Power Platform Developers Weekly - Issue #46
🥇 Cover Story
Ramon have been recently testing the new Custom API functionality and how it could be integrated with spkl. This article describes some of those tests and the current status.
In this blog post you will learn how to use Fiddler to serve a local version of your Webresources for debug/development purposes.
💎 Model Driven Apps & Dataverse
Audit history is a great out of box feature in model-driven apps. However, querying audit history is a bit tricky. Yawer shows us how to query this complicated dataset in Dataverse.
Ever wonder, how can we gather all the different license types that can be mapped for CRM system user. This Stack Overflow question made me...
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
A big question around canvas apps is how to introduce version control. Well Timo explains us the step-by-step process to extract canvas apps code and implement version control. Note: this article is translated from Finnish to English.
In this article Matt will show you how to make loading spinners, saving spinners and progress bars in canvas apps.
🐱🏍 Power Automate
In this blog, we will explore how to set the Owner field dynamically using Power Automate.
In this post, Linn will explain how you can use the Filter Array action to filter the required rows of the output data from the List Records action.
🚀 Power Apps Component Framework (PCF)
While creating PCF control, we have mostly encountered difficulties to create popups and dialog boxes. We use external UI libraries like Fluent UI that enables us to manage popups in our PCF control.
Mark has released new version of recently launched tool on XrmToolBox. This is a really nice update; try it by downloading the tool from XrmToolBox.
🤓 Custom APIs
Continuing previous posts on Custom API. Here we will look at the Custom API Request Parameter entity. This entity can be used to define input parameters to the Custom API. It is not a mandatory entity for Custom API.
Pursuing the series of blog posts on Dataverse Custom API features, this one explores the usage of the IsPrivate attribute that can be found on the Custom API Table.
Export key attribute uniquename for component CustomAPI must start with a valid customization prefix exception while creating Custom Action - Nishant Rana
Allowed Custom Processing Step Type property of Custom API in Dataverse - Nishant Rana
👍 Everything else in Power Platform
Nick shows us the proper and error-free way to setting up your workstation to create SSRS reports for Dataverse and yes it uses latest edition of Visual Studio.
Now that SSRS authoring tools have finally been updated (and there is a great article above), it might be the right time to ponder on which technology we should be using moving forward since there are two now: Power BI paginated report & SSRS.
Tip #1393: If TDS endpoint does not work in Power Bi - George Doubinski
Resolving “Couldn’t refresh the entity because of an internal error” Error in Dataflows - Joe Griffin
🔨 Tools & Components
Natraj has created a LINQPad Dataverse driver. Take a look here on the user guide.
🎮 Other Interesting Articles
Tip #1394: Make connections in Power Automate as other people - Joel Lindstrom
Business process flow not appearing on Dataverse form although the user has access to process flow table - Debajit Dutta
Multi-select Items from Gallery and adding/removing them from Collections - Priyesh Wagh
How to show Months and Weekdays in dropdown in Power Apps canvas apps - Debajit Dutta
Modify elements of an object in an array in Power Automate - Vaishali Vyas
In the thirty-first episode we cover Microsoft Teams features, updates for model-driven Power Apps, the awesomeness of the PCF Gallery, a new Microsoft Clarity feature, books & musicals.
🐤 Tweets of the week
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