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Power Platform Dev Weekly #167
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Interesting insights on the Power Platform news from Microsoft Build one from Ben den Blanken - Thoughts about the Power Platform news from Microsoft Build 2023 and another from Mx Em D’arcy - How CoPilot will accelerate maker enablement and why Governance is more important than ever.
Microsoft feature releases and announcements
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🥇 Cover Story
by Mark Carrington
Mark really shows he is the real dev MVP of the Power Platform with this great article about how you can create your own Elastic table. He also explains the pros and cons of introducing this into your toolset.
💎 Model Driven Apps & Dataverse
In an organization, we all know the significance and importance of License Consumption by the Users for an Environment, especially in the Business of Dynamics 365. To ease this for the Users, Microsoft has introduced a new feature, as an enhancement, as a part of the recent “2023 Wave 1 Release”. Read to know more.
by Nishant Rana
Step-by-step guide to configure Facebook channel with Omnichannel for Customer Service.
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
by Chris Harper
By default, in Power Apps, the data in a choice column is displayed in the order in which the choice options are entered in Dataverse. However, choice columns can be filtered and sorted when displayed in a Canvas app. How to do the sorting isn’t immediately obvious, so In this post Chris shows you how this can be done.
by Matthew Devaney
There’s a better way to count the number of rows in a Power Apps gallery than the CountRows function.. The new AllItemsCount property allows us to easily get the row count. It also offers better performance than CountRows. In this article Matthew shows you how to use a gallery’s AllItemsCount property.
😎 Power Automate
by Tomasz Poszytek
Sometimes you may need to send a user a direct link to their approval task in Power Automate approvals. Read this article from Tomasz on how easily this can be done.
by Deepesh Somani
Using this step by step error handling approach in Power Automate Flows, you can create custom error messages that provide detailed information about the specific errors occurring within your flow.
👍🏽Everything Else Power Platform
Interesting article on what happens when a Portal is created.
by Franco Musso
An interesting post from Franco on how to output random records from FetchXML in Power Pages
🎮 Other Interesting Articles
Annotating Power Platform Checker results - Daniel Laskewitz and Phil Cole
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