Since Microsoft first introduced the concept of a solution we all live in fear of creating an entity with the prefix "new_". If you do things properly you create a solution first, define a publisher with the unique prefix then all new entities and custom fields will be created with that prefix. For example, for… Continue reading The curious case of the model-driven app prefix_
Tag: dynamics 365
New PowerApps designer: where is my Customize the System link?
With the classic UI to lookup all the components for the environment you had to go via Settings -> Customizations-> Customize the System. You could see all the components under the Default solution. In a new designer: Navigate to https://web.powerapps.com, login using you Dynamics 365 credentials (you will need appropriate security access) Locate the Solution… Continue reading New PowerApps designer: where is my Customize the System link?
Don’t auto-convert. Think. Transform.
Why am I not a fan of auto converters which allow you to magically turn something old into something new? In the context of Dynamics 365, old Java Script into a new format, SQL reports into FetchXML, workflows into Flows etc. It's because I believe that "new" is not just about tools, it's about the… Continue reading Don’t auto-convert. Think. Transform.
USD Accelerator with an embedded canvas app
So glad those guys are working perfectly together 🙂 Let me translate it for you: embedded canvas apps for UUI work with USD accelerator and USD desktop app OOB. The address validation embedded canvas app within USD accelerator (screenshot below). If you want to learn more about USD accelerator, it's here, in the Neil Parkhurst… Continue reading USD Accelerator with an embedded canvas app
Help! My Flow is not triggered (for a custom entity)
Recently, I am trying to ignore workflows and move all the custom functional logic into Flows. This time I created a very simple Flow converting a text field value into a number and copying it to another field. I needed it for my chart. I run the Flow on a custom entity. An I forgot… Continue reading Help! My Flow is not triggered (for a custom entity)