Business Applications, Dataflow, Dataverse, Power Automate

Dataflows for Power Apps: run import from the app

As you know I am a very big fan of Dataflows. The biggest ask from me was always the ability to trigger the Dataflow refresh on demand from a Power App. Initially, Dataflows you could only run from the maker portal. You need all sort of "powerful" security roles and permissions to do so. Dataflows… Continue reading Dataflows for Power Apps: run import from the app

Azure Development, Azure Integration, Business Applications, PowerApps Portal, Web API

Save Dataverse Notes to Azure Blob Storage and Display on PowerApps Portals (original @curious_mira)

Last month I posted the article describing our exercise with the Azure Blob for the portal notes. The Part 1 is here: https://msolenacrm.blog/2021/07/20/azure-storage-integration-for-power-apps-portals/ This is the second part I advertised created by Mira and all implementation credits go to her as well 😎: "I have been Exploring with Olena (https://msolenacrm.blog/) how to enable the azure… Continue reading Save Dataverse Notes to Azure Blob Storage and Display on PowerApps Portals (original @curious_mira)

Azure Development, Azure Integration, Business Applications, Dataverse

Simple Azure Invoice OCR Tutorial

We are exploring OCR capabilities for invoice processing. This is the article which may help you to understand how it work if you want to train a custom model to use it then with Power Automate. Do you want your own OCR which costs less than a coffee? All credits go to Nick Grischenko. https://microsoftbusinessappsfordummies.wordpress.com/2021/07/21/simple-azure-invoice-ocr-tutorial-that-costs-less-than-a-coffee/

Dataverse, Power Automate

Power Automate with Dataverse: Saving API calls to Dataverse. Expand or Link-Entity?

Within Power Automate I am trying to make SINGLE(paginated) call to Dataverse to get the list of Work Orders with the particular status linked to Account but not directly but via extra layer. Also, I can retrieve extra lookup tables which are required by logic. All in a single call because making extra API calls… Continue reading Power Automate with Dataverse: Saving API calls to Dataverse. Expand or Link-Entity?

Dataverse, Power Automate

Power Automate with Dataverse: “Apply to each” current item/previous item

Recently I was working on the solution and in the middle of the development discovered that I desperately need to refer to the previous item in the loop. Let's say, I iterate through the list of items I received via List Rows (Dataverse). I check a condition in the next iteration and based on the… Continue reading Power Automate with Dataverse: “Apply to each” current item/previous item