Today’s tip is indirectly from Alex Shlega. Alex is very thorough in his writing so I was a bit surprised that his answer to running a synchronous flow from a webhook was a ‘no’. The reason cited was that CDS “execution pipeline” won’t wait for the Flow completion. Well, it will indeed not, but only […]
Checkers are everywhere. It used to be a game immortalized for me by Segura and Wormold in Our Man in Havana. Nowadays it’s ubiquitous software that just keeps poking their nose into the intricate world of citizenmanship. We have Power Apps checker, Flow checker, Solution checker, Portal checker, Power BI checker (phew, got carried away […]
Remember our entity creation guide? Surprisingly it did withstand the test of time. But I’d like to make a small addition. When you done creating the fields, do yourself a favor and rename the main and quick create forms. Don’t care what the new name is as long as it’s NOT Information. Why? Because when […]
You create a Power Apps trial at www.powerapps.com, but if you try to create an environment with a CDS database you get an error that adding a database requires at least 1 GB of free space. The reason you are getting this error is because when you create the environment, you choose what type of […]
So you want to build a model-driven app or use CDS or some other premium feature. Your boss tells you that you have Power Apps and Flow access. However, you need to know if it is just the version that comes with Office 365 or “full” Power Apps or Power Automate. How can you tell […]
Today’s tip comes from Eric Regnier. You can send your tips to email@example.com. One of the small but awesome new features in 2020 Wave 1 are the modal dialogs. In many implementations, common feedback we hear from customers is around UX with too many clicks or navigation between screens. With this new feature, it enhances […]
&tl;dr For a custom validator to work on a user profile page, the validator must have validationGroup set to “Profile“.
How can I get a list of entities that are not restricted in CDS for people who do not have Dynamics licenses? some guy on Twitter There is no up to date published list that I am aware of, but here is an easy way to identify the CDS entities that are not restricted:
Today’s tip is from Linn Zaw Win. Got a tip? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org (and include either your Twitter handle or LinkedIn profile link for the eternal appreciation link).
The “Customer” field on cases is a bad idea, and you can’t change it to not-required. I just want to add a lookup to accounts and automatically populate the customer field. Anonymous reader “Meve Stordue” You can’t make the customer field non-required, but it is possible to replace it with an account lookup and automatically […]