Category Archives: Canvas Apps

Custom Pages: A step towards disappearing lines between Canvas Apps and Model Driven Apps in Power Platform / Dynamics 365 CRM

Power Apps provides support for 2 types of design experience for Apps. Model-driven apps – Data first approach – more for backend end user with full form experience. Canvas Apps – Design first approach – more for the field users with a mobile experience with simple to use and easily accessible apps being designed to… Read More »

Use of Print function in Canvas Apps

Introduction We recently came across a requirement to create a mobile app to show the product information. So we have decided to develop an app in the Canvas App. The salesperson can use this app to collect information about the needs of the customer, such as a record of products that the customer wants. After… Read More »

Push Notifications for Dynamics 365 Apps and Canvas Apps Power Apps

Gone are the days when notifications were received through emails, given that it is now a mobile first age, push notifications seem to be quickest mode to transmit information for immediate attention. Using Power Automate, we already had the Notifications connector, that allowed for sending a mobile notification. Then, Microsoft had brought about a Power… Read More »

How to Build Responsive Canvas Apps

Introduction Recently Microsoft has released the preview of the new horizontal and vertical container in the Canvas apps layout. While building the apps it is essential that apps are uniform and responsive within any type of device or different screen sizes for an optimized user experience. These layout containers improve the creation of responsive apps… Read More »

Use Relevance Search API in Power Automate & Canvas App – Part 2

Introduction In the previous blog, we obtained the response from the Relevance Search API request through Power Automate Flow. In this blog, we will use that response in the Canvas app. We will see how we can leverage the potential of Relevance search in the Canvas app. If you are not familiar with how to… Read More »

Use Relevance Search API in Power Automate & Canvas App – Part 1

Introduction Relevance Search has been there for a while in our Dynamics 365 CRM that provides access to exciting new search capabilities in the environment. However, before you use this feature, an administrator must enable relevance search in target environment. Using relevance search we can search across multiple tables/entities, sorted by relevance. Let us say… Read More »

How to Use DataSourceInfo in Canvas App

Introduction Recently, we had a requirement to create a mobile app to track leads. So, we decided to develop an app in Canvas App. Canvas App is no code/low code business app where you can design the app by dragging and dropping elements onto a canvas. We built a Lead tracking information app where the… Read More »