Power Platform Developers Weekly - Issue #97
🥇 Cover Story
Learn how to create a teleprompter app using Power Apps with lots of configuration options - font size, scroll speed and more!
Can we use a custom connector to make PowerFx available in Power Automate now? Find the answer in the post.
❓ Quiz of the week
Answer the questions for a chance to win some prizes
The answer to the last newsletter issue was:
Early Bound Generator &
💎 Model Driven Apps & Dataverse
Andrew showcases how you can build HTML web resources using React but with ease.
In this blog, Benedikt will explain Dataverse Solutions. You will learn all the basics and does and don'ts when it comes to Solutions.
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
In this post, Pieter will look at how to avoid any ambiguity issues in Canvas Apps.
Matt will show you the way to view Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files (docx, xlsx, pptx) in Power Apps with the PDF viewer and one line of code.
😎 Power Automate
Shalinee shared a tiny Power Mantra; where she shows how to check for null or empty before updating the data in Dataverse.
If you receive an error while trying to read data from a table using the List Rows action of the Dataverse connector then check out this post.
👍 Everything else in Power Platform
Carl demonstrates how you can invoke a cloud flow with a parameter from Virtual Agent, and return the result back to the bot which can be shown to the user.
🔨 Tools & Components
If you use Visual Studio Code and worked with API you probably know the extension called REST Client. Now you can export the REST Client collection from DRB. How awesome!
Lookups now work even inside XrmToolBox.
⛅ Around Azure
When we think about integrating Dynamics CRM with other source systems, we can discover there are lots of ways to do it. Today, we will cover one architecture design that we can implement if we want to push the changes from CRM to other source systems using Web Jobs.
🎮 Other Interesting Articles
Remove attachments from Dynamics 365 CRM Notes using Power Automate - Priyesh Wagh
How to calculate media file size in a PowerApps Canvas App? - Mehdi El Amri
Configuring Timeline activity display information in a model-driven app - Inogic
How to quickly generate sample data - Nishant Rana
FetchXML Aggregate Queries, Lookup Fields and Paging - Mark Carrington
Comparing collections, table variables, and data sources in canvas apps - Pieter Veenstra
ALM Power Platform Part 2 - spkl all the way - Mats Necker
Daryl and Scott interview Jonas Rapp, the other co-host of the XrmToolCast, and chat about his latest tool, the XRM Tokens Runner.
🐤 Tweets of the week
💖 GitHub Sponsors
Thanks to the following people for being the sponsors:
🥈 Silver - David Wade
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