Power Platform Developers Weekly - Issue #42
🥇 Cover Story
Warren Belz is a super user in the Power Apps community. In this article he shows us how to create top menus with context sensitive sub menus that are the norm in an ideal Web application but not a standard functionality in Power Apps.
👍 Power Platform
In this blog, Dharanidharan will explain how you can use the deployment pipelines for Power BI.
In one of the earlier posts this month Alex was seemingly unhappy about the missing “incremental refresh” option. But in this post he shows how he overcame that limitation.
💎 Model Driven Apps & Dataverse
This post demonstrates the requirement to convert time into user specific time using time zone codes.
Debajit uses Postman to enable and disable the Export to PDF setting in a very neat way.
Environment variables can be very helpful in a lot of situations. Here is yet another scenario where Alex found them very useful.
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
Here is Matt's list of the top 10 Power Apps tips of 2020 featuring a few friends who he has learned things from.
Do you frequently need to demonstrate the functionality of an application that operates differently based on on the specific user logged on? Adding this demo function will help you in various ways.
🐱🏍 Power Automate
Here's a Power Automate / Cloud Flows Quick Tip if you are stuck with operations that are response dependent.
Here are some ways you can retrieve the OptionSet Labels from Dynamics 365 in a Flow's CDS/Dataverse connector's Actions or Triggers
🚀 Power Apps Component Framework (PCF)
One of the most common question asked in the Power Apps Pro Dev Community Forum is about the PCF version. Diana explores this area in her latest blog.
🔨 Tools & Components
The XrmToolBox Integration Tester tool helps tool developers validate any integration scenarios where other tools call their own tools.
Carl loves documentation so he create one more tool for XrmToolBox that will help documenting the roles.
👩💻 Dev to the Core
How to conditionally call a custom React Hook that you can't modify & avoid breaking Hooks rules
This post will help you get clarity on different DOMs. I didn't knew we had Shadow DOM. Good read.
🎮 Other Interesting Articles
InvalidWorkflowTriggerName error in saving cloud flows: Quick tip – Priyesh Wagh
Explore Custom Api Feature: Part 4 – Bipin Kumar
Application User Form missing in Dataverse – Nishant Rana
How to set value in regarding field using Easy Repro – Inogic
New package to log user roles modification by creating post on user's timeline – Daryl LaBar
🐤 Tweets of the week
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