Power Platform Dev Weekly #165
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Hours before this post, April Dunnam dropped this mega post - this is the start of AI magic. The real trick to AI is learning how to prompt and how to train a model so it can respond to whatever you throw at it in a way that is useful to you. This repo is the start of it and is going to be a fascinating place to watch grow over time!
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🥇 Cover Story
Introducing the Power Platform Developer Blog
This weeks headline act isn’t actually a single post - but an introduction into a brand new blog launched by Microsoft themselves. You can expect to see articles from this blog featured in upcoming PPDevWeekly’s but it’s a blog we would also high recommend you check out yourself. Hosted by April Dunnam & friend of the weekly Daniel “F***ing” Laskewitz it promises to be an ideal spot for everything for developers by Microsoft and the community.
💎 Model Driven Apps & Dataverse
Xrm.Utility.getEntityMetadata to get the localized label
by Temmy Raharjo
Multi-language handling on custom code and PCF’s is often a hugely neglected part of the implementation process. Here Temmy shows how to tackle that issue in great detail.
Download Dataverse Tools with Power Platform CLI
by Srinath Pega
Srinath steps through utlising the new Power Platform CLI tools in your environments.
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
Power Apps Host Object – Get Web Browser And O/S Details
by Matthew Devaney
For me (Matt - editor) as a Pro Developer in a Canvas App I like to see things that remind me that whilst canvas apps are a low code platform, there are lots of complexities behind the scenes. Matthew talks about the new Host object and how to make the most of it in this great, insightful blog post.
Fixed Canvas App Not showing data
by Nishant Rama
Nishant provides a learning moment from his real life experiences where a simple security mistake lead to pain.
😎 Power Automate
Distibution List Emails and Appointments with Power Automate
by Amey Holden
Amey continues a series highlighting ways of emailing groups of folks via the Power Platform.
👍🏽Everything Else Power Platform
Power Platform Centre of Excellence is Dead
by Mark Smith
The legendary Mark Smith continues his series of announcing the death of core parts of the eco-system in this thought provoking article on the movement from Excellene to Enablement.
by Steve Mordue
Steve shares his assessment of how far we have come in the low-code platform and how we should resolve it.
by Carsten Groth
Global Black Belt Carsten has a reply for Mark and Steve and highlights his view on the governance of the low-code ecosystem.
🎮 Other Interesting Articles
Microsoft 365 & Power Platform Development Community call - 11th of May, 2023 - PnP Community with a guest speaker of our editor Matt
Join Nick and Ulrikke on the last Power Platform Boost Podcast!
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