Tip #944: Flow just got more expressive

Emotions and expressions

Just as we learned that Flow users now have a graduation path to the Logic Apps, the team has released another awesome feature blurring the gap between the two. Flow now has Expression tab that allows some data manipulation as part of an Action. Simplest scenarios include date and string manipulations; thrill seakers can self-inflict […]

Tip #943: Upgrading development environment to Dynamics 365 On-premises

Dont panic and carry a towel poster

Today’s contribution is “an old school on-prem tip” from Brian Illand. Despite the marketing hype around Dynamics 365 being a whole new product, remember that it is a ‘minor’ upgrade from Dynamics 2016 to Dynamics 365 On-Premise. Dynamics 2016 is v8.0/8.1 and Dynamics 365 is Version 8.2. So, ‘theoretically’, there is a lower than usual […]

Tip #938: Talent is now generally available

Dance talent

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Talent is now generally available (GA). Visit https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/talent and sign-up for a free 60-day test drive of Dynamics 365 for Talent. Dynamics 365 for Talent is quite important from technical perspective – I believe that it’s the first fully-fledged app built entirely on CDS platform. The first drop may not deliver […]

Tip #937: Flush that portal cache

Royal flush

When I’ve got the tip email from Kevin Ingrey, my first reaction was “Groan… Not the portal cache again!” Didn’t we beat the cache refresh for the portal to a pulp in Tip 740 and Tip 784? Looks like we did but obviously not to death. Latest news in the portal science: append /_service/about to […]