A few weeks ago, we took a look at Environment Variables and used a pattern within Power Automate that was less than ideal. In this post, we will revisit this subject to find out what was wrong and how to go about doing things in a better way.
Environment variables, a feature that has recently gone into general availability, provides us with some interesting new capability to tailor the functionality of our canvas Power Apps and Power Automate flows, based on the environment we are targeting. What’s more, they are dead easy to start working with.
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.
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.
There’s a brand-new Power Platform exam on the horizon, explicitly targeting Power Apps. So I thought I’d take a closer look at it, dissecting and discussing the areas to focus on, based on the current exam specification.
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...
Getting canvas Power Apps working alongside the Common Data Service is pretty straightforward these days. However, you might occasionally hit a few mind-boggling issues, such as the one I had recently involving the assignment of Task records…
This week, we resume my series focusing on Microsoft exam MB-440, by taking a deep dive look at Business Process Flows, a powerful tool that allows you to mirror any process within a model-driven Power App.
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?