Power Platform Dev Weekly #157
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This week, we have added a new section highlighting some “classic” content that has stood the test of time and is still helping us develop, look for the Timeless section after the new stuff!
It still feels like everyone is talking about Copilot and whilst other things did happen this week, the fact that ChatGPT going offline became worldwide news shows that AI really is being discussed everywhere.
Microsoft feature releases and announcements
Alongside the Copilot, Copilot, Copilot news, there was a few other things sneaking out this week across the Power Platform, including some CLI updates and some other highlights:
Automate smarter than ever before with AI Builder and Copilot in Power Automate
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🥇 Cover Story
Can Copilot for PVA build a Card with Vertical Buttons?
by Ben den Blanken
What better way to start than with a topical cover story using Copilot is some interesting ways. The outcome isn’t perfect but reading the story, seeing what happens and beginning to imagine where this could go in the future really does is quite thought provoking.
💎 Model Driven Apps & Dataverse
Using Focused View And Up Next In Model-Driven Apps
by Megan V. Walker
A great article by Megan V. Walker talking about an upcoming feature that is easy to miss but well worth knowing about.
Async onSave preventDefault with external call
by Benedikt Bergman
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
Your Power Apps User Settings are Probably Wrong
by Jukka Niiranen
Deep dive into the intracies of User settings effecting everything a user touches in the Power Platform
😎 Power Automate
Get your Microsoft Teams One on One chats with Power Automate using the Graph API
by Pieter Veenstra
Pieter explains how to use the Graph API to get your Teams chats in Power Automate.
Using Coalesce Function to Handle Null Values
by Nishant Rana
Article highlight a less often used action in Power Automate
👍 Everything else in Power Platform
Integrate FullCalendar.io with Power Pages
by Franco Musso
Franco goes in depth with some amazing Power Pages integrations, this time with FullCalender.io.
Power Platform Pipelines – The Security Model
by Carsten Groth
Carsten continues the series with a look at the security model for pipelines.
🎮 Other Interesting Articles
Separating Plugin Logic: A Guide to Testing Dataverse Plugins with IOC - Daryl LaBar
Model-Driven Apps: Disable most recently used items programmatically - Temmy Wahyu Raharjo
Simple Power Platform Licensing Mistakes to Avoid - Alex Shelga
The rise of the Co-Piloted Business Technologist - Carsten Groth
Power Apps Custom Page Modal Dialog - Matthew Devaney
🐤 Tweets of the week
Introducing a brand new section remind the community about some of the older work completed - content creators put dozens, if not hundreds, of hours into content so it seems a shame for it to fizzle into the past when it’s still perfectly valuable in the modern day.
Case in point, I (Matt Beard) had some Power Automate questions and ended up on one of the many great videos from Matt Collins-Jones so thought it was a good time to bring his channel back to the forefront.
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