Power Platform Weekly - Issue #91
Welcome to Power Platform Weekly!
By now you have probably heard about Power Pages. Power Apps portals deprecations starting June 2022 was announced last week.
Another announcement was the Power Automate for desktop June 2022 update.
Don't miss the July challenge from Miguel Verweij. He invented a ⛺ summer camp ⛺ for Canvas App creators! Have a look at Challenge 007!
Thanks for reading!
Upload Documents from Model-driven apps or Dynamics 365 to SharePoint - with metadata!
🦸🏻♀️ Amey Holden show us how to significantly improve the SharePoint document management user experience in model-driven apps using Custom Pages and Power Automate. Upload file, capture metadata and show documents on the activity timeline.
Rename Variables In Power Apps With 1-Click
🦸🏻♀️ Matthew Devaney gives a tour of the new powerful find & replace tool to quickly rename variables and collections in (Canvas) Power Apps across the whole app.
How to use InputParameterOrDefault method in The Dataverse Plugin
👩💻 When Temmy Wahyu Raharjo scanned Microsoft.Xrm.SDK namespace from Visual Studio, he found an exciting extension in the ContextExtensions class - InputParameterOrDefault. Read his post to find out what it was.
🦸🏻♀️ Document upload with metadata in Dynamics 365 or model-driven apps, using custom pages by Amey Holden
🦸🏻♀️ Dataverse results inside Microsoft Search in Office, SharePoint, Bing by Jukka Niiranen
🦸🏻♀️ Automagically update the BPF Stage based on the Approval outcome by Ben den Blanken
🦸🏻♀️ Notify users in Power Apps when a flow has run successfully by Lewis Baybutt
🦸🏻♀️ Contact Timeline Adjustments And D365 Marketing Interactions by Megan V. Walker
🚀 Mistakenly deleted your Power Automate flow. You can now restore Power Automate flows deleted in last 28 days by Debajit Dutta
🦸🏻♀️ Create custom content instead of components in Power Pages by Pieter Veenstra
🦸🏻♀️ Instantly extract information from an invoice by Rishona Elijah
🦸🏻♀️ An enhanced experience for creating Email templates by Inogic
🦸🏻♀️ How to build left navigation component in PowerApps? by Heba Kamal
👩💻🛠️ SQL 4 CDS 6.3 Released by Mark Carrington
Karoliina Kettukari is a Modern Work Leader at Meltlake and a Microsoft Valued Professional. Listen as she shares her story of how transitioned into IT and got involved with the Microsoft Community.
My fourth chat with Charles Lamanna, who recently took over the helm of all Business Applications for Microsoft.
George Brown and Dana Willmer, of Partner Economics, have been sharing their latest findings on the micro- and macroeconomic conditions in the Microsoft channel, and for Dynamics-focused services firms, the implications will be huge over the next few years. They recently wrote an article about their new thinking and join us to discuss these topics in more detail.
📅 Events & Webinars
📅 July 19th-20th - Save the date for Microsoft’s largest partner event of the year, focused on Microsoft Cloud, partner programs, and opportunities for partners to grow their business in the year ahead.
📅 September 20th-22th - The first annual Microsoft Power Platform Conference. This event is jam-packed with Microsoft’s senior thought leaders, software engineers, and community experts - all focused on uniting humanity and technology.
📅 September 24th - Nordic Summit will be taking place as an in-person event on the 24th of September 2022 in Stockholm, Sweden.
📅 October 14h-15th - A completely free-of-charge two-day event for professional people working with Microsoft technology. It focuses on all three pillars of the Microsoft platform: Business Applications, Modern Workplace, and Azure.
💙 Out of the Blue
🦸🏻♀️👩💻🚀 The June 2022 update of Power Automate for desktop (version 2.21) has been released! Some updates are: more data types are now supported for input and output variables, desktop flows can now be triggered via an external link, support for Java automation in SWT framework applications, and, last but not least, a new screen for editing the selectors of a UI element!
🤵🏻🦸🏻♀️🧭👩💻🚀 In the first post in this series, LOBE, AI Builder, and Power Automate were used to process COVID vaccination cards sent in via Email. This follow-up post will expand the original automation in a practical example and connect to Microsoft’s Return to Workplace solution built on the Power Platform.
🤵🏻🦸🏻♀️🧭👩💻🚀 In this customer case, you can read about how Komatsu built a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution with Power Automate and AI Builder to automate their manual and repetitive processes for fixing invoices. They went from purchasing licenses to an RPA solution in production within a short span of four weeks.
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