Today’s tip is from Amey “Anything But Code” Holden. You can drop your priceless tip into our tipping jar too, thank you very much! I (Amey, not me – t.j.) often see users struggle with the confusing behaviour of lookups in model-driven apps. Typical sketch from an average week of consulting with model-driven apps looks […]
I really like mini truck stops when two or more MVPs brainstorm a random problem, usually because they are bored 😈. Help me understand scenarios where one would use a guid() expression in flow when creating new rows. Antti Pajunen What Antti left out was (reasonably) common wisdom that explicitly setting identifiers for new records […]
Today’s tipster is Elaiza “What The Flow” Benitez. (And you can be a tipster too, just send your gem to email@example.com!) “Froyo Queen” Azure McFarlane mentioned in a birdie chat that she was having trouble with formatting the month value using the formatDateTime function in Power Automate cloud flows. She was attempting to only retrieve the month value without the […]
Power Platform Tip of The Day presents: Power Automate expressions you didn’t know you needed until you found them. Everyone keeps a stash of useful Power Automate expressions in Notepad++, VS Code, EMacs, vi, or sticky notes if you don’t know what any of the above mean. Good citizens and developers (Amey “ABC” Holden, Antti […]
B2B collaboration is great. For example, you can share a canvas app with guest users or invite users to use with Azure Active Directory B2B collaboration . One of the steps in the process is adding B2B collaboration users in the Azure portal. But when you try adding a license assignment you maybe faced with […]
In Tip 1386 we bemoaned the death of the green bar indicator of the installation status of solutions in Power Apps and Dynamics 365. Chart Guy to the rescue! Ulrik Carlsson has created a Power BI report leveraging the FetchXML in Tip 1386 to create a report with green bars that you can use to […]
In today’s tip, MVP Amey Holden reviews the revamped event management experience in Dynamics 365 management. From the official documentation: Use marketing forms in events: Event planners are able to use forms within the Marketing application to create forms for event registration, which enables event planners to build registration forms using a familiar drag-and-drop interface […]
Dynamics 365 2020 Wave 1 introduces new Power BI powered visualizations for analyzing your field service resource’s utilization. This dashboard does not require you to have a Power BI license. In today’s video tip, MVP’s Shawn Tabor and Scott Lefante show you the new resource utilization analytics dashboard.
Marketing data becomes much more usable in Dynamics 365 2020 Wave 1, with the ability to export the results of your customer journeys to Excel. In today’s video tip, MVP Amey Holden shows how this new feature works.