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Renaming Child Flow: the magic didn’t happen

Oops, I did it again! I renamed my child Flow action from "Run Child Flow" into "Generate Code". I was counting on the intelligence of the engine to figure things out for me. Wouldn't it expect me to re-add all my references to the Flow? Or would it? I was pleasantly surprised seeing the "Generate_Code"… Continue reading Renaming Child Flow: the magic didn’t happen

Dynamics 365 Portals, PowerApps Portal

Locking Out setting for Power Apps Portal for confused developers

It came back to me from PROD saying it didn't pass some last minute tests. After 5 attempts to login to the system user account was locked as it was expected but remained locked for much longer which was an unpleasant surprise to me. I remember setting login attempts to 1000 on the request from… Continue reading Locking Out setting for Power Apps Portal for confused developers

Canvas, Custom Connectors, Flow, PCF Controls, PowerApps, Uncategorized

“Stripe” payments PCF component (Power Apps)

There is an article my partner published on our company website. We've spent some time working with custom connectors and experimenting with different types of integrations with Dynamics 365, CDS and Power Platform. If you are interested to learn more about PCF controls and how to combine all above together in a working solution it… Continue reading “Stripe” payments PCF component (Power Apps)

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Common Data Service, Flow, Uncategorized

How to get it right: “List records” just-first-record lookup value expression for CDS current connector

Sometimes I use my own blog to find some information which I am keeping forgetting. I am always forgetting how to do THIS so I keep it here. Problem: from the list of items retrieved via List records action for CDS current connector i would like to pick up the first item and get the… Continue reading How to get it right: “List records” just-first-record lookup value expression for CDS current connector

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.