Extend access token lifetime

Imagine you have an external system pushing some customer data to your Dynamics 365 environment overnight and sometimes it requires longer than an hour throwing a 401 error. In this article, I'll describe how you can extend the lifetime of the access token used to connect to the Microsoft Dataverse API in order to resolve … Continue reading Extend access token lifetime

Microsoft Dataverse Terminology

Last year we saw some naming changes in the Power Platform regarding the Common Data Service, now finally called Microsoft Dataverse. Because I carry on forgetting the terminology 😵, I have written this simple article with the summary table published by Microsoft: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/data-platform/data-platform-intro#terminology-updates

OrganizationServiceProxy is null

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 Flow CDS connectors

Today you can find three Common Data Service (CDS) connectors in the Microsoft Flow platform (https://flow.microsoft.com). Which one should I use? Microsoft is making an amazing progress on this platform to add new features and improvements. This is probably the reason today we have those few options. Number 3 is very easy to recognise because … Continue reading Microsoft Flow CDS connectors