If you build PCF components then you must be aware that to create a standard control we render it on the container, which is provided in the PowerApps Component Framework.
Microsoft has introduced a new type of control named Virtual Control. As the name suggests, this control creates and renders on the Virtual DOM.
Virtual Components is where we can use the Virtual DOM and reuse the libraries i.e. Fluent UI and React from the PowerApps host. The primary advantage of the virtual component is its drastic performance improvements.
How they are different from Standard Control?
There are many differences between standard and virtual control. In Manifest xml file type, in the control tag, the control-type attribute is changed from standard to virtual i.e. control-type=”virtual”.
<control namespace="Custom" constructor="VirtualField" version="0.0.1" display-name-key="Virtual" description-key="Virtual description" control-type="virtual">
In the resource tag, you will find…
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