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Power Platform Dev Weekly #177
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🥇 Cover Story
by Temmy Raharjo
This weeks cover story takes us through how to handle long-running processes in Azure Functions to avoid the 2 minute timeout in plugins and uses Azure Service Bus to keep everything in sync.
💎 Model Driven Apps & Dataverse
by Nishant Rana
The second of two posts by Nishant covering the new (experimental) low-code plugin feature. Try out the process of creating plugins completely in PowerFx, it’s a brave new world!
by Diana Birkelbach
Have a sub-grid on your form and want to edit the records in it without navigating away? Diana shows us how to use the power of side panes to produce a slick user experience.
😎 Power Automate
by Alex Shlega
Get to grips with this important aspect of how your flows are licensed with the recent changes to license enforcement in Power Automate
by Debajit Dutta
Joining two tables of data together is a breeze if it’s in Dataverse or SQL, but trickier if it’s in two Excel files. Debajit shows us how it’s done!
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
by Suparna Banerjee
Make sure your data stays consistent with full rollback of multi-stage updates, all in PowerFx
👍 Everything else in Power Platform
by Natraj Yegnaraman
Simplify deploying Azure Functions that securely connect to Dataverse with the latest range of developer tools.
by Mark Carrington
Access data in the preview long-term retention store and many other improvements in the latest version of this popular tool.
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