Dataverse Metadata in FetchXML Builder
Oct12

Dataverse Metadata in FetchXML Builder

I like smart tools.I like smart code.I don’t like smart tools and cool code – if I have to write it again. One of the best XrmToolBox tools is the Metadata Browser – at least for me I wanted to add some metadata details for FetchXML Builder, but it was too stupid to write my own code to generate a metadata detail – again! These “module” is what I want! They are great in Metadata… Continue...

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FetchXML Intellisense
Oct10

FetchXML Intellisense

This is a guest writer for the site!He is writing about the intellisense feature in the FetchXML Builder tool.Who should write about this – other than Mark Carrington who add the feature to the tool! Mark Carrington: FetchXML Builder has always supported users to build queries in a visual way – with the Query Builder pane you can add columns, relationships, sort orders and more… Continue Reading Jonas Rapp’s Article...

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New Tool – XRM Tokens Runner
Sep25

New Tool – XRM Tokens Runner

XrmToolBox just got their 13’s tool from me! See documentation for the tool. The Code It is a brand-new tool, for really-old code feature. The “code” is now called the XRM Tokens and the info is here and the code is open source found here. It is used in many different ways, in old workflows, plugins, Word-generating, etc, to create advanced “texts” with dynamic data from the… Continue Reading Jonas...

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I’m Speaking Again
Aug24

I’m Speaking Again

After 8 months of Stroke. After 2 years of Covid. I Will Be Talking Again. At the big technical conference on October 16 in south England, I will be there. And I will speak. The South Coast Summit will be the first after Covid for Microsoft techy conference in England. Or Europe. Or the World. Or even Universe. I’m used to be at those sessions,… Continue Reading Jonas Rapp’s Article on their blog I’m Speaking...

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Jonas Rapp STROKE – Part 7: Chat with Heidi, 11 years after stroke – YouTube
Aug13

Jonas Rapp STROKE – Part 7: Chat with Heidi, 11 years after stroke – YouTube

Jonas Rapp – STROKE Part 7: We have a chat with Jonas Rapp and Heidi Neuhauser. Heidi got her stroke at 29 years old, and Jonas got it half year ago. We talk about our problems we have had and which we still have. Read more: https://stroke.jonasr.app Meet Heidi from: Twitter: https://twitter.com/CRMHeidi LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/heidineuhauser/ source

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Jonas Rapp STROKE – Part 6: Aphasia fixing it – YouTube
Jul28

Jonas Rapp STROKE – Part 6: Aphasia fixing it – YouTube

Jonas Rapp – STROKE Part 6: * Aphasia fixing it * School / Rehab * What I need * Names is harder * Don’t be quiet Read more: https://stroke.jonasr.app source

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Jonas Rapp STROKE – preview 6 – YouTube
Jul28

Jonas Rapp STROKE – preview 6 – YouTube

Part 6 preview. source

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NEW: Bulk Data Updater 🚀
Jul23

NEW: Bulk Data Updater 🚀

It is crazy!I have now releaseda new version of my tool. Bulk Data Updater (and Assign, SetState and Delete of course) got the improved: Choices Update one, many, or all record or Choices column with one or many choices, or touch the existing data, or remove the datas. Remember that Choices means “an option where you can select many options to one record”. Set… Continue Reading Jonas Rapp’s Article on their...

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Enjoy coffee – YouTube
Jul18

Enjoy coffee – YouTube

My hand right on 2021-07-18. See the web with more info: https://stroke.jonasr.app/not-funny/ source

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Jonas Rapp – Read the Techy Techs – YouTube
Jul14

Jonas Rapp – Read the Techy Techs – YouTube

Listening to same of the all techy words that I known before, and I’m guessed that I still know them. There is aphasia in me, saying the words I know for many of years make it hard. This is me trying for the first time – and read it to you. source

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Jonas Rapp – 4 July 2021 – YouTube
Jul04

Jonas Rapp – 4 July 2021 – YouTube

4 July 2021 This is a good week! source

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Jonas Rapp – 24 June 2021 – promise – YouTube
Jun24

Jonas Rapp – 24 June 2021 – promise – YouTube

24 June 2021 Mom happy birthday 💖 5 weeks vacation I promise 🤞 source

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Jonas Rapp – 24 June 2021 teaser – YouTube
Jun24

Jonas Rapp – 24 June 2021 teaser – YouTube

Teaser…! See full video:...

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Jonas Rapp STROKE – Part 5: My Challenges – YouTube
Jun23

Jonas Rapp STROKE – Part 5: My Challenges – YouTube

Jonas Rapp – STROKE Part 5: * My Challenges * I’m still Jonas * Aphasia shall be fixed * Very lucky guy * Brain Windows source

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Jonas Rapp – 16 June 2021 – journal – YouTube
Jun19
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Jonas Rapp STROKE – preview 5 MVP – YouTube
Jun10

Jonas Rapp STROKE – preview 5 MVP – YouTube

MVP Preview 5 of stroke. Stay tune for my complete report. Or not complete… ©️Jonas Rapp source

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Jonas Rapp STROKE – Part 4: Me Worlds Friends – MVP – YouTube
Jun10

Jonas Rapp STROKE – Part 4: Me Worlds Friends – MVP – YouTube

Jonas Rapp – STROKE Part 4: * My Worlds Friends * MVP Heroes * I Talk. Talk and talk. * Avd.84 – Start work. * Exercise from home source

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Stroke of Jonas – pause of normal MVP
Jun05

Stroke of Jonas – pause of normal MVP

February 16, 2021, I Jonas Rapp survived after a very serious stroke that hit me. <pause> This is why I have “paused” the usual as blog, create new tools for you, and of course improving existing tools, like FetchXML Builder which is still used 4000 times every day in the whole world, and not “being the MVP” as I usually tried to do. < figcaption>FetchXML Builder, used on… Continue Reading Jonas...

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Jonas Rapp STROKE – Part 3: My White Light – YouTube
May30

Jonas Rapp STROKE – Part 3: My White Light – YouTube

Jonas Rapp – STROKE Part 3: * My White Light * Winning & Working * Explained STROKE * Brain void area * New Synapses * Worried source

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Jonas Rapp STROKE – Part 2: My New Life – YouTube
May27

Jonas Rapp STROKE – Part 2: My New Life – YouTube

Jonas Rapp – STROKE Part 2: * Where am I * The phone * Meet my wife * Body & Brain * Fix it source

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Jonas Rapp STROKE – Part 1: I got stroke – YouTube
May25

Jonas Rapp STROKE – Part 1: I got stroke – YouTube

Jonas Rapp – STROKE This episode Part 1 where I talk before the stroke, until the time of now change my life. Also my sister Åsa will be discussed what’s happening on day 16 February. Part 2: I New Life source

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Stroke 3 months – preview 4 – YouTube
May24

Stroke 3 months – preview 4 – YouTube

Challenge is what you need. Preview 4 of stroke. Stay tune for my complete report. Or not complete… ©️Jonas Rapp source

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Stroke 3 months – preview 3 – YouTube
May19

Stroke 3 months – preview 3 – YouTube

It’s white. Preview 3 of stroke. Stay tune for my complete report. Or not complete… ©️Jonas Rapp source

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Stroke 3 months – preview 2 – YouTube
May17

Stroke 3 months – preview 2 – YouTube

That was it. source

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Stroke 3 months – preview 1 – YouTube
May17

Stroke 3 months – preview 1 – YouTube

Preview of stroke. Stay tune for my complete report. Or not complete… ©️Jonas Rapp source

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New Tool: Portal Entity Permission Manager
Feb05

New Tool: Portal Entity Permission Manager

Working with Entity Permissions for Power Apps Portals is not always as smooth as you might want it to be. This new tool lets you visually see and work with the different types of permissions and their hierarchies, and makes it easier to get it right the first time. To get started with this XrmToolBox tool, there is a short video tutorial available at:jonasr.app/xtb-school/epm. <div style=”height:46px”...

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Portal Entity Permission Manager – YouTube
Feb05

Portal Entity Permission Manager – YouTube

An introduction to Power Apps Portals Entity Permission Manager for XrmToolBox. source

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Use Power Automate to maintain Top Parent Account in account hierarchies
Dec30

Use Power Automate to maintain Top Parent Account in account hierarchies

Using account hierarchies in Microsoft Dataverse (XRM, you know) is super easy with the out of the box Parent Account fishhook relationship.This article will demonstrate how to maintain information about the Top Parent Account on all accounts, using a single Power Automate cloud flow. Parent Account The out of the box relationship allows to recursively define a Parent Account… Continue Reading Jonas Rapp’s Article on their...

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XrmToolBox Integration Tester
Dec27

XrmToolBox Integration Tester

The XrmToolBox Integration Tester tool primarily helps tool developers validate any integration scenarios where other tools call their own tools. Just select the tool to call, and enter any arguments. Although the TargetArgument property passed between tools is accepting any object, this tool focuses on plain string arguments passed between the tools. Other tools can call… Continue Reading Jonas Rapp’s Article on their...

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Bulk Data Updater documentation
Dec13

Bulk Data Updater documentation

Documentation is finally available for Bulk Data Updater for XrmToolBox! Read all about it here: Bulk Data Updater for Microsoft Dataverse The post Bulk Data Updater documentation appeared first on The Power Platform Trenches. Continue Reading Jonas Rapp’s Article on their blog Bulk Data Updater documentation ⋆ The Power Platform Trenches The Bulk Data Updater for Microsoft Dataverse and the Power Platform is a tool in the...

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Themes in Power Apps maker portal
Nov21

Themes in Power Apps maker portal

Vote now Make make.powerapps.com respect environment theme When Microsoft introduced Themes in Microsoft Dynamics 365, they moved away from the old Ford approach: Any customer can have a CRM paintedany color that he wants, so long as it is black.Microsoft Dynamics CRM branding department before themes It was now possible to specify custom color schemes and even your own logo. <img...

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Custom Translations – the Easy Way
Nov01

Custom Translations – the Easy Way

In many customer projects and products, I have built solutions for managing translations in Microsoft Dynamics 365 / CDS / CRM.Sure, the metadata can be translated to show labels etc in the language of the user, but having a custom solution for translations ensures localized content for texts that are shown to the user from code or automation. A simple model storing Translations in… Continue Reading Jonas Rapp’s Article on...

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A Pro Code Escape in Power Automate
Sep09

A Pro Code Escape in Power Automate

Microsoft Power Automate is a fantastic platform when it comes to low-code automation, with connectors to literally hundreds of data sources.But what if you need to do something too complex for the existing flow actions?Take the Pro Code Escape with the Common Data Service. In the true spirit of the #ProCodeNoCodeUnite movement, the Power Automate and Common Data Service… Continue Reading Jonas Rapp’s Article on their blog...

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Personal Branding according to Jonas Rapp – YouTube
Aug20

Personal Branding according to Jonas Rapp – YouTube

What is a Personal Brand? I got that question from fellow Microsoft MVP Megan Walker, along with ten more questions detailing how I see the concept of Personal Branding. In this video I give my eleven answers. Some of them may also be seen in Megan’s video series on the topic, which is available here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD9xXqUZnFj_ymqE5plDAeO8if3LjwyYc Follow Megan: 🌐 Website: https://meganvwalker.com 🐤...

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Personal Branding according to Jonas
Aug20

Personal Branding according to Jonas

Microsoft MVP Megan Walker recently reached out to fellow MVPs to get their views and experiences around Personal Branding. She had eleven questions on the topic, and of course I wanted to give her and the world my thoughts. The questions we got from Megan What does Personal Brand mean to you?Do you think you have a personal brand?Did you intentionally set out to create a… Continue Reading Jonas Rapp’s Article on their...

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CDS Saturday – October 24
Aug17

CDS Saturday – October 24

Welcome to Dataflex CDS Saturday @ Stockholm Online! The Times They Are A-Changin’– Bob Dylan Indeed old Bob was right. We are not hosting a Nordic Summit in Stockholm this year. We are not rebranding all our content to Dataflex. But we ARE hosting a CDS Saturday online on October 24, 2020! Call For Papers:https://sessionize.com/cds-saturday Registration: Continue Reading Jonas Rapp’s Article on their blog CDS...

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FetchXML Builder July 2020 Release
Jul22

FetchXML Builder July 2020 Release

With the July 2020 release of FetchXML Builder for XrmToolBox the new Column Comparison feature of the FetchXML language is supported. Read more about all new features and fixes below. New Features Column Comparison This feature of FetchXML got a lot of buzz from the community when it was announced by Microsoft on 2020-07-14. Thanks to contributions from fellow tool… Continue Reading Jonas Rapp’s Article on their blog...

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New website launched: fetchxmlbuilder.com
Jul20

New website launched: fetchxmlbuilder.com

Any tool worth its salt deserves a dedicated website. Six years after initial release, FetchXML Builder for XrmToolBox finally has its own home on the Internet. Under the domain fetchxmlbuilder.com you will find feature descriptions, tips, how-tos, and a forum dedicated to questions and ideas around FetchXML Builder. Of course there are also instructions on how to become an official… Continue Reading Jonas Rapp’s Article...

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WordPress Header Anchor Links – YouTube
Jul05

WordPress Header Anchor Links – YouTube

Step by step instruction on how to easily add anchor links to headers in WordPress pages and posts. source

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Querying date intervals in the Common Data Service
Jun01

Querying date intervals in the Common Data Service

Querying date intervals in Microsoft Common Data Service, Power Apps and Dynamics 365 is not always possible using Advanced Find nor is it as easy as working with plain SQL. TL;DR – with FetchXML this is quite possible! Have you ever wanted to tell your CRM (CDS, D365 etc.) things like: Show me all opportunities with Estimated Close Date exactly 90 days from now! Well, today a… Continue Reading Jonas Rapp’s Article...

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Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 3 – Including the shared project and committing the changes – YouTube
Apr14

Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 3 – Including the shared project and committing the changes – YouTube

This video is part of a series describing how to use git submodules for a C# Visual Studio project, the example focused on a plugin for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Common Data Service, but the principles displayed are of course relevant to other project and repository types. Full article available at: https://jonasr.app/vs-git-subm source

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Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 4 – Consuming the goodies of the submodule shared project – YouTube
Apr14

Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 4 – Consuming the goodies of the submodule shared project – YouTube

This video is part of a series describing how to use git submodules for a C# Visual Studio project, the example focused on a plugin for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Common Data Service, but the principles displayed are of course relevant to other project and repository types. Full article available at: https://jonasr.app/vs-git-subm source

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Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 6 – Committing submodule file changes – YouTube
Apr14

Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 6 – Committing submodule file changes – YouTube

This video is part of a series describing how to use git submodules for a C# Visual Studio project, the example focused on a plugin for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Common Data Service, but the principles displayed are of course relevant to other project and repository types. Full article available at: https://jonasr.app/vs-git-subm source

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Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 9 – Tracking changes in remote repository – YouTube
Apr14

Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 9 – Tracking changes in remote repository – YouTube

This video is part of a series describing how to use git submodules for a C# Visual Studio project, the example focused on a plugin for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Common Data Service, but the principles displayed are of course relevant to other project and repository types. Full article available at: https://jonasr.app/vs-git-subm source

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Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 1 – My project and the helper repository – YouTube
Apr14

Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 1 – My project and the helper repository – YouTube

This video is part of a series describing how to use git submodules for a C# Visual Studio project, the example focused on a plugin for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Common Data Service, but the principles displayed are of course relevant to other project and repository types. Full article available at: https://jonasr.app/vs-git-subm source

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Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 8 – Reference latest version of submodule repository – YouTube
Apr14

Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 8 – Reference latest version of submodule repository – YouTube

This video is part of a series describing how to use git submodules for a C# Visual Studio project, the example focused on a plugin for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Common Data Service, but the principles displayed are of course relevant to other project and repository types. Full article available at: https://jonasr.app/vs-git-subm source

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Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 5 – Improving the submodule shared project – YouTube
Apr14

Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 5 – Improving the submodule shared project – YouTube

This video is part of a series describing how to use git submodules for a C# Visual Studio project, the example focused on a plugin for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Common Data Service, but the principles displayed are of course relevant to other project and repository types. Full article available at: https://jonasr.app/vs-git-subm source

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Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 2 – Adding the submodule to my solution – YouTube
Apr14

Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 2 – Adding the submodule to my solution – YouTube

This video is part of a series describing how to use git submodules for a C# Visual Studio project, the example focused on a plugin for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Common Data Service, but the principles displayed are of course relevant to other project and repository types. Full article available at: https://jonasr.app/vs-git-subm source

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Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 7 – Updating submodule the wrong way – YouTube
Apr14

Git Submodules in Visual Studio part 7 – Updating submodule the wrong way – YouTube

This video is part of a series describing how to use git submodules for a C# Visual Studio project, the example focused on a plugin for Microsoft Dynamics 365 … source

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Git Submodules in Visual Studio – YouTube
Apr12

Git Submodules in Visual Studio – YouTube

This video describes how to use git submodules for a C# Visual Studio project, the example focused on a plugin for Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Common Data Service, but the principles displayed are of course relevant to other project and repository types. Full article available at: https://jonasr.app/vs-git-subm source

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