PCF – Keybinding Example

Here’s an early look at a Keybinding #PowerAppsComponentFramework control. This component was written to enable actions to be assigned to keyboard shortcuts. It uses MouseTrap.js library to perform this. Source link: https://github.com/365lyf/PCFControls/tree/master/KeybindingExample Continue Reading Andrew Ly’s Article on their blog

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PCF Batch File – Quick Create PCF Project
May17

PCF Batch File – Quick Create PCF Project

Batch file that creates a skeleton PCF Control with a single line. I had trouble remembering all the commands so created a simple batch file that takes just one parameter (ControlName). It creates the project, installs dependencies and creates empty css and image preview files. Available from GitHub: https://github.com/365lyf/PCFControls/tree/master/_BatchFiles Continue Reading Andrew Ly’s Article on their...

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PCF Control – Pulsing Notifications
May09

PCF Control – Pulsing Notifications

This Powerapps Component Framework (PCF) control takes a string variable, and then if there is a value will start pulsing the message against a blue background. This is to ensure the user doesn’t miss this message. The source code is available here:https://github.com/365lyf/PCFControls/tree/master/NotificationPulsing Video demonstration here: Continue Reading Andrew Ly’s Article on their blog

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PCF Control – Progress Bar
May09

PCF Control – Progress Bar

The Progress Bar control takes a number value (whole number, floating point, decimal) and then renders an animated progress bar. A value between 0 and 100 must be provided. This does update in real time as you can see within this demo video: The full source code and solution file is up on GitHub:https://github.com/365lyf/PCFControls/tree/master/ProgressBar Continue Reading Andrew Ly’s Article on their blog

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PCF Control – CountDownTimer
May02

PCF Control – CountDownTimer

Here’s a simple Powerapps Component Framework (PCF) control that I built that displays a countdown timer for a given date variable. Source code has been added to my github repo. Source Code : https://github.com/365lyf/PCFControls/tree/master/CountDownTimer Continue Reading Andrew Ly’s Article on their blog

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Powerapps Component Framework (PCF) – Number Button Selector
May01

Powerapps Component Framework (PCF) – Number Button Selector

Powerapps Component Framework (PCF) – Number Button Selector. Aims to cure your allergies to typing by providing simple controls to increment/decrement a number field 🙂 Now available on github. 365lyf/PCFControls Repo of Powerapps Component Framework (PCF) Controls – 365lyf/PCFControls Continue Reading Andrew Ly’s Article on their...

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Creating a perfectly aligned D365 Navbar Logo – 365lyf.com
Apr18

Creating a perfectly aligned D365 Navbar Logo – 365lyf.com

Looking to get that Dynamics Navbar Logo just right for your Dynamics 365 / PowerPlatform app? Today I’ll focus on how to get the dimensions of your logo just perfect, as well as providing a download link to my Photoshop PSD file so that you can alter for future projects. Firstly, let’s have a look at the default logo that comes with Dynamics 365 April 2019… Continue Reading Andrew Ly’s Article on their...

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Top 5 Things You Need to Know for 2019 – Post Microsoft MVP 2019 Thoughts – 365lyf.com
Mar26

Top 5 Things You Need to Know for 2019 – Post Microsoft MVP 2019 Thoughts – 365lyf.com

The 2019 Microsoft MVP Summit is now over and I can’t help feeling positively excited about the direction in which Microsoft is taking and what it will mean for partners, customers and end users. This was my second year attending the MVP Summit and it was an immense pleasure to spend time with others MVPs and the Microsoft Product teams. So I wanted to take this… Continue Reading Andrew Ly’s Article on their...

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Dynamics 365 and Power Platform April 2019 Release – Marketing Suite first impressions – 365lyf.com
Jan22

Dynamics 365 and Power Platform April 2019 Release – Marketing Suite first impressions – 365lyf.com

It feels like Christmas to me, and I’m tearing open my presents. Welcome to my ‘unboxing’ blog series on the upcoming D365 and Power Platform April 2019 Release. Over the next few weeks I’ll be going through the April 2019 release, module by module. I’ll be specifically looking for those gold nuggets that I think will make a big impact, as well the leaps in… Continue Reading Andrew Ly’s Article on their...

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Microsoft Portals – A Deep Dive by Lachlan Wright and Andrew Ly
Jan08

Microsoft Portals – A Deep Dive by Lachlan Wright and Andrew Ly

“Microsoft Portals – a Deep Dive” by Lachlan Wright & Andrew Ly slide deck is up for those who missed out on UG Focus 2018 conference. An introductory course and best practices for Microsoft Portals.  #msdyn365 If the above link doesn’t work download from: Microsoft Portals Deep Dive – Andrew Ly & Lachlan Wright from Andrew… Continue Reading Andrew Ly’s...

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Enterprise CMSs to keep an eye on, and do they play nice with Dynamics 365? – 365lyf.com
Oct20

Enterprise CMSs to keep an eye on, and do they play nice with Dynamics 365? – 365lyf.com

  Enterprise content management systems have certainly come a long way, with the lines between social, marketing and traditional online engagement platforms becoming more and more blurred. Content management systems themselves have become more like a CRM and CRMs have become more like Content Management Systems. Modern content management systems, are now more than ever… Continue Reading Andrew Ly’s Article on their...

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Tip of the day: How to add a Microsoft Flow Button to iPhone Widgets Screen
Sep22

Tip of the day: How to add a Microsoft Flow Button to iPhone Widgets Screen

Tip of the day, how to add Microsoft Flow Buttons to your Apple iPhone widgets screen.  A very quick way of getting work done in my opinion #justswipeleft     Video     Continue Reading Andrew Ly’s Article on their blog

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What are Flow Premium Connectors? – 365lyf.com
Aug26

What are Flow Premium Connectors? – 365lyf.com

Connectors form the core of Microsoft Flow.  Connectors allow your workflows to span across different systems.  This means that you can quickly build business processes that span across all your systems allowing you to further automate your work. Microsoft has, as of August 2018, 213 connectors, most are available with the free version of Flow, and some only available… Continue Reading Andrew Ly’s Article on their...

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Getting started as a Dynamics 365 CE Developer – 365lyf.com
Aug05

Getting started as a Dynamics 365 CE Developer – 365lyf.com

This article is targeted at developers looking at making the transition as a Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement (or CE for short).  Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform (PowerApps, Common Data Service, PowerBI) is really getting a lot of attention at the moment.  As organisations become more customer focused, platforms that provide capabilities in customer engagement are… Continue Reading Andrew Ly’s Article on their...

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Microsoft Stream support coming to Dynamics 365 Marketing October Release – 365lyf.com

The October Release notes promises quite a number of key enhancements across all the various Dynamics first party apps. I’ve been geeking it out with my Dynamics colleagues about what’s cool and will share my findings with you in a series of blogs leading up to the October release date. One notable announcement is that Microsoft Stream support will be coming Dynamics… Continue Reading Andrew Ly’s Article on their...

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What to do with your ADX Studio Portal once Microsoft supports ends? – 365lyf.com
Jul04
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PowerApps SharePoint Upload Control – Walkthrough – 365lyf.com
Apr19
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PowerApps (Spring Release 2018) Overview – 365lyf.com
Apr18
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Portal Platform Shootout for Dynamics 365 (2018) – 365lyf.com
Jan12
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