Tip #1459: How to bypass Dataverse plug-ins and flows in Power Automate actions

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When you need to insert, update, or delete a large number of records in Dataverse, synchronous plug-ins can get in the way. Asynchronous plug-ins and Power Automate flows are triggered independently (out of process) but can be overwhelming for the system and can be throttled down. Did you know you can bypass either? Did you […]

Tip #1445: Date picker in Power Pages revisited

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The product has been renamed at least twice since we talked last time about how to restrict the date picker control in now Power Pages. But most importantly that code, according to some reports, no longer works. Fear not, here’s the revised version that works perfectly well in Power Pages (it did 5 minutes ago, […]

Tip #1441: Owner is a user is a team

Team members

WARNING: Niche L400 tip ahead. tl;dr If you’re expect primary column name to be tablename + “id“, add an exception for systemuser and team tables – both will come back as ownerid in custom API. L400 If custom API has an output property of type EntityReference then, for example, for account (or any other “normal”) table, the […]