Power Platform Developers Weekly - Issue #35
🥇 Cover Story
Debajit explains in his latest blog post a method that will enable us to send multiple documents as an attachment in an email that are retrieved from a note stored in CDS using Power Automate.
👍 Power Platform
Lets use Power Automate inside Power Virtual Agents to get all the users details who is interacting with the bot. We can customize our greetings, or simply use any information that Office365 returns
For designing any application for Dynamics 365 CRM that is not a web resource but rather a standalone application, the first thing that is required is designing an interface to accept details to connect with Dynamics 365.
💎 Model Driven Apps & CDS
There is a hidden way to achieve this. It is stored in an OrganizationSettings, though they have not exposed a way on a UI to update this, however, this can be done programmatically.
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
An interesting take by Debajit on setting a variable inside a ForAll as UpdateContext and Set functions do not work inside ForAll function.
This guide will show you how to use the Power Apps Patch Function with SharePoint. Each page contains code and visuals to help you learn.
🐱🏍 Power Automate
Encountered a SharePoint action in Power Automate that requires an ID for execution. Linn shows us how to get that ID in Power Automate.
Here's a quick post on how you can make you CDS Flows to show up as on-demand flows.
🚀 Power Apps Component Framework (PCF)
Diana created a PCF control called Dialog Buttons and in this blog she explains how to implement these buttons.
🔨 Tools & Components
A control to bind to a text box and build a comma separated list of selected attributes (configurable).
Extension for Visual Studio Code - Helps with initializing, building and testing Power Apps Component Framework components
🎮 Other Interesting Dev Articles
In the world of data technologies, you’ll probably see data lakes appearing more and more often. Marktook a closer look at the Azure Data Lake and how it works with the wider Azure data ecosystem.
Aaron provides a history of Fragments in React and why to use them.
🐤 Tweets of the week
🤩 Thanks for reading
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