Power Platform Developers Weekly - Issue #85
🥇 Cover Story
Diana wanted to have look at the newly announced side panes in model-driven apps. And she created a nice use case of a shopping cart using side panes and custom pages.
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
Matt will show you how to send an email with deep links that immediately open Power Apps to a specific record or screen with no extra effort.
In this post, Debajit takes a stab at showing us how to load start screen dynamically in canvas apps.
🐱🏍 Power Automate
Matt loves to work with word templates. But just like with D365 Word Templates, ALM is not easy. He shows us how to use the word template in Power Automate and adds ALM support to it.
With the new release, it is now possible to make DAX queries with Power Bi API and Timo shows us how we can utilize it in Power Automate.
🚀 PCF & Custom Pages
According to the current documentation, we can pass a Dataverse record as a parameter. This is very beneficial for some scenarios. But what if we want to pass a set of parameters without using an existing record. Mehdi shows us a brilliant trick to achieve this.
Provide your own custom Webpack configurations to a code component built using Power Apps Component Framework (PCF).
👍 Everything else in Power Platform
Have you ever had your flows turned off when importing them through a solution? It’s been a bit of a mystery to me for a while. I had some idea about what to look at, but it’s only now that I looked closer.
Have you used RegEx in your PVA bots? Check out this post where I give patterns to the most common validations.
🔨 Tools & Components
In this post, Thomas shows us a step-by-step guide on how to create a custom connector that loads a random GIF.
🎮 Other Interesting Articles
Power Apps Portal- How to create a visual language nav bar - Ragavan Rajan
Exception: Could not find any valid connection for connection reference name - Debajit Dutta
Exploring Automation Recommendation in Power Automate Process Advisor - Inogic
How to compare with @ character on a condition action in Power Automate - Debajit Dutta
In this episode, Daryl and Scott talk about their sessions and experiences at Summit NA 2021. This is the special episode that was recorded face-to-face at the Community News Desk room in the Community Summit North America venue.
🐤 Tweets of the week
💖 GitHub Sponsors
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🥈 Silver - David Wade
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