Power Platform Developers Weekly - Issue #17
🥇 Cover Story
Learn different ways to retrieve and parse the contents from an attribute with File data type using client-side scripting.
👍 Power Platform
In this #PowerShot, Yash shows how to setup a flow in Power Automate to add an extra layer of security to authenticate a user while retrieving sensitive data or performing actions in Power Virtual Agents.
Nishant explores Data Flows by loading data from a table in an OnPrem SQL DB to Common Data Service.
💎 Model Driven Apps
Automate Testing can be done in a proficient way in Dynamics 365 CRM through EasyRepro. All data-types works with it. However, we cannot achieve the same thing for multi-select option set field with this way. This blog explains a way to work with it.
Did you ever try to put a really big IFrame on the model-driven form? If you did, you might have seen a warning message. But there is a way...
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
In this Blog Post, Ritika walks us through the steps to generate random numbers and send that as a One Time Password (OTP) for authenticating a user in Power Apps.
In this article Matt compares 6 pairs of Power Apps functions, why they are the similar and how you can use their differences to your advantage.
🐱🏍 Power Automate
Can Power Automate Flows be synchronous? This blog explores the other side and some good discussions around it.
Power Automate is like a continuously evolving engine adding more power to it with every release by Microsoft. And one of the capabilities is to work with JSON objects.
🚀 Power Apps Component Framework (PCF)
This blog will help you to understand how to load/add sprite image and how to use images in sprite image for PCF Control.
This article will cover adding Azure Application Insights functionality to Power Apps Component Framework controls.
🔨 Tools & Components
With the Canvas Apps, there seem to be no simple way to reuse the same code/formulas without opting for a workaround. Well here is a tool for you.
A control to provide a News feature, by default getting news from Bing but can be customized for other news sources.
A control for the Lottie Animation Library. A Lottie is a JSON-based animation file format that enables designers to ship animations on any platform as easily as shipping static assets.
🎮 All Tech
In a world where static websites and apps increasingly depend on separately maintained APIs, it can be hard to figure out how they work by just playing around in the browser. Enter Postman.
Manual triggers introduced to GitHub Actions.
🐤 Tweets of the week
🤩 Thanks for reading
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