Power Platform geographical availability

"Where are my applications and data going to be hosted?" This is probably one of the first questions you may face once you start a new project. In the case of the Power Platform, Microsoft has made available some very good documentation. The most recent information that I have seen and I have found very … Continue reading Power Platform geographical availability

My first certification ONLINE exam

Last week I took my first online exam for the Microsoft certification PL-100 Microsoft Power Platform App Maker (beta) using the Pearson VUE services. I think it was an interesting experience. Normally I would go to the test center to take the exam, where they have a room full of individual computers and they keep … Continue reading My first certification ONLINE exam

Form settings available on preview

The new Power Apps Maker experience for model-driven apps is catching up more and more with the old classic one. Today, while I was using make.preview.powerapps.com, I noticed this new button "Form settings" where you can now configure the form security roles, order and fallback option. Classic form configuration Current Make experience Preview Make experience … Continue reading Form settings available on preview

Actionable Power BI reports

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

Level Up God Mode

Level Up for Dynamics 365 is one of the most useful productivity tools if you are working with the Power Platform and model-driven apps. This utility is a Chrome extension that allows users to perform advanced actions, that normally would require JavaScript bookmarklets. In this article I'll describe how God Mode works and cover some … Continue reading Level Up God Mode

Where is my Category status?

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?

CrmServiceClient connection timeout

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