Category Archives: Microsoft Power Platform Services

How to get quick results by using ‘Global Intelligent Search’

Introduction: In the recent release, Microsoft added one powerful feature called ‘Global Intelligent Search’. In this blog, we will see how the admin can enable this for the organization and how it helps the user, and some tricks to get quick results. Enable Relevance Search: In the Power Platform admin center, select an environment. Select Settings> Product > Features. Under Search,… Read More »

Behavior Properties in Canvas Power App

Canvas App is no code/low code business app with which you can design the app by dragging and dropping elements onto a canvas. Canvas app is used to build mobile apps with various functionalities. Recently, we had a client requirement and to fulfill this requirement we needed to create multiple screens where some of the… 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 »

Power Platform: How to Build AI Object Detector using Power Platform

Introduction In this AI Builder three-part blog series, first blog was about how to use AI Builder to extract Form document data and second blog highlighted the use of AI Builder Text classification model. Now in the third and final blog we will see how to build an AI Object Detector using Power Platform. Object… Read More »

PowerApps Portals, AI Builder, 400 new features et al – The “Wow” experience at MBAS 2019

Well, even “Wow” would be an understatement. Yes, that’s what we have experienced at our first Microsoft Business Application Summit 2019 which was recently wrapped up at Atlanta. Our Booth 22 was just buzzing with more and more interactive discussions on how we could together move ahead on this journey of digital transformation on Power… Read More »