Category Archives: Power Automate

Identify the trigger message when using Common Data Service (Current) Connector in Power Automate Flows

The earlier versions of the D365 Connector or the Common Data Service connector provided separate triggers for each of the CRUD actions like Create, Update and Delete. The latest version of the connector Common Data Service (Current) which is the one we should be using moving forward in most cases provides a single trigger as… 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 »

Microsoft Power Automate Flow Trigger Conditions & CDS Filter Expressions Explained!

Microsoft Power Automate Flows are the recommended path forward for extending business logic that traditionally was extended using Plugins and Workflows. For code execution trigger we were only offered message as an option and in case of the update message a step forward to choose the fields that need to be updated for the plugin… Read More »

Embedding Canvas Power Apps to Microsoft Teams

In our previous post, we saw various apps to which a canvas app can be added. In continuation to this, here is another application where the canvas app can be easily added – Microsoft Teams. Moreover, to ease the process of adding canvas apps to teams, you now have an option right there i.e. ‘Add… Read More »

How to develop PCF control using Office UI Fabric

Introduction PCF stands for PowerApps Component Framework. PCF is used to build the full custom component to enrich user experience. On the other hand, Office UI Fabric is a responsive, mobile-first, front-end framework for developers which is designed to make it simple to create web experiences quickly using the Office Design Language. Recently, we had… Read More »

Embedding Canvas Apps within Model Driven Apps, Power Apps Portal, Power BI and Custom Websites

Canvas Apps is the new Citizen developer to quickly design pixel perfect mobile apps with very little to no pro-dev knowledge. While Model Driven apps allow for drag and drop interface for form design, they still do have a strict layout and you cannot really place controls wherever you want. This is where Canvas Apps… Read More »

Power Automate Flows now available from within Business Process Flows

Business Process Flow helps business visualize their process flow on the Dynamics 365 CRM records and see the progress and the current status of the record along the process. Business processes often require automation of certain actions upon achieving certain stages of the process. With this in mind Microsoft included the ability to invoke. 1.… Read More »

Associate / Disassociate two entities with 1: N and N: N relationship using Relate & Unrelate records in Power Automate

Introduction Power Automate has been introducing new features and one of them is ‘Relate/Unrelate Records’ feature. This is a step towards new common data service connector and it supports 1: N, N: N relationships. Now, let’s see with an example how it works. We have two entities ‘Contact’ and ‘Web Role’ and there is N:… Read More »