Power Platform Developers Weekly - Issue #34
🥇 Cover Story
Plugins are a great way of adding custom business logic to your CDS implementation. Done right they are fast and highly targeted. If you have a circumstance that needs to bypass this plugin then what do you do? Mark uncovers a hidden gem that can allow you to bypass the plugins.
👍 Power Platform
Project Oakdale utilizes CDS and Power Platform but it has a different licensing scheme. Roohi shows us how we can utilize this neat feature to create rapid applications for MS Teams.
In this blog post, Ritika will walk through the steps to set your desired icon on a Power Apps Portal App.
💎 Model Driven Apps & CDS
In this blog post Benedikt describe how to call the XRM.WebAPI in a proper way using TypeScript, as well as explaining why to use TypeScript.
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
In this article Matt will show you how to capture a signature in Power Apps using the pen input control and save the image to SharePoint.
Even though the requirement looks simple you have to jump through various hoops to achieve it and Debajit explains it very well on how to fulfill this requirement in his blog.
🐱🏍 Power Automate
In this write up we are going to build a flow that extracts and consumes the remote execution context in a no-code approach.
Here's how Run As behaves under different options for a CDS (Current Environment) Flow connector.
🚀 Power Apps Component Framework (PCF)
Most of the code components are created using Fluent UI which matches the default theme of model-driven app. But what if the theme was changed and you want your code components to match the theme of model-driven app. This blogs explains how to achieve it.
Following the previous blog this is part 2 of setting the theme of code component that matches to the theme defined in model-driven app.
🔨 Tools & Components
Mark released a newer version of his SQL 4 CDS tool. This blog explains what were the main updates to his tool.
A control to easily upload and resize one or more images on Dynamics 365 records. Works with Email and normal Notes attachments, images are resized on the fly before saving to Dynamics 365 and saves your cloud storage.
🎮 Dev Stuff
Automation is key to any successful DevOps or Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) strategy. However, this can be difficult to achieve if the platform in question does not have the capability to …
In this article, we'll build from scratch React Notification.
👩💻 Interesting Reads
Custom Translation - Jonas Rapp
Download notes from canvas apps - Debajit Dutta
Check if HTML table is empty in Power Automate - Josh Cook
Mix and match FetchXml Query in Power Automate - Linn Zaw Win
Rename SharePoint folders using Power Automate - Pieter Veenstra
Get attachment from Teams post in Power Automate - Yash Agarwal
Extend CDS using Azure Functions, Part 1 - Allan De Castro
Make Teams bot richer using Markdowns - Vesa Nopanen
The Power Platform ALM Starter Kit from XrmToolCast on Podchaser, aired Sunday, 1st November 2020. Repeat guest Marc Schweigert from Microsoft talks about the (almost released) Power Platform ALM Starter Kit, a tool to help manage and solve all your Power Platform ALM woes! Topics Discussed: Cente…
🐤 Tweets of the week
🤩 Thanks for reading
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