Power Platform Developers Weekly - Issue #20
🥇 Cover Story
CDS has been rebranded as Dataflex Pro, but it's the non-Pro version of Dataflex bundled with Microsoft Teams that will have the biggest impact.
💎 Model Driven Apps
Monitor in MDA can provide some very useful context about the client-side behavior of your apps, but there is one option which may be particularly useful when troubleshooting end-user issues.
Mark looks at column comparison in details; from what can be done to what cannot be done, performance checks and usage.
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
The Power Apps SEQUENCE function can be used to create a range of numbers as a single column table such as 1-to-100, or even ranges of dates and letters.
Canvas App provides tons of features yet it lacks in pretty basic ones. One of this is to get the value of a selected option from a CDS option set in Canvas app
This tutorial will show you how to create a pop-up menu in Power Apps two different ways: a pop-up form for data entry and another to confirm deletions.
🐱🏍 Power Automate
Have encountered a limitation on getting lookup display name and option set value, then this blog will help you solve that limitation.
🚀 Power Apps Component Framework (PCF)
A neat way for making sure you do not have to configure your PCF controls on each environment. Hint: use environment variables
Fluent UI add boat load of things jacking up the file size. Diana shows us how we can reduce the file size by using granular imports.
🔨 Tools & Components
With the July 2020 release of FetchXML Builder for XrmToolBox the new Column Comparison feature of the FetchXML language is supported.
A control that count downs the number of characters remaining, in a Twitter style circular progress bar. It shows a callout indicator when user goes beyond the limit to catch its attention.
A control to get additional information about the browser and device running your Canvas App is running in.
🎮 DevOps & All Tech
Learn how to utilize the power of multi-stage build pipeline in Azure DevOps
Cannot use MSAL library (for weird reasons) to fetch auth token. No worries, this post will help you get the token without using MSAL libraries.
New in preview, Microsoft has released a CRUD API for Power Apps Portals. Why do we need this when Common Data Service already has a web API? Hint: It’s not for integration, it’s for user experience
In this episode we Jonas and Daryl each present their top 10 Tools for CRM/XRM/CDS Developers.
🐤 Tweets of the week
🤩 Thanks for reading
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