Power Platform Weekly - Issue #55
Looking for directions, lost in the way, add the Interactive Map component in Power App! Roma Gupta shows us how. The interactive map component was released last year, and it is so good to see the level of functionalities achieved.
🦸🏻♀️ Enhancements in Sales Accelerator using Adaptive Sequences by Inogic
🦸🏻♀️ Build A Shopping Cart In Power Apps by Matthew Devaney
🦸🏻♀️ Dynamic lists are here by Jesper Osgaard
🧭 Raise of the citizen Data Analyst by Carsten Groth
Tools & Code
David Rivard shows us how to provide our own custom Webpack configurations to a Power Apps Control Framework (PCF) control in a supported way.
👩💻 Side Panes & Custom Pages – Implement a Shopping Cart in MDA by Diana Birkelbach
Megan and Lisa cover some suggested sessions from Lisa for Microsoft Ignite, a change in Power Apps Portals, Customer Insights Predictions, Community Content, and fun stuff.
On this episode, Elaiza Benitez takes over the CRM Audio podcast and brought Amey Holden and Matt Wittemann with her. Elaiza, Amey, and Matt worked for Microsoft partners and have since made changes in their career. Elaiza and Amey went independent and Matt went to work for Microsoft. They discuss the various career paths available with Microsoft Business Applications.
They made it to fifty (50!). To celebrate, the guys are taking a step back from technical deep dives, as they curated the best of the best Power BI jokes, memes, and best content the community has shared.
Events & Webinars
The Virtual Power Group Scotland will have a meetup about Power Platform Governance with Emma D'Arcy on the 25th of October at 8PM (BST).
The Singapore D365 & Power Platform UG will have a meetup with sessions about Value Proposition Design for Canvas and D365 & Teams: Better Together on the 27th of October at 7 PM (SGT).
The NYC User Group will have a meetup with the Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Wave 2 Release as the main topic on the 28th of October at 7 PM (ET).
Microsoft’s annual gathering of technology leaders and practitioners delivered as a digital event experience this November (2nd - 4th).
Out of the blue
Microsoft acquires Clear Software to strengthen their connectivity between the Power Platform and systems like SAP and Oracle.
Gain deeper insights and take action in optimizing and automating your process with Process advisor Application Analytics and Automation Recommendation features, which are now generally available.
Microsoft is betting big on fusion development for bot building. Make sure to read this article to see what Microsoft is doing to make it easier for fusion development teams!
Support for File and Image in Power App Canvas is now general available.
Error handling is almost done. Before Microsoft complete it, they are making some small changes to how Blank is handled by the Value functions. All changes are under the experimental 'Formula-level error management' switch and will not impact the vast majority of apps.
There is a new declarative way to control the first screen shown in a Canvas app: App.StartScreen. It is the first step in providing declarative alternatives for all the things that are done in App.OnStart today.
The custom help pane feature gives your model apps a custom in-product help experience that is tailored to your app. It's general availability has now been announced.
Microsoft is named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide General-Purpose Conversational AI Platforms 2021 Vendor Assessment.
The October 2021 release for the on-premises data gateway (standard and personal mode) is now available.
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