A couple of years ago I wrote a utility for the community tool Dynamics-365-Workflow-Tools to retrieve the selected values of a multi-select optionset attribute within a workflow. I have now extended this utility to also provide the corresponding labels. By the way, by multi-select optionset I mean the Choices column type based on the new … Continue reading Get choices names in workflows
"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
Positive news this week, I passed the beta exam PL-100 Microsoft Power Platform App Maker that I mentioned in my previous post 🥳 I am working these days with React and PCF controls. Hopefully I'll get some time soon to share some interesting things in my next posts.
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
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
Would you like to try some of the new features coming for Power Apps? Here is a quick trick you may have missed. Rather than using the default URL https://make.powerapps.com, add a preview to it: https://make.preview.powerapps.com For instance, you can test the new Power Apps portals themes: Where in the preview experience, you will see … Continue reading Make Preview Power Apps
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?
While I was configuring a new Power Portal for a new project, I suddently got a critical error that completely stopped the web site working. The error message was "Server Error in '/' Application.". This article describes how I managed to find out what was the issue and fix problem. The Power Portals have a … Continue reading Server Error in Power Portal