Category Archives: Microsoft Power Platform Services

How to trigger flows with Power Automate Button

Introduction: Microsoft Power Automate Button provides flexibility due to which users can now run/trigger the flow from their mobile from anywhere at any time. Earlier this used to be a time-consuming process for the users i.e. open Power Platform, search flow, and then run it. But now, by using the ‘Power Automate’ app on Mobile,… Read More »

3 Best Practices for Increasing your Lead Conversion Rates – Lead Assignment and Distribution Automation in Dynamics 365 CRM is what you need!

Most of you would be well acquainted with our popular assignment automation app for Dynamics 365 CRM – Lead Assignment and Distribution Automation. Already a Preferred app on Microsoft AppSource, Lead Assignment and Distribution Automation is a productivity app that automates the allocation or distribution of Leads (or any other entity records) recorded in Dynamics… Read More »

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 »

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 »

Field Comparisons now available for Queries in Power Platform

Dynamics 365 CRM and the platform underneath has always provided for a proprietary query language called FetchXML. With the introduction of CRM Online, this became the defacto query language as SQL commands could no longer be used (well querying data through sql is being reintroduced, under preview right now, but that is another topic for… Read More »

Option to change Data type to AutoNumber for existing Text fields now available with the new maker experience for Power Platform!

Back in the old days, we had to write custom plugins to auto-generate code values to automatically assign sequential numbers to records being created. To overcome this issue of having to generate unique values at all times through custom code and to support the auto generation of a codes based on a given seed and… Read More »

Interacting with Power Automate Flows from Power Apps – Canvas Apps

Introduction It is well-known that Power Automate is a low-code, no-code solution to automation with various triggers that it supports including Event driven, HTTP request, Timer/Scheduled and Manual flows. Manual/Button flows help in designing powerful Canvas Apps that can offload complex logic executions to flow while focusing on user experience of the app. In this… Read More »