Tip #1277: Alternative connector to trigger Flow from Dynamics 365

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I’ve always been a fan of webhooks. In fact, I even manage to mention them twice in my rare crystal ball post for developers. Today’s tip is a good reminder from Stefan Strube that webhooks are not only a solid way to launch your code in Azure Function but also can be a good alternative […]

Tip #1177: Use the CDS connector when you go with the flow

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MVP Elaiza Benitez gave me some very helpful advice when it comes to Microsoft Flow: If you want to filter Dynamics 365 records to only records that you create in your flow, you should use the CDS when a record is created (preview) trigger, not the Dynamics 365 trigger. If you use the CDS trigger, you […]

Tip #1007: What is the Common Data Service (CDS) today?

Much digital ink has been spilled about the Common Data Service (CDS) and the vision of what it will be in the future as the glue that connects Dynamics applications and model driven apps. But what is the CDS today? The Common Data Service is a service that provides one or more databases that include […]