Tag Archives: Common Data Service

Mixed Reality Solutions with Power Apps / Dynamics 365 CRM / CDS

In recent times Pokemon Go was a mixed reality game, it showed pokemon characters in your real surrounding using the camera of your mobile phone. And that kind of brought about ideas to present customers with the ability to view the products in their own surroundings that would help them try placing the objects in… Read More »

Working with Optionsets and Multi-select Optionsets in Canvas Apps using Common Data Service (Current) Connector

In the earlier post we have discussed working with Lookups and Polymorphic Lookups and this time we will focus on Optionsets and Multi-Select Optionsets. OptionSet: Using the CDS (Current) connector, when you include the optionset field on your canvas app, the drop-down items list is auto bound and you do not need to adjust any… Read More »

Working with Complex Data Types in Canvas Apps using Common Data Service (Current) Connector – Lookups & Polymorphic Lookups

A couple of years ago I had visited this topic but back then it was using the Dynamics 365 connector which is now deprecated. New connector changed ways – time to write again more for a personal reference and glad if it helps others out there too. First – let’s look at adding a lookup… 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 »

Create Model Driven App for CDS Environment

Introduction To be able to use Applications in CDS, user must create App for CDS Environment. For Creating Model Driven App for CDS Environment user must have an Environment in CDS. In our last blog we saw steps to Create Environment in Common Data Service (CDS). After creating CDS environment, users can see their environments… Read More »

Connect to the Power BI Using Common Data Service (CDS)

Introduction: The Common Data Service is an integral part of the Business Application Platform, providing secure cloud storage for your app data and integrating with Office 365 and Dynamics 365. Common Data Service (CDS) is one of the way to pull data from Dynamics 365. Common Data Service (CDS) enables us to easily build and extend… Read More »