Identifying security loop-holes in Power Apps Portals
Aug24

Identifying security loop-holes in Power Apps Portals

Recently, Microsoft Power Apps Portals were in the news about the data breach due to missing a configuration in the Portals. Now, to set things straight this was not a hack but a breach due to misconfiguration of the system by the customer. When you use any product; there are several settings and as a configurators you should first give undivided attention towards the security aspect of the… Continue Reading Danish’s...

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Ep.08: Florian Kroenert on The DevConnect Show – YouTube
Aug18

Ep.08: Florian Kroenert on The DevConnect Show – YouTube

In this video, we chat with Florian Kroenert about his tool “Power Kanban”, his journey in Power Platform, and how he came up with the idea for this tool. πŸ“– Table of Contents: 00:00 – Guest Intro 00:42 – Guest Talk 19:03 – Presentation 1:20:42 – Final words on the tool 1:21:48 – Info to connect with Guest πŸ”₯ Link to the tool “Power Kanban”: GitHub:...

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Attach Signed DocuSign document to a note in Dataverse using Power Automate cloud flow
Jul27

Attach Signed DocuSign document to a note in Dataverse using Power Automate cloud flow

Background I had a requirement where I wanted to fetch the signed document from DocuSign and add it as an attachment on the notes table for that contact in Dataverse. I knew DocuSign had the connectors support for cloud flows so obviously dived into it. Problem The structure of the flow was pretty straightforward as shown below: First Flow Version When the document is signed the… Continue Reading Danish’s Article on their...

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Bypass Consent when user opens a canvas apps
Jul20

Bypass Consent when user opens a canvas apps

I wanted to write about this for a while but never got around it. So here it is… Background Now-a-days we are building lots and lots of canvas apps for group of users. We create a security group and share the canvas app with that security group. We add users those security group which allows them to access the canvas apps. All good!! But, when users access these canvas apps they get this… Continue Reading Danish’s...

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Ep.07: Temmy Raharjo on The DevConnect Show – YouTube
Jul01

Ep.07: Temmy Raharjo on The DevConnect Show – YouTube

In this video we chat with Temmy Raharjo about how to implement Azure Cache for Redis, his journey in Power Platform and how he keeps exploring new technologies and tools. πŸ“– Table of Contents: 00:00 – Guest Intro 00:53 – Guest Talk 17:24 – Presentation 46:42 – Final words on the tool 49:33 – Info to connect with Guest βœ… Temmy on Social Media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/temmy-wahyu-raharjo/...

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Ep.06: Shaminder Singh on The DevConnect Show – YouTube
Jun21

Ep.06: Shaminder Singh on The DevConnect Show – YouTube

In this video we chat with Shaminder Singh about his tool “Portal Controls Packager Solution”, his passion in Fitness & Calisthenics, his journey in Power Platform and how he came up with idea for this tools. πŸ“– Table of Contents: 00:00 – Guest Intro 00:41 – Guest Talk 04:41 – What is Calisthenics? 07:27 – Journey of Shaminder in Power Platform 11:44 – Presentation of the tool 36:26 –...

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Render Actionable Adaptive card in Outlook for recipients outside of your domain
Jun14

Render Actionable Adaptive card in Outlook for recipients outside of your domain

In my last post, I mentioned how you can hide the cards and show a regular body if the rendering of the card failed or if the device did not support Actionable Adaptive cards. The rendering of Adaptive cards usually fails when you are sending emails to someone outside your domain. In this post, I am gonna show you how you can enable Actionable Adaptive card to be able to render on the… Continue Reading Danish’s Article on...

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Ep.05: Oleksandr Olashyn on The DevConnect Show – YouTube
May18

Ep.05: Oleksandr Olashyn on The DevConnect Show – YouTube

In this video we chat with Oleksandr Olashyn about his tool “Portal Helper VS Code Extension”, his passion for dancing, journey in Power Platform to become Microsoft MVP and how he came up with idea for his tool. πŸ“– Table of Contents: 00:00 – Guest Intro 00:54 – Guest Talk 10:19 – Tool Presentation 36:06 – Final words on the tool 36:33 – Info to connect with Guest πŸ”₯ Link to the tool...

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Ep.04: Mohsin Mirza on The DevConnect Show (Part 2) – YouTube
Apr29

Ep.04: Mohsin Mirza on The DevConnect Show (Part 2) – YouTube

In this video Mohsin Mirza demonstrates how to build resilient integration using Polly and Simmy. This is part one of two (2/2). πŸ”— Part 1 – https://youtu.be/R39aj6g5Q1E πŸ“– Table of Contents: 00:00 – Guest Intro 00:41 – Presentation 40:36 – Final words 40:52 – Info to connect with Guest πŸ”Ž More on various resilience strategies: https://mohsinonxrm.com/2021/03/15/polly-and-simmy-with-dynamics-365/ πŸ”₯ Link to...

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Ep.03: Mohsin Mirza on The DevConnect Show (Part 1) – YouTube
Apr26

Ep.03: Mohsin Mirza on The DevConnect Show (Part 1) – YouTube

In this video we chat with Mohsin Mirza about building resilient integration using Polly & Simmy, how he came to know about these packages, his journey in Power Platform, and Formula 1 racing. This is part one of two (1/2). πŸ“– Table of Contents: 00:00 – Guest Intro 00:51 – Guest Talk 18:03 – Info to connect with the Guest πŸ”Ž More on various resilience strategies:...

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Announcing winner of #PCF book – YouTube
Apr08

Announcing winner of #PCF book – YouTube

In this live stream video I will announce the winner of a physical copy of my book on #PCF for the contest held last week. Along with that I will also select 7 lucky winners who will attend my live stream to win a free digital copy of the book. All the attendees will get a discount code for a digital copy. To win free digital copy πŸ‘‰ https://forms.office.com/r/7RZwn8wZKM πŸ”΄ Subscribe for more videos:...

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Ep.02: Omar Zaarour on The DevConnect Show – YouTube
Mar30

Ep.02: Omar Zaarour on The DevConnect Show – YouTube

In this video we chat with Omar Zaarour about his tool “Power Portal WebAPI Helper”, his journey in Power Platform and how he came up with the idea for this tool. πŸ“– Table of Contents: 00:00 – Episode Intro 00:05 – Special Announcement 00:25 – Guest Intro 01:08 – Guest Talk 09:09 – Tool Presentation 32:44 – Final words on the tool 33:37 – Info to connect with the Guest 33:48 –...

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Ep.01: Natraj Yegnaraman on The DevConnect Show – YouTube
Mar09

Ep.01: Natraj Yegnaraman on The DevConnect Show – YouTube

In this video we chat with Natraj Yegnaraman about his tool “Dataverse Driver for LINQPad”, his journey in Power Platform and how he comes up with ideas for the tools. βœ… Natraj on Social Media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/natrajyegnaraman/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/RajYRaman GitHub: https://github.com/rajyraman πŸ”΄ Subscribe for more videos: Power Maverick I am a Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform...

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Show/Hide Actionable Adaptive card data based on Outlook rendering
Feb22

Show/Hide Actionable Adaptive card data based on Outlook rendering

Ever ran into issue where your actionable adaptive card that you created using Adaptive Card Designer works on your domain but when you send emails to users outside of your domain the actionable adaptive cards do not load? The main reason for this is for actionable adaptive cards to work outside of your domain you need to register your adaptive card using the following link. This is to avoid… Continue Reading Danish’s...

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PCF Builder Feb 2021 Released
Feb03

PCF Builder Feb 2021 Released

There were some suggestions and improvements asked on the tool that made me work on those and release a new version of PCF Builder for XrmToolBox. Download PCF Builder from XrmToolBox This time focus was on improving the experience with Microsoft Dataverse solution creation and deployment. Support for Publisher Friendly and Unique Name This was requested by William Bittle on… Continue Reading Danish’s Article on their blog...

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PVA: Let chatbot start the conversation
Jan28

PVA: Let chatbot start the conversation

In past we have seen how we can embed chatbots on a Power Apps portals or a web page using client-side code and custom styling. We also looked at how to add a chatbot on a WordPress site but all of these bots were created where the chatbot did not initiate the conversation but instead will wait for the users to initiate the conversation. This quickly becomes awkward for the users as they are… Continue Reading Danish’s...

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Efficiently use SVG animations in canvas apps
Nov23

Efficiently use SVG animations in canvas apps

I was looking at easy way to create animations in canvas apps; as I have seen so many community members have been creating beautiful apps using animations. But I didn’t want to spend too much time animating but deliver quick value to the users by building something that not only gets the job done but also looks good. I had seen some post which were focused on just one svg images but none… Continue Reading Danish’s...

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Changing the owner of Canvas Apps & Flows
Oct06

Changing the owner of Canvas Apps & Flows

Your colleague created a Canvas Apps and bunch of Power Automate Flows; but then he/she left the organization without sharing the canvas app and flows. Even though you are a system admin you find out that you do not have rights to edit or share the canvas apps and flows owned by your colleague who left. Or if you were using ALM process using Power Platform Build Tools in Azure DevOps and the… Continue Reading Danish’s...

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Timezone Converter – PCF Control – YouTube
Oct04

Timezone Converter – PCF Control – YouTube

This video shows a demo of “Timezone Converter” PCF Control that displays maximum three different timezone clocks compared to users timezone setting. Table of Contents: 00:00 – Demo 01:22 – Configuration Link to GitHub project: https://github.com/Power-Maverick/PCF-Controls/tree/master/TimezoneConverterControl This tool was created using PCF Builder for VSCode & XrmToolBox....

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3 ways to create custom connectors – YouTube
Sep21

3 ways to create custom connectors – YouTube

In this video, I will walk you through 3 ways to create your custom connectors. First will create a custom connector from scratch, second using Postman Collection and last will be using Open API file. Table of Contents: 00:00 – Introduction 00:41 – Overview 02:54 – Custom Connector from Scratch 14:41 – Custom Connector using Postman 22:24 – Custom Connector using Open API file Subscribe for more Dynamics...

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Inline Text Editor – PCF Control – YouTube
Sep13

Inline Text Editor – PCF Control – YouTube

This video shows a demo of “Inline Text Editor” PCF Control that takes in HTML content and renders it on the UI with some parts with editable text field. Also shows how to configure the control on Canvas App. Link to GitHub project: https://github.com/Power-Maverick/PCF-Controls/tree/master/InlineTextInput This tool was created using PCF Builder for VSCode & XrmToolBox....

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Add Chat Bot on WordPress site
Sep02

Add Chat Bot on WordPress site

In my previous post I have explained how to style you chat bot when adding it on custom website or portals. But I always wondered can I add chat bot on a WordPress site, and I was able to find the answer to that question. So, let us see how we can achieve that. In this post I am only showing how to add bot to a WordPress site. To understand the styling refer to my previous post. Before we… Continue Reading Danish’s Article...

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Making Canvas Apps solution aware
Aug24

Making Canvas Apps solution aware

In this blog, we are going to look at two methods to make an existing Canvas App solution-aware. But before we start let us briefly cover what does “solution-aware” means? When you create your app directly from the App section on make.powerapps.com they get created outside of a solution. To deploy them from one instance to another you will have to export it from canvas apps details page. Now,… Continue Reading...

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Power Platform Build Tools Connection
Aug11

Power Platform Build Tools Connection

It has been couple of months since the official release of Power Platform Build Tools. It is a necessary tool to automate your build and release cycles. This saves so much time from manual deployments. If you had preview version of Build Tools, then make sure to download the non-preview version. Download Power Platform Build Tools from Marketplace. If you haven’t read Alex Shelga‘s 3… Continue Reading Danish’s...

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Create Application User in Dataflex Pro (CDS)
Aug10

Create Application User in Dataflex Pro (CDS)

During integration there is always a need to perform authentications with several systems/applications; in this blog we are interested in Dataflex Pro (previously known as CDS) and while you can create an Office 365 user with username/password and configure it in Dataflex Pro; it will consume a license. And if multi-factor authentication (MFA) is setup for that particular user then… Continue Reading Danish’s Article on...

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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 β–Ά 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 upΒ 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 21 2019 – YouTube
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Power Apps Training – Nov 21 2019 – YouTube

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Power Apps Training – Dec 09 2019 – YouTube
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Power Apps Training – Dec 05 2019 – YouTube
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Power Apps Training – Nov 25 2019 – YouTube
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PCF Custom Control Training – Apr 28 2020 – YouTube
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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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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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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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