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Power Platform Weekly - Issue #79
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Last week Public Preview of React based virtual code components was announced. Under Tools & Code you will find a great How-To article, don't miss it! Another announcement was the release of Power Apps for Windows (Preview).
If you are curious about the latest independent publisher connectors, you need to check out the article about the 4 new that were introduced during March.
There is now a cool Power Automate - Dataverse Cheatsheet available, brought to us by Dani Kahil.
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🦸🏻♀️ Neil Parkhurst recently gave a demo of the new voice channel within Dynamics 365's Omnichannel for Customer Service app. In that post he covered the basics of inbound calling. This time he explains how to setup and make outbound calls.
🦸🏻♀️👩💻 Did you know that we can write code in a Custom Connector? In this article, Temmy Wahyu Raharjo tries out this feature and makes a simple function that returns the last date of the month.
👩💻 The long-awaited 'virtual control' feature is finally in preview which means you can start to try converting your controls to be virtual. Scott Durow shows us what that actually means.
🦸🏻♀️ $-Strings: A Better Way To Concatenate Text Strings In Power Apps by Matthew Devaney
🦸🏻♀️ Tip #1435: Update Dataverse user photo from Office 365 profile by CRM Tip of the Day
🦸🏻♀️ Manager, take care of your employees! by Ana Inés Urrutia
🦸🏻♀️ Tip #1436: Change the Default Duration Value of the Time Entry in Dynamics 365 Project Operations by CRM Tip of the Day
👩💻 PCF control – Generate Shields.IO Badges in the PowerPlatform by David Rivard
👩💻 Dataverse: Export Import Solution from your command prompt using PowerApps CLI by Temmy Wahyu Raharjo
🧭 Isidora Katanic, Community Manager for Experts Inside and a Microsoft MVP, is the 2nd half of the Head in the Cloud, Heart in the Community podcast. She explains how she went from being a nanny to Women in Tech and her love for the community.
🤵🏻 Have you used Presenter mode in Microsoft Teams? Presenters can arrange their shared content and video feed in engaging new ways. But the video and content was in fixed positions for each scene. Now you will have the option to resize and move your video feed and content.
📅 Events & Webinars
📅 May 4th-6th - This is a free event for any and all who want to learn more about Microsoft 365 and Azure. Topics are Microsoft 365, including Teams, Power Platform, SharePoint, Viva, Infrastructure, DevOps, and Azure.
📅 May 19th-21st - The Power Apps Developer Bootcamp will be from 19th-21st of May 2022. A 3 day Live Bootcamp has been organized for the Global Power Apps Developer Community to share techniques and approaches for solving your Power Apps development challenges!
💙 Out of the Blue
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 A lot of people have tried out the process mining capabilities and been amazed by dense event log data transform into visual process maps and analytics. Users had wanted to share the learnings with others, often to make better decisions, and now they can! The viewer role is now available!
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 Microsoft announced additional security roles this week. This will allow for more granularity in assigning roles for the gateway. The new change is that non-admins of the gateway can be allowed to create connections (data sources) on the gateway. This way, your gateway admins are not the bottleneck anymore for creating connections (data sources).
👩💻🚀 Microsoft is extending Microsoft 365 DLP policies for Power BI to support the detection of uploading sensitive information such as social security and credit card numbers, leveraging Microsoft’s built-in sensitive information types and/or custom information types defined by your organization in the Microsoft 365 compliance center.
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 For datasets in Premium or PPU workspaces, a user that consumes a report that leverages a composite model based on a Power BI dataset is required to have just Read instead of Build permissions (or have the Viewer role) on all datasets in the chain.
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