autoscale charges will begin on November 4th, 2021.
The answer is "Yes" if you are using Canvas apps, User Local data and direct oData API calls.
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