Trying to achieve a true ALM process using Power Automate or canvas Power Apps has always been a struggle in the past. Fortunately, we are starting to see some new capability land, such as Connection References, which is helping to remedy some past frustrations.
Microsoft Ignite 2020 took place earlier this week, and there were oodles of new capabilities announced to make any Microsoft 365, Azure or Power Platform enthusiast happy. With this in mind, let's take a look at my top five announcements from the event.
As we close out my blog series on exam MB-400, I thought it might be useful to compile all previous posts together into a single location. So if you've been following along or are joining for the first time, I hope this post is useful.
So far in the MB-400 exam series, we've seen the variety of connectors available for Power Apps and Power Automate flows. For situations where you're working with a bespoke API, developers can use custom connectors to provide the same type of functionality and to extend the Power Platform further.
It's all change ahead once more when it comes to Microsoft Business Application certification! New exams are landing soon, and some of the currently available ones will be retired at the end of 2020. In this post, I'll dive in and evaluate some of the detail behind all this.
It's relatively rare that you will find differences between what's available in Power Automate flows and Logic Apps. The Common Data Service is perhaps the exception to this rule, as its missing some options to allow you to define which attribute data to return from your instance...
Complex integration pieces that involve on-premise systems can be difficult to scope out and implement. One of the benefits of working with the Microsoft cloud is that there are multiple tools available to help us in this regard. Figuring out the correct one to use, though, can be a challenge…
Traditionally, Dynamics CRM developers would find themselves constrained by the capabilities within traditional workflows. With some of the exciting innovations that Power Automate brings to the fore, it becomes possible to do some pretty amazing things, which is why they are a central topic for exam MB-400…
The world of Microsoft Project is changing. With the release of the new Project for the web app, the future trajectory of the product becomes apparent, as it starts to integrate alongside the Power Platform. The big question is though – is it ready to start using?
Sink Limitations with the Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement/Common Data Service Connector for Azure Data Factory
The Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement/Common Data Service connector for Azure Data Factory can, in most cases, fit into your data integration needs. However, it is worth highlighting the two field types which are, specifically, not supported; namely, the Customer and Owner field types.