How to display a Power Apps | Canvas app in full screen without the title bar?
Sep21

How to display a Power Apps | Canvas app in full screen without the title bar?

Recently, I was asked to open a PowerApps | Canvas app without the title bar at the top of the screen. After some research, I found an answer from matthew devaney that proposed to add the “&hidenavbar=true” parameters to the URL of the application. This works perfectly and allows us to hide the title bar. Today, I’m going to present a method that will allow us to achieve the same need… Continue Reading...

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Preview: In-App notifications for Model Driven Apps
Sep21

Preview: In-App notifications for Model Driven Apps

For this week’s article I am going to discuss a feature that has been in public preview since July 22nd of this year. You are probably wondering what these in-apps notifications for Model Driven Apps are, since we already have the ability to create push notifications using Power Automate. Well, the difference here is that push notifications are only sent to mobile devices, and therefor they… Continue Reading Dian...

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Using Google Analytics Segments In Microsoft Clarity
Sep21

Using Google Analytics Segments In Microsoft Clarity

Reviewing and analysing your website traffic data can be done easily using Google Analytics. If you aren’t already using segments, they are a great way to track and understand more about the behaviour of your website visitors. As I’ve mentioned before, Microsoft Clarity is not something that should be used INSTEAD of Google Analytics, but in addition to and to complement the analytics. Using… Continue Reading Megan...

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Episode 58 – Ignite, Teams & Power Platform
Sep21

Episode 58 – Ignite, Teams & Power Platform

Microsoft Items Microsoft Ignite November 2nd to 4th 2021  – Registration Open  – Your home for Microsoft Ignite Passwordless Accounts from Microsoft – The passwordless future is here for your Microsoft account | Microsoft Security Blog Power Platform Co-presence in Power Automate – Announcing co-presence in Power Automate | Power Automate Blog (microsoft.com)Power Fx Formula… Continue Reading...

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JS: Access values of fields located on the “Form Component” PCF Control
Sep20

JS: Access values of fields located on the “Form Component” PCF Control

Today during one of the work sessions with my colleague I found an interesting feature – it’s possible to access/work with related entity fields that are shown using “Form Component”. According to the documentation of “Form Component”, it’s possible but I was not able to locate any examples of it so if you’re curious how … Continue Reading Andrew Butenko’s Article on their...

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Print and Save button on the Report – Dynamics 365
Sep20

Print and Save button on the Report – Dynamics 365

Hi Everyone, Today I was working with some user and somehow he was not able to Save and Print buttons on the report and the same were visible for me. Very obviously, it would be a security role which is hiding the buttons as I am able to see the same with Admin Role. After some checking, I came to know that we have to give Print and Export to Excel privileges under the Business… Continue Reading Gopinath’s Article on their...

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New 5 Minute Friday Video Series
Sep20

New 5 Minute Friday Video Series

So Starting last week, I have begun a series of 5 minute videos on tech subjects. I have deliberately made the decision to keep them to around 5 minutes (not that easy!) so they can remain snappy, but at the same time, not put a massive load on my already busy schedule. Theyre basically going to be quick how to videos, on subjects that I have had issues with, or learned. First one is up!… Continue Reading Rob Peledie’s...

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Advanced Lookup – Are we getting our old simplified look and feel for Lookups? – Dynamics 365
Sep19

Advanced Lookup – Are we getting our old simplified look and feel for Lookups? – Dynamics 365

Hi Everyone, Today we have enabled 2021 Release Wave 2 on our instance and were checking new features. To check the things, I tried to create a contact and have observed an option as Advanced Lookup. Clicking on the button, opens the Advanced Lookup Grid. I am super excited after seeing it as I assume we went back to my old days where Lookup was easy to search and view. We can… Continue Reading Gopinath’s Article on their...

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Column Options – Dynamics 365 Homepage grid
Sep19

Column Options – Dynamics 365 Homepage grid

Hi Everyone, Today we have enabled 2021 Release Wave 2 on our instance and on just opening the one of the Model Driven Apps, have observed a small icon as Column Options just beside Advanced Filtering. This new option Column Options comes with the below features. Add new columns, from current or related tables.Remove columns.Change the order of columns in the grid. On clicking… Continue Reading Gopinath’s Article on their...

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Power Apps, Accessibility, and WCAG
Sep18

Power Apps, Accessibility, and WCAG

Introduction – What lies ahead I have been talking about Accessibility for a while now, and often link this to DELIVERY rather than BUILD. In this post, “Power Apps, Accessibility, and WCAG”, I’m going to bring all this together. I’m also going to tie it in to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) around colour […] The post Power Apps, Accessibility, and WCAG appeared first on Hart…...

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Angelique Grootenboer on The Oops Factor
Sep17

Angelique Grootenboer on The Oops Factor

Learning from Angelique about her love of LEGO, how she started off getting into making models, and touching on the importance of ice-cream in her life! Also covering her journey into the Microsoft Power Platform space, & what advice she’d give people who are thinking of taking up the technology. If you’d like to come appear on the show, please sign up at http://bit.ly/2NqP5PV – I’d… Continue Reading...

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MB210: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales – Playbooks
Sep16

MB210: Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales – Playbooks

I am currently preparing for my renewal of the MB 210 exam. I noticed that Playbooks have been included in the skills measured and I haven’t previously created a revision guide for them. Hence this post! Below you can see an extract from the current skills measured statement for the MB 210 exam. We can see that playbooks are mentioned in the configure processes section. What are Playbooks?<br… Continue Reading Neil...

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Dynamics 365 Sales Adaptive Card🚀
Sep16

Dynamics 365 Sales Adaptive Card🚀

Doesn’t matter how many times you tell a salesperson that input of data is important. They will always ask you what’s the output that I can look forward to. A few years back I remember gamification being important, but you normally need high volume of sales + many sales reps for it to be any fun. So in the constant pursuit of having some fun with sales I managed to find a new way of spreading… Continue Reading Thomas...

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Filtering Using The Microsoft Clarity User ID
Sep16

Filtering Using The Microsoft Clarity User ID

If you are using Microsoft Clarity and have not yet set up the Google Analytics integration, it’s worth checking out. And even more so now because you can filter your recordings using a Clarity User ID. Each visitor that comes to your site has an ID assigned, meaning you can gather all of the recordings and data for one specific anonymous person. Or, when testing your site for new features or… Continue Reading Megan V....

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Co-presence in Power Automate | Multiple users working on a Flow
Sep15

Co-presence in Power Automate | Multiple users working on a Flow

Here’s how co-presence will work in a Cloud Flow in Power Automate. Very helpful feature! Continue Reading priyeshwagh777’s Article on their blog Co-presence in Power Automate | Multiple users working on a Flow Here’s a cool feature that is just announced! Now see who’s also Editing the Flow in parallel with you. Blog Syndicated with priyeshwagh777’s...

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Programmatically know the Time control Status using the GetState method
Sep15

Programmatically know the Time control Status using the GetState method

Introduction Often we use Dynamic 365 Time Control when we want to keep track of time based on a certain date. E.g. Whether a Lead has been qualified before the estimated close date etc. In this blog, we will see how we can programmatically get the status of the Time Control using form scripting. To know more about Time control and how to configure it, please follow this link. In this example, I have configured the Time Control for...

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Create Teams Meeting invite from Power Automate
Sep14

Create Teams Meeting invite from Power Automate

Let’s see how we can use Microsoft Teams connector in Power Automate to create a Teams Invite. Project Operations example Continue Reading priyeshwagh777’s Article on their blog Create Teams Meeting invite from Power Automate Here’s an example of several use cases which can let you create a Teams meeting from within Power Automate based on your business use case. In my example, I’m using Power Automate to...

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Deliver personalized digital customer engagement with Dynamics 365
Sep14

Deliver personalized digital customer engagement with Dynamics 365

Consumers and businesses are increasingly turning to digital platforms for relevant product and service information, making it critical for companies to effectively meet and exceed customer expectations through digital services and technology. Microsoft…(read more) Continue Reading Francois van Splunder’s Article on their blog Deliver personalized digital customer engagement with Dynamics 365 Consumers and businesses are...

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Multiselect Lookup control PCF now available in Dynamics 365 CRM
Sep14

Multiselect Lookup control PCF now available in Dynamics 365 CRM

Introduction: With the release of Power Apps Component Framework, the focus has now drastically shifted to designing a UI that is intuitive to use and especially ones that require minimal clicks to get going. N:N relationships has long been a touchy topic here where if you would like to associate more than one records with another record, the solution was designing a native N:N relationship between the 2 tables which created an...

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Saving Filters As Segments In Microsoft Clarity
Sep14

Saving Filters As Segments In Microsoft Clarity

One of the things I am really passionate about is Marketing and Analytics, especially analytics from websites (mine in particular obviously ). It’s useful to understand where visitors are coming from and when, then what they are reading, and which content is truly resonating with people. I’ve done a series about Microsoft Clarity including blogs and videos, and now we’ve got some relatively… Continue Reading...

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Episode 57 – In-App Notifications & Power Apps Ideas
Sep14

Episode 57 – In-App Notifications & Power Apps Ideas

Model Driven Apps – In App Notifications Enabling With Power Automate – Enable Model-Driven In-App Notifications with Power Automate – It Must Be Code!Sending With Power Automate – Send Model-Driven In-App Notifications with Power Automate – It Must Be Code!Blogs by David Rivard – David on TwitterIn-App or Push Notifications – In-app or Push notification – Model-driven App – 2021…...

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Automatically Create SharePoint Folder Structure Based on Specific Table in Dataverse Using Cloud Flow (Part 3 of 6)
Sep13

Automatically Create SharePoint Folder Structure Based on Specific Table in Dataverse Using Cloud Flow (Part 3 of 6)

This is the third post in a series of Automating SharePoint Integration with Dataverse using Power Automate. You can check out the other posts via these links (Part 1, Part 2, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6) In my first post, I have explained how to automatically create the SharePoint Document Location using the cloud flow when a new row is added to the Dataverse/Dynamics 365 table. But if you want to… Continue Reading...

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Use of Custom API in Power Automate Flow
Sep13

Use of Custom API in Power Automate Flow

Introduction As seen in our previous blog, we can create a custom API that can be triggered in Dynamics 365 CRM Workflows. But since Microsoft is moving away from Dynamics 365 CRM Workflows to Power Automate Flows, we should too. So, in this blog, we will see how to use the same Custom API in a Power Automate Flow. After creating a custom API, follow the steps given below: Navigate to your environment from powerapps.com and to your...

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Introducing Dataverse Format Changer in XrmToolBox
Sep13

Introducing Dataverse Format Changer in XrmToolBox

A very recent blog post and update came out from Microsoft which revealed you can now do something I know some people have wanted to do for the longest time – change the format of a field. Historically if you make a field a “Phone Number” or an “Email” then you’ve always been stuck with it in that same format which I’ve seen cause problems for people when they realise they were wrong....

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Spkl setup for multiple assemblies
Sep12

Spkl setup for multiple assemblies

In several of my previous posts (Add Sparkle XRM to a Webresources project or Deploying Web resources or Plugins with Azure DevOps Pipeline), I mentioned Sparkle XRM for webresource deployment. I am currently in a project where we have several plugin assemblies (as I described here), one per entity. I struggled to set up spkl to be able to deploy all of those at once. After figuring out how it… Continue Reading Benedikt’s...

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Hiding the SharePoint page title with Power Automate
Sep11

Hiding the SharePoint page title with Power Automate

For any SharePoint modern page that you create manually, there always be a page title that you cannot remove using the SharePoint UI at the moment. There are known options to remove the page title using PnP PowerShell and Microsoft 365 CLI. What if you cannot use PowerShell or Microsoft 365 CLI to achieve this, what extra option could be used? The logic behind those options is… Continue Reading Michel Mendes’s Article on...

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Omnichannel for Customer Service – Use Machine Learning to Route Cases
Sep11

Omnichannel for Customer Service – Use Machine Learning to Route Cases

Microsoft’s Omnichannel for Customer Service can make use of the Unified Routing option to intelligently route items to agents. In this post I will show how I configured the ability to route cases to agents using machine learning. Commonly organising will want to ensure they offer the best possible customer service in an efficient and timely manner. This often involves ensuring any cases are… Continue Reading Neil...

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Pretty user interfaces shouldn’t be a premium feature
Sep10

Pretty user interfaces shouldn’t be a premium feature

One of the longest-standing mottos of the Power Platform has been ‘no cliffs’. This somewhat odd phrase has definitely stood the test of time due to its simplicity and its powerful message. That is – you shouldn’t ever find yourself developing solutions using the Power Platforms ‘low-code’ features and suddenly finding that you hit an un-passable ‘cliff’. Instead, there are multiple...

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Switching from Microsoft Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365 Business Central
Sep10

Switching from Microsoft Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365 Business Central

Source: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics-gp/terms/lifecycle This year Microsoft announced a date for the end of mainstream support for Dynamics 365 GP 2018 accounting software.  This spurred some blogs and customers to think that they must switch from Dynamics GP to another product by January 10, 2023 when mainstream support ends. It turns out that this announcement does not cover the… Continue Reading...

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Using Microsoft Bookings & Planner For Pre-Appointment Tasks
Sep10

Using Microsoft Bookings & Planner For Pre-Appointment Tasks

It always surprised me exactly what content resonates with people the most. I write about lots of different topics, things that interest me and what I think might be helpful. One of the categories of post I started last year was about Microsoft Bookings. It’s a tool providing organisations with a way to book and manage appointments. If you want to know more, you can check out my What Is… Continue Reading Megan V....

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May Alhajri on The Oops Factor
Sep10

May Alhajri on The Oops Factor

Chatting with May about the REAL life of an Agent, how robots have featured along the way, and delving into her personal journey that ended up with working in technology! If you’d like to come appear on the show, please sign up at http://bit.ly/2NqP5PV – I’d love to have you on it! Click here to take a look at the other videos that are available to watch. The post May Alhajri on… Continue Reading...

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Enable in-app notifications easily
Sep09

Enable in-app notifications easily

Introduction In-app notifications created a lot of hype on release day, but I still see that people struggle to set them up even with the step-by-step guide provided by Microsoft in the docs. Since I hate repetitive tasks I created a simple Javascript snippet for one of my demos that will do everything for you with a simple copy & paste action in the dev tools console of your… Continue Reading Dynamics Ninja’s Article...

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Accessibility at the door
Sep09

Accessibility at the door

Two things happened recently that really made me realise that we need to ensure that there is Accessibility at the door. What do I mean by that, and how do we rectify it? I’m glad you asked! A licence to nothing The first incident was when installing Printer Drivers on my PC. Printers are the […] The post Accessibility at the door appeared first on Hart of the Midlands. Continue Reading Mike’s Article on their blog...

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So, You Wanna Be A Consultant
Sep09

So, You Wanna Be A Consultant

Here is just a few of the happy folks at the September 2021 Washington, DC Power Platform Chapter Meeting! This week we hosted the 2021 September Chapter Meeting for the Washington, DC Power Platform User Group with a brand new presentation – So, You Wanna Be A Consultant? We had an all-star panel talking about what it means to be in “consulting” and how to get there. This started with a… Continue Reading Kylie...

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Join action in Data Operations in Power Automate
Sep09

Join action in Data Operations in Power Automate

Here’s a quick summary on how you can use Join operation in Power Automate! Continue Reading priyeshwagh777’s Article on their blog Join action in Data Operations in Power Automate Here’s a quick summary on how you can use Join operation in Power Automate! Blog Syndicated with priyeshwagh777’s...

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Using Custom CSS in D365 Marketing Emails
Sep08

Using Custom CSS in D365 Marketing Emails

The styling of an organisations website and any communication sent out to customers is important. It should be kept consistent to help with building brand identity and make sure information isn’t missed by clients or potential customers. The majority of companies will have brand guidelines making it clear what colours and fonts should be used both internally and externally. How can this be… Continue Reading Megan V....

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Dynamics 365 App for Outlook button
Sep08

Dynamics 365 App for Outlook button

Tiny blog for a tiny button This is only relevant if you have users that work in Outlook Web. Every now and then I do encounter a few Apple users that prefer the Outlook Web, even though it works well with Outlook for Mac. Outlook client If you use the Outlook client you know the button from the ribbon. Click the button do load the client. Outlook Web. OOTB the Dynamics… Continue Reading Thomas Sandsør’s Article on their...

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My Favorite Microsoft Power Apps Bloggers and their Blogs
Sep07

My Favorite Microsoft Power Apps Bloggers and their Blogs

  Microsoft Power Apps is one of my favorite subjects, and I enjoy reading blog posts from members of this thriving technical community.  Here are some of my favorite bloggers and their blogs: The Official Microsoft Power Apps Blog  I have to start with the official Microsoft Power Apps blog.  It has many contributors, largely Microsoft program manager, including frequent posters Denise...

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2021 Release Wave 2 | Part 4: D365 Sales
Sep07

2021 Release Wave 2 | Part 4: D365 Sales

It’s September and that means that we have the ability to install the early release features of 2021 Release Wave 2 in a sandbox environment for testing! For the folks who are not familiar with Microsoft’s release cadence, Microsoft Power Platform and Customer Engagement apps (Dynamics 365 Sales, Dynamics 365 Customer Service, Dynamics 365 Field Service, Dynamics 365 Marketing, Dynamics… Continue Reading Dian Taylor’s...

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Trigger OnCreate Cloud Flow for Existing Rows (Part 2 of 6)
Sep07

Trigger OnCreate Cloud Flow for Existing Rows (Part 2 of 6)

This is the second post in a series of Automating SharePoint Integration with Dataverse using Power Automate. You can check out the other posts via these links (Part 1, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6) In my previous post, I have explained how to automatically create the SharePoint Document Location using the cloud flow when a new row is added to the Dataverse/Dynamics 365 table. But if you… Continue Reading...

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Implementing triggers for Power Automate flows that are not supported by the Dataverse connector
Sep06

Implementing triggers for Power Automate flows that are not supported by the Dataverse connector

The Dataverse connector allows us to trigger Power Automate Cloud flows based on events that occur on Dataverse. These events include the creation, deletion and modification of a record or the execution of an action or from a step in a business process flow. Generally speaking, these triggers serve a large variety of requirements and give the flexibility to implement efficient triggers…. Continue Reading Mehdi El Amri’s...

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Enhanced user experience with new Modern Control on Subject Entity
Sep06

Enhanced user experience with new Modern Control on Subject Entity

Introduction As we already know the Subject table is used to create a hierarchy of topics to organize and maintain information and categorize service Cases, Knowledge Base Articles, and Products in Dynamics 365 CRM. In recent 2021 Wave 2 release, new user experience on Subject table has been introduced i.e. a new subject control – Selection TreeView Control – has been added which makes it easier for users to view and...

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Connected Field Service with Azure IoT Hub – The Setup
Sep06

Connected Field Service with Azure IoT Hub – The Setup

This post is part of a series on Dynamics 365 Field Service and IoT In today’s post, we are going to set up “Connected Field Service” with Azure IoT Hub. A quick recap from the last two posts:  We started this series by having a look at the raison d’etre of using IoT with Dynamics 365 Field ServiceNext, we took a satellite view of various approaches with respective technology… Continue Reading Ali Khan’s Article on...

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Creating Planner Plans using Power Automate
Sep04

Creating Planner Plans using Power Automate

Currently, the Microsoft Planner connector for Power Automate/Power Apps does not have a ‘Create Plan’ action. There are options to manage tasks and buckets, but when it comes to plans, there are only actions to list content. Alternatives to create a plan We can use the graph API to create Planner plans. Previously, to use the Graph API in Power Automate, we would need to either use one… Continue Reading Michel...

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Hit 50K Users? Get ready for the knock-offs.
Sep03

Hit 50K Users? Get ready for the knock-offs.

Shortly after we launched RapidStartCRM back in 2015, a couple of competitors followed us into the emerging space we identified. They are gone now, but new ones occasionally pop up. I hear “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”. First Mover Advantage As the very first simple-to-use CRM solution built on Microsoft’s Business Applications platform, we did have an early advantage. We… Continue Reading Steve...

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Deploying and Deleting Unmanaged Solutions – Safer Deployments 002
Sep03

Deploying and Deleting Unmanaged Solutions – Safer Deployments 002

In this, video I’ll explain what creating or importing an unmanaged solution does in the Microsoft Power Platform and Dynamics 365. I’ll also describe the default solution and how creating an unmanaged solution affects it. And, I’ll demonstrate what happens when we export, import and delete an unmanaged solution. Continue Reading Paddy Byrne’s Article on their blog Deploying and Deleting Unmanaged Solutions...

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Mark Oburoh on The Oops Factor
Sep03

Mark Oburoh on The Oops Factor

Chatting to Mark Oburoh about furniture, DIY & IKEA – an interesting trifecta! Also looking at cyber-security, keeping up to date/informed, and what might happen when things go wrong… If you’d like to come appear on the show, please sign up at http://bit.ly/2NqP5PV – I’d love to have you on it! Click here to take a look at the other videos that are available to watch. The post

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Get Client Type in AL
Sep02

Get Client Type in AL

If you want to know, if a user accessing BC from a device, desktop, or API, you can use the Client Type. Let’s say for an example, you want to limit user modifying from from tablet or phone, you can use CurrentClientType method. field(12; “Item No.”; Code[50]) { Caption = ‘Item No.’; DataClassification = CustomerContent; trigger OnValidate() begin if… Continue Reading thatnavguy’s Article...

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Solutions for Education
Sep01

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Solutions for Education

Student Portal For over three years, Microsoft has released solution accelerators based on Dynamics 365 for industries including healthcare, automotive, manufacturing, finance, nonprofits and education.  Each year we are seeing new solutions and updates to solutions based on Dynamics 365, Power Apps and the Common Data Model. In August 2021 Microsoft released the Higher Education component in… Continue Reading...

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Power Platform Tools | Developer Toolkit for Visual Studio 2019
Sep01

Power Platform Tools | Developer Toolkit for Visual Studio 2019

Originally posted on Rajeev Pentyala – Microsoft Power Platform: Power Platform Tools for Visual Studio supports the rapid creation, debugging, and deployment of plug-ins. You may note that Power Platform Tools for Visual Studio is similar in appearance and function to the Developer Toolkit for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013. While Power Platform Tools for Visual… Continue Reading Nishant Rana’s Article on their blog...

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