Power Platform Developers Weekly - Issue #121
🥇 Cover Story
This is part 1 of a series that will focus on beautiful buttons and navigation menu series in Canvas Apps.
❓ Quiz of the week
Answer the questions for a chance to win some prizes.
💎 Model Driven Apps & Dataverse
Temmy comes up with yet another hidden treasure in the Plugin ContextExtensions class. In there, you can discover InputParameterOrDefault which accepts a string parameter. Find out how he demonstrates it via a Custom API without further ado.
Check out three ways that one can do REST API calls in Dataverse. The first one is a hack using a logged-in user's network cookie; for the remaining two the steps are mentioned in the post.
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
So, you deploy your Canvas app across multiple environments. How do users know which environment they are in? Read more to find out.
😎 Power Automate
Pieter shows how to return arrays from a flow in Power Automate to an app in Power Apps without a premium license.
Ramprakash demonstrates to us time zone conversion using cloud flows.
Mistakenly deleted Power Automate cloud flows? Learn how to restore deleted flows in the last 28 days.
🚀 PCF & Custom Pages
This blog shows you how to make custom pages responsive in nature with an example of adding a gallery component with the contacts listed.
🔨 Tools & Components
Check out the latest release SQL 4 CDS v6.3 from Mark with a number of useful improvements and fixes.
🎮 Other Interesting Articles
How to stop navigation from Lookup columns in Model-Driven Apps grid - Debajit Dutta
Error when trying to retrieve data from the network - Pieter Veenstra
Usage of async and await with web resource in Dynamics CRM – Venkata Polisetty
How to get the first and last date of the current month in Power Apps Canvas apps - Debajit Dutta
Daryl and Scott interview Temmy Wahyu Raharjo, fellow MVP, and chat about the Dependency Injection, and Developer Rabbit Holes & Perfectionism.
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