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Power Platform Weekly - Issue #62
🦸🏻♀️ A Power Automate flow expects either a static choice or the choice ‘Value’ rather than the ‘Label’. Here is a way to avoid cumbersome switch statements to dynamically set values of larger choice lists. All explained by Amey Holden.
🦸🏻♀️ In this article Dian Taylor shows us the new preview feature which allows us to collaborate while building apps, in the same way as we have been collaborating while creating e.g. Word documents and Excel sheets.
🦸🏻♀️ All Power Apps (Canvas app) Date & Time Functions (With Examples) by Matthew Devaney
🦸🏻♀️ Getting a Dataverse for Teams Environment URL by Joe Griffin
🦸🏻♀️ Power Automate FLOW Comments (PREVIEW) by Inogic
🦸🏻♀️ Workaround for sharing Canvas Apps by EY Kalman
🦸🏻♀️ Understanding the new Quota Limits dashboard by Jesper Osgaard
🦸🏻♀️ Teams Chats inside Dynamics 365 by Neil Parkhurst
🦸🏻♀️ Which web page was my Dynamics 365 Marketing form submitted from? by Amey Holden
Tools & Code
👩💻 Guido Preite tells us about one of the recent and useful additions inside Dataverse - the File column. The latest version of Dataverse REST Builder (18.104.22.168) now includes a new request type called "Manage File Data" to deal with File Columns.
👩💻 Dynamics CRM: How To Get The Secure and Unsecure Configurations List by Temmy Wahyu Raharjo
👩💻 Retrieving email CC using Dataverse Web API by Ramon Tebar
👩💻 Not totally Power Platform, but super interesting -Connect to space satellites around the world and bring earth observational data into Azure for analytics via Microsoft and partner ground stations.
Events & Webinars
The Power Apps community call happens on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. On the call, you will get to see demos of tips and tools to help you build awesome Power Apps and discuss the latest Power Apps news. You will meet the Power Apps product team and community experts to get your questions answered.
A special session with Sabin Nair (Principal Program Manager) and Sama Zaki (Program Manager), which will discuss with our members how to prepare to move from Data Export Service to Azure Synapse Link for Dataverse and further discuss the use of Azure Synapse Analytics and the Azure Data Factory template to copy the data to an Azure SQL Server.
Out of the blue
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 The Power CAT team announced an Automation CoE Blueprint which customers can use to set up an automation program (RPA and other hyper-automation scenarios) in their organization and a limited private preview of Automation CoE Starter Kit, which is an implementation of best practices that can be customized by organizations for their own needs.
🦸🏻♀️ Microsoft Power Automate and Microsoft Power Virtual Agents are two powerful capabilities that are addressing an increased trend to automate workflows and conversations through conversational bots.
🦸🏻♀️👩💻 Microsoft announced a new way to visualize your model-driven Power Apps and Dynamics 365 data stored within Dataverse. With a single click, Power BI automatically generates a set of visuals for you to explore and find insights within your data.
🦸🏻♀️👩💻 Showing products in a customer's environment helps sales teams have better conversations about how a product might fit into a space, including how it impacts lines-of-sight and egress. By using Mixed Reality (MR), you can visualize products at real size in the context of the physical world to close deals that would not have happened with just images or videos and differentiate your company from its competitors.
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 The Power BI app for Microsoft Teams is available in the US Government Community clouds (GCC). This enables organizations in GCC to use Power BI as a data hub, enables users to find data without context switches, and brings data into more collaboration to help make better decisions.
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