Power BI is normally used to read and visualise data. However, you can go further than that and trigger actions to initiate other workflows. How powerful could this be?! Let's say we have a business scenario where we are analalysing the revenue of our customers. We have this inforamtion in our CRM system but we … Continue reading Actionable Power BI reports
The Dynamics 365 Category entity has certain peculiarities, like it doesn't have a state and status attributes as many other entities in Dynamics 365 and the Common Data Service. In this article I'll describe how to create your own custom Category Status and lock the attributes in the form accordingly. Dynamics 365 Category entity doesn't … Continue reading Where is my Category status?
The CrmServiceClient class allows you to connect easily to the Common Data Service and execute the API operations offered by the platform. Depending on your particular implementation, you may need to change the connection timeout. This article explains how to apply a custom timeout to a CrmServiceClient intance. As I covered in my previous article, … Continue reading CrmServiceClient connection timeout
The CrmServiceClient class is a key component of the Xrm Tooling library. This class has two important properties that, as a developer, you may have probably used in many instances: OrganizationServiceProxy and OrganizationWebProxyClient . Depending on the authentication type, these objects may be null. This article explains some of these cases. Let's have a look … Continue reading OrganizationServiceProxy is null
Microsoft carries on aligning their online platforms with the new licensing models. In the coming months, certain admin operations will no longer be available when tenant exceeds storage capacity entitlements. Currently there are two different administration experience for provisioning new environments: the classic Dynamics 365 admin center and the new Power Platform admin center. This … Continue reading Admin operation enforcement
This article describes how to integrate the Microsoft Power Apps Portals with the payments platform Stripe. This content was produced and presented during the community event London 2020 Power Saturday. The integration is based on a real story where the startup MySoap.co is willing to sell their new soaps in an online platform. The following … Continue reading Integrating Power Apps Portals with Stripe