Using Logic Apps & Azure Functions to Parse Variable Common Data Service Entity Data

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...

Exam MB-400 Revision Notes: Introduction to Power Apps Component Framework (PCF) Controls

Power Apps Component Framework (PCF) controls are a new, shiny, thing that Power Platform / Dynamics 365 developers can work with. They are also a subject area within Microsoft exam MB-400. Therefore, in my next post on my series targeting this exam, let’s see how they work.

Dealing with ‘Cannot convert a value to target type ‘Edm.Decimal’ Error in Power Apps PCF Control

Have you looked at the Power Apps Component Framework yet? If not, you’re missing out on an exciting way to extend Dynamics 365 or model-driven apps in unique ways. Just be sure to pay close attention to your data types, particularly when working with the systems Web API…

Dealing with “Your Azure credentials have not been set up or have expired” Error Message in a Azure Template Visual Studio Project

Keeping things simple is an idea I like to promote at all times, particularly in the world of IT. Adopting this mantra can lead to fewer headaches and, as a recent example involving Azure Template deployments within Visual Studio demonstrates, a much faster resolution to your particular problem.

‘Access to the path…is denied’ Build Definition Error (Visual Studio Team Foundation Server/Team Services)

A vital part of any DevOps automation activity is to facilitate automatic builds of code projects on regular cycles. In larger teams, this becomes particularly desirable for a multitude of reasons: Provides a means of ensuring that builds do not contain any glaring code errors that prevent a successful compile from taking place. Enables builds [...]

Override the Modified On Field Value When Reassigning Resolved Cases (Dynamics 365 for Customer Service)

Typically, when working with Dynamics 365 for Customer Service entities, you expect a certain type of behaviour. A good example of this in practice is entity record activation and the differences between Active and Inactive record types. In simple terms, you are generally restricted in the actions that can be performed against an Inactive record, most [...]