Azure Development, Custom Connectors, Dataverse, power automate, Uncategorized

Azure Functions in Power Platform multiple environments

Working with real customer’s deployment requires managing multiple environments – at least Test and Production or additionally a Dev environment. One of the common patterns we use in the solutions is to use Azure Functions as an effective, serverless extension of the point-and-click Power Automate flows. This pattern utilises a Custom Connector created to embed the function call and parameters into… Continue reading Azure Functions in Power Platform multiple environments

dataflow, Dataflow, Dataverse, PowerApps, Uncategorized

Dataflows for Power Apps: transform fixed-width text files

What is a fixed width text file? Data in a fixed-width text file is arranged in rows and columns, with one entry per row. Each column has a fixed width, specified in characters, which determines the maximum amount of data it can contain. No delimiters are used to separate the fields in the file. Could we load data from… Continue reading Dataflows for Power Apps: transform fixed-width text files

Common Data Service, dataflow, Power Platform, Uncategorized

❤Dataflow❤ with Power Apps: bulk update for CDS records

This article is using a test data because using customer data is wrong. The rest is very practical stuff. If you don't use Dataflow for Power Apps still I think you should. I am trying to solve a typical problem. We've got a Choice column Business Type for Account (for example). We need to remove… Continue reading ❤Dataflow❤ with Power Apps: bulk update for CDS records

Business Applications, Common Data Service, Flow, power automate, Power Platform, Uncategorized

Import solution to CDS. Missing Connection references error…

In the morning i tried to bring back some stuff from UAT. When I tried to import my solution back to DEV I was getting errors. My solution contained Flows. Why do I use the classic admin interface to import solutions? Read this article: https://wordpress.com/block-editor/post/msolenacrm.blog/1608 I went the classic interface to import the solution. I've… Continue reading Import solution to CDS. Missing Connection references error…

Business Applications, Common Data Service, dataflow, PowerApps, Uncategorized

❤ Dataflow for Power Apps: query CDS via Web API❤

In my Dataflow you would like to query CDS data. This is how I you it. Click on New dataflow and enter the name. On the next screen on the tab Other select Web API. Go to your model-driven app Advanced Settings. Select Customizations -> Developer Resources. Copy Instance Web API Service Root URL. Paste… Continue reading ❤ Dataflow for Power Apps: query CDS via Web API❤