Authoring version in Canvas Apps
Aug03

Authoring version in Canvas Apps

Recently I came across an ability to change the authoring version of Power Apps Studio in Canvas App. So what exactly is authoring version? When you edit a Canvas app from make.powerapps.com you are working with Power Apps Studio or some times also referred to as Authoring tool; where you build you apps. Microsoft keeps rolling out updates to this authoring tool on a regular basis. You can… Continue Reading Danish’s...

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Getting Auth Token in Node JS without msal library
Jul26

Getting Auth Token in Node JS without msal library

In my current project, we had a need to build a Node JS app that will authenticate with an App Registration client id and client secret. First thing that came into my mind was to use msal library. But I hit a snag due to CORS issue and there was very little I could do with the code as it was a boiler plate code and changes were limited. So, I went to the basics of Web Api call from… Continue Reading Danish’s Article on...

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Character Counter – PCF Control – YouTube
Jul23

Character Counter – PCF Control – YouTube

This video shows a demo of Twitter style “Clever Character Counter” PCF Control and configuration of the control. Link to GitHub project: https://github.com/Power-Maverick/PCF-Controls/tree/master/CleverCharacterCounterControl This tool was created using PCF Builder for VSCode & XrmToolBox. https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=danish-naglekar.pcf-builder Power-Maverick/PCF-CustomControlBuilder Xrm...

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URL Preview Card – PCF Control – YouTube
Jul17

URL Preview Card – PCF Control – YouTube

This video shows a demo of URL Preview Card PCF Control and configuration of the control. Create your own Link Preview API Key ▶ https://www.linkpreview.net/ Link to GitHub project: https://github.com/Power-Maverick/PCF-Controls/tree/master/UrlCardControl This tool was created using PCF Builder for VSCode & XrmToolBox. https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=danish-naglekar.pcf-builder...

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Localizing your PCF Controls – YouTube
Jul13

Localizing your PCF Controls – YouTube

Once you have developed your PCF Controls you may need to implement localization. This video explains how to easily add localization files, translate them and reference it in your code. VSCode Google Translate – https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=funkyremi.vscode-google-translate Recommended Playlist: Power Apps Component Framework Series –...

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Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #13
Jun10

Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #13

Want to get this newsletter to your mailbox? Subscribe here Last weekend was a fun learning experience for Power Platform Developers around the world. The event organized by Powerthon was a big success. To watch the recording check their YouTube channel. If you like this newsletter share it on social media and forward it to your friends and ask them to sign up here. – Danish… Continue Reading Danish’s Article on their blog...

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Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #12
Jun03

Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #12

Want to get newsletter to your mailbox? Subscribe here Don’t miss the opportunity to pick new skills or brush up old ones; this Saturday Powerthon 365 Saturday is hosting Power Platform Developer online event. It is a 2-day event on 6th & 7th June from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM UTC/GMT. Learn how to build things with MVPs and Community Leaders. Register for the event. Missed Power Apps… Continue Reading Danish’s Article...

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Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #11
May27

Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #11

Want to get newsletter to your mailbox? Subscribe here On Saturday, June 6th, 365 Saturday is hosting “Power Platform Developer” event. They have a great lineup of speaker with interesting topics. To register for an event, click here. Microsoft Build took place last week, with lot of amazing content around Power Platform. All the session recordings are available here. If you are… Continue Reading Danish’s...

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Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #10
May20

Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #10

Want to get newsletter to your mailbox? Subscribe here During MBAS, Microsoft announced CDS T-SQL, a way for us to use SQL to query the data. This feature is in preview and you can read more on Microsoft Docs. Another nice thing on Microsoft Docs is the guide to implement ALM with Power Platform. Some new changes to the newsletter, one story will be highlighted as a “Cover Story”…. Continue Reading Danish’s...

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Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #9
May13

Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #9

Want to get newsletter to your mailbox? Subscribe here If you are new to Power Apps or are still catching up with lot of new changes that have happened on the platform then do take a look at the learning catalog created by Microsoft. You can also signup for a day training on Power Platform by Microsoft on May 13th. Last week we had great events, MBAS and GitHub Satellite, both were… Continue Reading Danish’s Article on...

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Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #8
May06

Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #8

Want to get newsletter to your mailbox? Subscribe here Past weekend, TDG Community hosted a global Hackathon and winners are: ANZ, IND, EMEA. Today is MBAS day, so don’t forget join. Microsoft Build 2020 is scheduled May 19, get yourself registered soon.Power Apps Portal 2020 Wave 1 updates are out, to read click here. I have released PCF Builder Visual Studio Code Extension, so if… Continue Reading Danish’s Article...

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PCF Custom Control Training – May 05 2020 – YouTube
May06

PCF Custom Control Training – May 05 2020 – YouTube

This is a recording of a training session conducted in Apr 2020 #CustomControls #PowerAppsComponentFramework #Dynamics365 #PowerApps #PowerPlatform source

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Power Apps Training – Dec 11 2019 – YouTube
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Power Apps Training – Nov 25 2019 – YouTube
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Power Apps Training – Dec 04 2019 – YouTube
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Power Apps Training – Dec 05 2019 – YouTube
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Power Apps Training – Dec 09 2019 – YouTube
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Power Apps Training – Nov 21 2019 – YouTube
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Power Apps Training – Nov 21 2019 – YouTube

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PCF Custom Control Training – Feb 20 2020 – YouTube
Apr30

PCF Custom Control Training – Feb 20 2020 – YouTube

This is a recording of a training session conducted in Feb of 2020 #CustomControls #PowerAppsComponentFramework #Dynamics365 #PowerApps #PowerPlatform source

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PCF Custom Control Training – Feb 18 2020 – YouTube
Apr30

PCF Custom Control Training – Feb 18 2020 – YouTube

This is a recording of a training session conducted in Feb of 2020 #CustomControls #PowerAppsComponentFramework #Dynamics365 #PowerApps #PowerPlatform source

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PCF Custom Control Training – Mar 03 2020 – YouTube
Apr30

PCF Custom Control Training – Mar 03 2020 – YouTube

This is a recording of a training session conducted in Feb of 2020 #CustomControls #PowerAppsComponentFramework #Dynamics365 #PowerApps #PowerPlatform source

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PCF Custom Control Training – Feb 27 2020 – YouTube
Apr30

PCF Custom Control Training – Feb 27 2020 – YouTube

This is a recording of a training session conducted in Feb of 2020 #CustomControls #PowerAppsComponentFramework #Dynamics365 #PowerApps #PowerPlatform source

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PCF Custom Control Training – Apr 28 2020 – YouTube
Apr30

PCF Custom Control Training – Apr 28 2020 – YouTube

This is a recording of a training session conducted in Apr 2020 #CustomControls #PowerAppsComponentFramework #Dynamics365 #PowerApps #PowerPlatform source

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PCF Custom Control Training – Apr 30 2020 – YouTube
Apr30

PCF Custom Control Training – Apr 30 2020 – YouTube

This is a recording of a training session conducted in Apr 2020 #CustomControls #PowerAppsComponentFramework #Dynamics365 #PowerApps #PowerPlatform source

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PCF Custom Control Training – Feb 25 2020 – YouTube
Apr30

PCF Custom Control Training – Feb 25 2020 – YouTube

This is a recording of a training session conducted in Feb of 2020 #CustomControls #PowerAppsComponentFramework #Dynamics365 #PowerApps #PowerPlatform source

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PCF Custom Control Training – Apr 21 2020 – YouTube
Apr30

PCF Custom Control Training – Apr 21 2020 – YouTube

This is a recording of a training session conducted in Apr 2020 #CustomControls #PowerAppsComponentFramework #Dynamics365 #PowerApps #PowerPlatform source

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PCF Custom Control Training – Apr 23 2020 – YouTube
Apr30

PCF Custom Control Training – Apr 23 2020 – YouTube

This is a recording of a training session conducted in Apr 2020 #CustomControls #PowerAppsComponentFramework #Dynamics365 #PowerApps #PowerPlatform source

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How to appropriately place your chat bots – YouTube
Apr29

How to appropriately place your chat bots – YouTube

This video explains how to appropriately place your chat bots created using Power Virtual Agent to match the theme of your Portal or custom website. Part 1 video: https://youtu.be/2Kb30zng_uI Part 2 video: https://youtu.be/nRN9gS6EPDg Code Snippet: https://bit.ly/2z1mHiA Styling Details Blog: https://bit.ly/3aon0B9 Recommended Playlist: Power Virtual Agent Series –...

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Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #7
Apr29

Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #7

Want to get newsletter to your mailbox? Subscribe here Last week Microsoft Docs uploaded a new article on simplified authentication and authorization of Power Portals; to read more click here. Want to know all the connectors available? Head on to Connector Reference overview page. Plugin Registration tool in XrmToolbox got an update where you can filter all Microsoft assemblies,… Continue Reading Danish’s Article on their...

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Fetch Customer Lookup in Power Automate
Apr28

Fetch Customer Lookup in Power Automate

While working on a requirement I came across a scenario where I wanted to fetch an attribute from a Customer field and run the logic accordingly. Even after intensely looking for answers I couldn’t find any resolution, so I came up with my own solution (so not sure if this is the right way). In this post, I will show you how to fetch the data from an entity where Customer lookup is… Continue Reading Danish’s Article...

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Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #6
Apr22

Power Platform Developers Weekly – Issue #6

Want to get this newsletter to your mailbox? Subscribe here I have changed the name of the newsletter to “Power Platform Developers Weekly” but the content will still be the same. Last week as mentioned in earlier issue, community hosted #PowerApps call was conducted and in case you missed it, find the recording here. While we are talking about Power Apps, Microsoft has released a

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Style your chat bots to match Portal or Website theme – YouTube
Apr20

Style your chat bots to match Portal or Website theme – YouTube

This video explains how to style your chat bots created using Power Virtual Agent to match the theme of your Portal or custom website. Part 1 video: https://youtu.be/2Kb30zng_uI Code Snippet: https://bit.ly/2z1mHiA Styling Details Blog: https://bit.ly/3aon0B9 Recommended Playlist: Power Virtual Agent Series – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqJfvq4Fy1P5UUeRJQ3TZdYUJOudmjvBB Subscribe for more Dynamics 365 & Power...

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Power Platform Bulletin for Developers – Issue #5
Apr15

Power Platform Bulletin for Developers – Issue #5

Want to get newsletter to your mailbox? Subscribe here Today is #PowerApps community call at 8 AM PST, Dona Sarkar and Dawid van Heerden will be presenting. If you would like to join then click here. Hope you are enjoying this newsletter. Please let your friends know and signup here. If you have any suggestions or feedback, please let me know here. – Danish N. Power… Continue Reading Danish’s Article on their blog Power...

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Add chat bots to your Portal or Website using Power Virtual Agent – YouTube
Apr14

Add chat bots to your Portal or Website using Power Virtual Agent – YouTube

This video explains how to add your chat bots created using Power Virtual Agent on your Portal or Website in two different ways. Recommended Playlist: Power Virtual Agent Series – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqJfvq4Fy1P5UUeRJQ3TZdYUJOudmjvBB Subscribe for more Dynamics 365 & Power Platform content. Like and comment below. Share this video with your friends and colleagues. — Power Maverick — Follow me...

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Add styling to your Chat Bot
Apr08

Add styling to your Chat Bot

If you have started exploring Power Virtual Agent and created few bots you might have observed that all bots look the same. But when you add it to your Website or Portal you want the bot to match your theme. Well, there is a way to achieve that. Once you have published your bot and ready to integrate it with your Website or Portal; you will go to Manage –> Channels section. Here you will… Continue Reading Danish’s...

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Power Platform Bulletin for Developers – Issue #4
Apr08

Power Platform Bulletin for Developers – Issue #4

Want to get newsletter to your mailbox? Subscribe here Over the weekend 365 Saturday organized a event called “EmPower Your Career” with 40+ speakers, 45+ sessions around the globe. More 1500 individuals had a chance to learn a new technology and start to hope for a better career future. All slides for the events are available here. A video playlist is available here. Microsoft presented the… Continue Reading...

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Power Platform Bulletin for Developers – Issue #3
Apr01

Power Platform Bulletin for Developers – Issue #3

In this unprecedented times lot of content is created around #COVID19 to help the community. Organizations are creating accelerators, one of such was created by AKA Enterprise Solutions, click here to know more. Last week Microsoft conducted a Community Call for #PowerApps. Look at the recording here. Community calls are an hour long and happens every month Stay safe everybody and keep Power… Continue Reading Danish’s...

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Hovering Details List – Dataset PCF Custom Control – Demo – YouTube
Feb23

Hovering Details List – Dataset PCF Custom Control – Demo – YouTube

This video demonstrates a dataset PCF Custom Control with a HoverCard on a Details List. It also goes on to explains on how to configure the Custom Control. This control is supported by Model-driven App only. Link to GitHub project: https://github.com/Power-Maverick/PCF-Controls/tree/master/HoverDetailsList Link to PCF Custom Control Builder XrmToolbox Plugin: https://github.com/Power-Maverick/PCF-CustomControlBuilder Subscribe for...

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Create Power Apps Developer Environment
Jan24

Create Power Apps Developer Environment

If you want to work on your Power Apps skills but are stuck as you do not have your own Dev environment where you can practice then below are the steps which will help you create a “Developer” environment using “Power Apps Community Plan” where you can practice. This environment is only for building your skills or for building Business Apps for AppSource. Do not use this as your “Dev”…...

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Deep dive – PCF Manifest file for Dataset Template – YouTube
Jan20

Deep dive – PCF Manifest file for Dataset Template – YouTube

This video explains in-depth details about each tag and attributes that are available when configuring Control Manifest file for Custom Component with Dataset template using PowerApps Component Framework. To get started with PCF Custom Controls take a look at this video, https://youtu.be/ylhVZUlGgQw Deep dive of PCF Manifest file for Field template, take a look at https://youtu.be/w40zqSsYEy0 Recommended Playlist: Power Apps Component...

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Resolved: Workflow Elements Table Query Not Fetching Data
Jan18

Resolved: Workflow Elements Table Query Not Fetching Data

Workflow Elements tool created by Aiden Kaskela saves lot of time building complex workflows. And recently it’s source code was released on GitHub. Latest solution packages are available under “Release” tab on GitHub. One of the great feature I like about this tool is to Fetch the data using Fetch XML and post it on Send Email activity as an HTML Table. You can build complex Fetch XML, but… Continue Reading...

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Deep dive – PCF Manifest file for Field Template – YouTube
Jan13

Deep dive – PCF Manifest file for Field Template – YouTube

This video explains in-depth details about each tag and attributes that are available when configuring Control Manifest file for Custom Component with Field template using PowerApps Component Framework. To get started with PCF Custom Controls take a look at this video, https://youtu.be/ylhVZUlGgQw Recommended Playlist: Power Apps Component Framework Series –...

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Resolved: Property not fetching data in Custom Control
Dec07

Resolved: Property not fetching data in Custom Control

Have you ever encountered an issue where you have multiple properties configured in your Control Manifest file and you configured it correctly in Model-Driven app. But for some reason you do not get the value from the field that was bound in the configuration. For example I had my Control Manifest file as below. <?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”utf-8″?> <manifest> <control… Continue Reading...

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Getting started with Power Virtual Agent
Nov28

Getting started with Power Virtual Agent

Microsoft recently released a tool called “Power Virtual Agent” that will help us create a bot without writing any code. With this release I am sure lot of citizen developers were happy – more addition to #NoCodeLowCode tools. This tool is still in preview at the moment. To begin with Power Virtual Agent, you have to navigate to https://powerva.microsoft.com and login with your Office365… Continue Reading...

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Getting Started with Power Virtual Agent – YouTube
Nov27

Getting Started with Power Virtual Agent – YouTube

Power Virtual Agent is a new product/app provided by Microsoft to author your bots without writing any code. This video explains on how to get started with Power Virtual Agent. Link to Power Virtual Agent: https://powerva.microsoft.com Subscribe for more Dynamics 365 & Power Platform content. Like and comment below. Share this video with your friends and colleagues. — Power Maverick — Follow me on: Website:...

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Getting started with Custom Controls – YouTube
Nov20

Getting started with Custom Controls – YouTube

Learn what is Power Apps Component Framework (PCF) and basics of creating a Custom Control. Download links: – Node.js: https://nodejs.org/en/ – Visual Studio Code: https://code.visualstudio.com/download – Power Apps CLI: https://aka.ms/PowerAppsCLI Subscribe for more Dynamics 365 and Power Platform content. Like and comment below. Share this video with your friends and colleagues. Recommended Playlist: Power Apps...

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Using PowerApps Environment Variables
Oct31

Using PowerApps Environment Variables

Using PowerApps Environment Variables Using PowerApps Environment Variables — Read on colinvermander.com/2019/10/30/using-powerapps-environment-variables/ This is still under preview Continue Reading Danish’s Article on their blog Using PowerApps Environment Variables Using PowerApps Environment Variables http://colinvermander.com/2019/10/30/using-powerapps-environment-variables/ – Read on...

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How to hide OrgChart from Ribbon
Oct30

How to hide OrgChart from Ribbon

I was posted a question by one of my colleague “how can he hide OrgChart from the ribbon”. I had done this a while back but couldn’t remember how did I do it but after doing some poking around on the ribbon I identified it and wanted to document the process and what better way to document it then a blog. You will need to use Ribbon Workbench tool by Scott Durow. If you have not downloaded… Continue Reading...

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Why is Entity read-only in Unified Interface
Oct11

Why is Entity read-only in Unified Interface

As you make the move from Web Refresh interface to Unified Interface and encountered an issue where the Entity is read-only in UCI but not in Web Refresh . This is true for system admins as well. The application is doing that because the Entity in question is configured as “Read-Only in Mobile”. To resolve this issue, uncheck “Read-Only in Mobile” on the Entity. < div...

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PCF Custom Control Builder
Oct07

PCF Custom Control Builder

Now with PowerApps Component Framework for model-driven apps and PowerApps CLI generally available, I think the XrmToolbox plugin PCF Custom Control Builder will come very handy. This tool enables you to build Custom Controls with ease where you do not need to write the CLI commands. Most of the commands are consolidated into one button click making it easier to build controls. So, download… Continue Reading Danish’s...

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