One of the features missing from Power Apps portals (Dynamics 365 Online Portals) since it became an exclusively cloud service is the ability to write a function to create, update, read or delete (CRUD) data in Dataflex Pro (formally known as the Common Data Service, spawn of the Dynamics CRM data layer). You can create… Continue reading Test Driving the Power Apps Portals Web API
In order to be successful with a career in technology, you must constantly be learning. This may involve reading, taking classes or watching videos. Not only about the Power Platform or Dynamics 365 but learning about other technology stacks and methods, and thinking about how to apply them to your projects. One week ago I… Continue reading Low-code method to surface data from the Common Data Service (Dynamics 365) on a public webpage. NOT using a Portal.
It wasn’t really my intention to start blogging about currency fields and functionality in Power Apps. If you have been following along, last week I posted about how currency fields work in CDS. If you read my posts primarily for content around Power Apps Portals, then I suggest you check out CRM Tip of the… Continue reading Mass Edit Currency Fields in Model-Driven Power Apps (including Dynamics 365)
A few years back I wrote a blog post on how currencies worked in Dynamics CRM. This was before the Power Platform and the concept of model-driven Power Apps, but essentially, Dynamics CRM was a model-driven Power App. The question came up recently on a Power Apps forum (Facebook, I think) and I realized there… Continue reading Guide to Currencies in the Common Data Service
With the recent announcements from Microsoft regarding the Business Application Platform, there are a number of blogs, presentations, white papers, tweets, videos and other media reviewing, previewing and going into detail of the power of this platform. Of course, all this information comes with a lot of acronyms and technical jargon, some of which is… Continue reading Dynamics 365/Business Application Platform Glossary of Terms
The State of xRM A few months ago I posted an article on the state of xRM. At the time, I felt that Microsoft didn’t “get” the power of their CRM platform and how it is used to build unique line of business applications. I felt that their story pushed the “Sales-Service-Marking” App line of… Continue reading xRM = CDS, Building Powerful Business Apps.