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Dynamics 365 Portals, PowerApps Portal

Power Apps Portal. "Value cannot be null" error.

Breaking Power Apps portal is easy. But it takes time to fix what's broken and sometimes it takes longer than you expected. I broke my portal couple of months ago and I thought I manged to repair it somehow. But some bits and pieces remained broken. Sometimes things stay broken but you don't see it… Continue reading Power Apps Portal. "Value cannot be null" error.

Canvas, PowerApps, Uncategorized

Magic Christmas Power Apps game

This is a first part of the tutorial how to build a game on Power Apps platform. The second part is available here: https://medium.com/@andrew.grischenko/power-apps-game-tutorial-part-2-2-15233ad4bc4e I love making games. I started programming back then because I wanted to create a game. Since then I’ve made a few — either myself or with the teams. Here today I… Continue reading Magic Christmas Power Apps game

Common Data Service, Flow, Uncategorized

Power Automate CDS (current environment). Set Regarding.

While using CDS (current environment) connector for the Regarding property which is separately listed for each entity would you assume it's unnecessarily to prefix a dynamic property value with a type ? Well, unfortunately, you have to. The same way as for other lookups, you have to specify type prior the dynamic property. In my… Continue reading Power Automate CDS (current environment). Set Regarding.

Common Data Service, Flow

Not your Outlook Emails. Create and send Emails from Dynamics 365 via Flow using Common Data Service current connector

Did you know you can actually create and send emails in a very similar way to how you did it with old fashioned workflows? Follow these “simple” steps below and say ThankYou to David Yack (MVP) for being awesome human being. You can say ThankYou to me as well 😊 Start with a solution. Create a… Continue reading Not your Outlook Emails. Create and send Emails from Dynamics 365 via Flow using Common Data Service current connector

Business Applications, Model-driven, PowerApps

PowerApps Dataflow: is your CDS entity primary field name exactly the same as an entity name? Well, don’t.

The Issue: Unable to load data to the existing custom entity on CDS from CSV or Excel via Dataflow. We renamed the primary Name field for our custom entity and this is how it's all started. Error: Load to Common Data Service failed. Details: Bad Request {"error":{"code":"0x0","message":"An error occurred while validating input parameters: Microsoft.OData.ODataException: Does… Continue reading PowerApps Dataflow: is your CDS entity primary field name exactly the same as an entity name? Well, don’t.

PowerApps Portal, Uncategorized

Disabling PowerApps Portal Custom Errors: so, you think you know where to find it?

This article is applicable to any PowerApps Portal Action. Recently we set up a PowerApps portal in addition to the existing Dynamics 365 portals.It happened to be a DEV one. What could possibly go wrong? I was debugging an issue and quickly discovered that custom messages don’t give me any idea of what’s really going… Continue reading Disabling PowerApps Portal Custom Errors: so, you think you know where to find it?

Business Applications, Dynamics 365 - new UI, PowerApps, Uncategorized

Setting up non-admin users to create apps with AI Builder on a non-default environment

Unlike for a default environment for a new trial environment, your Office 365 users won’t get the access automatically and you can’t manage this access via Microsoft Office 365 Admin portal. Or even via model-driven UI for your newly set up environment. You have to add users one by one using the steps below. From… Continue reading Setting up non-admin users to create apps with AI Builder on a non-default environment