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During MBAS, Microsoft announced CDS T-SQL, a way for us to use SQL to query the data. This feature is in preview and you can read more on Microsoft Docs. Another nice thing on Microsoft Docs is the guide to implement ALM with Power Platform.
Some new changes to the newsletter, one story will be highlighted as a “Cover Story”. Also, I have added a new category called “Tweet of the week” – some tweets are not articles but tips which are really useful.
– Danish N.
🥇 Cover Story
Microsoft have added a (preview) way of querying your CDS data using T-SQL, which anyone familiar with SQL Server will already know.
👍 Power Platform Updates
Capture signature in PowerApps Portal – Dancing with CRM — www.dancingwithcrm.com
Learn how you can capture and view signature in Power Apps Portal
For a nicer UX, I will show you how to display the actions as icons within the list row.
Power Platform DevOps: Part 5 – Deconstructing the Framework — dylanhaskins.com
Deep dive into the details of the PowerApps and Power Platform DevOps tools and scripts that we use to provide our Application Lifecycle management.
💎 Common Data Service
Apps created prior to November 2019 would still be using the old CDS connector. To switch to the new connector, the steps are in the blog.
This post is a part of a series of posts for Customer Service. I need to automatically add a signature. Am I really the only one having these problems…?
In Unified Interface, we can now show such application-level notification using addGlobalNotification client API
🏋️♂️ Power Apps & Power Automate
Best Practice and tutorial how to create multi-language Canvas Apps as a type of Power Apps including administration through a Model-Driven App
Keyboard shortcuts for canvas apps – Power Apps | Microsoft Docs — docs.microsoft.com
Keyboard shortcuts for canvas apps
Control access to these platforms by ensuring only authorized users have access to critical systems.
🚀 Power Apps Component Framework (PCF)
This post demonstrates how the paging API works in Model and Canvas and highlights the differences.
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Consuming Microsoft Graph API from PCF Control – Implementing Tae of <T> — taerimhan.com
There are often situations where data from other Microsoft 365 services are required from within your model-driven Power Apps.
A PCF component is isolated in a sandbox. That’s it. I totally understand that the components has to be in “isolation”, but what if they need to “tell” more?
🔨 Tools & Components
In this episode, Jonas puts the call out for help with using frameworks on projects, so we call in Scott Durow
🐤 Tweet of the week
🤩 Thanks for reading
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