Power Platform Developers Weekly - Issue #137
🥇 Cover Story
Your colleague reported to you about a bug that is very hard to catch. It is reproducible in Production, but not in your Dev. The only easy way to check it is to debug it. This is a blog post about how to create a console app for debugging purposes.
💎 Model Driven Apps & Dataverse
CRM Ninja creates a new tool for capacity monitoring tool that gives an organisation functionality to track & monitor capacity for all environments in a tenant. It is built on top of the Microsoft Centre of Excellence Starter Toolkit.
Dharanidharan talks about an interesting scenario of entity relationships. Read to know more.
Benjamin details out three different solutions to model N:N relationships in Dataverse.
🏋️♂️ Canvas Apps
Scot shows us how the 'in' operator is now delegable to Dataverse when used in a Canvas app (still in preview).
An interesting write-up from Matthew on how comments can be used to collaborate with other developers and give feedback.
😎 Power Automate
In this blog post, you will learn how to fill an excel file with data from Dataverse using Office Script and Power Automate.
Microsoft Teams stores the attendance in a report directly after the meeting. In this blog I will show you how you can retrieve that information and share it in an e-mail via a Power Automate flow.
🚀 PCF & Custom Pages
Nishant talks about the architecture and the life cycle of the Power Apps component here.
👍 Everything else in Power Platform
An excellent writeup on Azure Synapse Link for Dataverse.
How do you ask Contacts if they would like to get texts, and then manage them opting back out again? Text Message Subscriptions management.
👩💻 Dev to the Core
Check out the new released version 2.3 of the Data8 Dataverse client library, which you can use to connect to on-premise instances of Dynamics CRM / Dynamics 365 from .NET Core apps.
🎮 Other Interesting Articles
Enhanced Trend and Flow Chart in Sales Forecasting within Dynamics 365 CRM - Inogic
Set up Power Platform Tools in Visual Studio Code - Priyesh Wagh
Entity not available in Modern Advanced find - Mahender Pal
Named formulas in Power Apps using App.Formulas - Pieter Veenstra
In this episode, Daryl and Scott talk to Phil Cole, a long-time listener of XrmToolCast, about using the PowerFx open-source library in various ways.
🐤 Tweets of the week
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