Power Platform Developers Weekly - Issue #134
🥇 Cover Story
Welcome to the Power Apps Coding Standards For Canvas Apps. This guide has over 50 pages of coding rules, guidelines & best practices. #PPDevWeekly recommended download.
Currently, we have the option to store data in Application Insight instead of using Plugin Trace Logs. The most crucial benefit of using this way is to use KQL. Still, we need to have an excellent strategy to get the max of it with minimum effort.
❓ Quiz of the week
Answer the questions for a chance to win some prizes.
💎 Model Driven Apps & Dataverse
Andrew provides a no-code & a pro-code way to show indirectly related records on a form's grid.
Read this interesting article from Ivan to set up custom security on SQL Virtual Tables that are available out of the box via the virtual connector.
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
Learn how to create a modal dialog (popup) in Canvas apps.
In this post, we will look at how to use the Fluent Theme Designer in the Power Apps Creator Kit to create themes for your apps. Also, check out the previous post from Carl.
😎 Power Automate
Recently a new ParseJSON feature was added to Power Apps. ParseJSON is possibly one of the most complex functions available in Power Apps. Read to know more.
Learn from Olena on how to use Power Automate with Word Online (Business) connector to generate and update the summary document.
🚀 PCF & Custom Pages
Diana shows how you could fetch related records with the Grid customizer control. Fantastic work from Diana on uncovering so much with so little documentation. 👏
This is the second part of a series on Storybook for PCF controls. It focuses on the publishing steps required to make the Storybook a static site publicly available from GitHub Pages.
👍 Everything else in Power Platform
The AAD User is a new virtual table you can add as a Lookup. Use the selected user in Flow for Approvals or with the O365 User connector!
Nishant talks about how Workstreams can be configured in Omnichannel to route work items to appropriate queues/agents.
👩💻 Dev to the Core
Ever wanted to connect to Exchange Online using PowerShell then check out this post from Nishant.
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🎮 Other Interesting Articles
How To Create a Name Pronunciation Database Using the Power Platform - Lindsay Shelton
New expression editor in Power Automate - Inogic
Using Power Apps Monitor for Troubleshooting - Carl de Souza
How to add and subtract date using subtractFromTime() and addToTime() functions within Power Automate - Inogic
Custom Tracing in Monitor and App Insights with Power Fx - Carl de Souza