Business Applications, Common Data Service, PowerApps Portal, Web API

Power Apps Portal: deactivating records from a portal via Web API

All the amazing docs, which help you to start are available here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/portals/web-api-perform-operations#update-and-delete-entities-using-the-web-api https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/portals/web-api-overview#web-api-operations I was testing the scenario where we had to workaround with the plugin: prior portal Web API times 🙂 it wasn't possible to deactivate a record from a portal with a status different from the default one. Now it's super easy!… Continue reading Power Apps Portal: deactivating records from a portal via Web API

Dynamics 365 Portals, PowerApps Portal

Power Apps portals: my Edit button doesn’t show on a grid (DĂ©jĂ  vu)

I've been working with portal for so many years that every time something like this is happening I feel like dying of emberrasement. For my demo entity list, I couldn't get the Edit button to appear and I knew, I knew it was about Entity permissions. You need to make sure you set up your… Continue reading Power Apps portals: my Edit button doesn’t show on a grid (DĂ©jĂ  vu)

dynamics 365, Power Platform, PowerApps Portal, Why Do We Code ... Still

Power Apps Portal: deactivate account, no workflow please, thank you

The real-life scenario: a portal user (agency) indicates that they don't manage a particular property anymore. The action is performed via self-service portal. From a user experience perspective, the property has to "disappear" from the list of active properties immediately after "no manage" action is performed. If we choose to use Deactivate as an action… Continue reading Power Apps Portal: deactivate account, no workflow please, thank you

Dynamics 365 Portals, PowerApps Portal, Uncategorized

Power Apps Portals: where do I find my portal current version?!

It's a very simple question indeed. If you think you can just go to the Admin portal and check... If you think you can find it in the portal Overview or settings ... It's a very simple thing, indeed. So why it's so not easy to find this information?! As you probably know we are… Continue reading Power Apps Portals: where do I find my portal current version?!

Business Applications, Common Data Service, dynamics 365, Dynamics 365 Portals, PowerApps Portal, Uncategorized

Power Apps Portal Maintenance: The curious incident of the naughty user.

In the last article here I proposed the design for the custom Maintenance functionality: https://msolenacrm.blog/2020/06/20/power-apps-portal-summon-the-custom-error-page-to-test-a-custom-layout/ After the serious testing we discovered that the solution works, to some extent. For the naughty user ignoring our warnings to leave the portal during maintenance, it is possible to stay on the cached web page, go for a coffee… Continue reading Power Apps Portal Maintenance: The curious incident of the naughty user.