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🥇 Cover Story

DirectQuery CDS from Power BI | crm chart guy
DirectQuery CDS from Power BI | crm chart guycrmchartguy.com

Now, at the most recent Microsoft Business Applications Summit, a new method was announced that I was finally able to try out. The method is using the new…

👍 Power Platform Updates

Redirect to Login page always after logout in Dynamics 365 Portal
Redirect to Login page always after logout in Dynamics 365 Portalwww.inogic.com

In this blog, we will see how we can navigate to login page after once we logout from any page in Microsoft Portal.

Dataflows in CDS
Dataflows in CDSwww.agarwalritika.com

In this post, I will walk through the steps required to build a Dataflow in CDS to sync data between an external datasource and CDS.

Omnichannel for Customer Service – Agent Scripts & Macros (and slugs)
Omnichannel for Customer Service – Agent Scripts & Macros (and slugs)neilparkhurst.com

Omnichannel for customer service contains a number of features to help improve agent productivity. In this post I will explore two of these – Agent scripts and Macros.

💎 Common Data Service

Nested expansion using the $expand query option via the Web API by example
Nested expansion using the $expand query option via the Web API by examplecommunity.dynamics.com

A question that I keep getting is, “Can I perform nested queries using $expand query option with the Dynamics 365 Web API?”. The answer is, yes.

Get User’s last logon time in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana's Weblog
Get User’s last logon time in Dynamics 365 – Nishant Rana’s Weblognishantrana.me

Nishant Rana looks into how to get user’s last logon time using FetchXml.

How to pass formContext and XRM to your html webresource - Dancing with CRM
How to pass formContext and XRM to your html webresource – Dancing with CRMwww.dancingwithcrm.com

Learn about supported way to pass formContext and XRM to your html webresource

🏋️‍♂️ PowerApps & Power Automate

Setting a lookup field to blank – Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addict
Setting a lookup field to blank – Hardit Bhatia: The Power Addictthepoweraddict.com

After spending close to 2 hours trying to figure out why code wasn’t setting a lookup field in CDS to blank. Let’s look who the culprit was..

Implementing Exit app, Logout and Confirm Exit features in a Canvas Power App | D365 Demystified
Implementing Exit app, Logout and Confirm Exit features in a Canvas Power App | D365 Demystifiedd365demystified.com
Check how you can put exit, confirm before exit and logout features in your Canvas Power Apps.

🔨 Tools & Components

Using Data Spawner component (SSIS) to generate sample data in Dynamics 365
Using Data Spawner component (SSIS) to generate sample data in Dynamics 365nishantrana.me

Data Spawner component is part of KingswaySoft’s SSIS Productivity Pack.

Undo History
Undo Historyappsource.microsoft.com
Undo changes / mistakes with a single click. Tracks all changes

Simple Notification | PCF Gallery
Simple Notification | PCF Gallerypcf.gallery

A control to display a notification or a helpful message to the user in a section. This should avoid to create static web resource to display information.

🔊 Podcasts

XrmToolCast: Developer Frameworks on Projects with Scott Durow Part 2
XrmToolCast: Developer Frameworks on Projects with Scott Durow Part 2xrmtoolcast.libsyn.com

In this episode, Jonas puts the call out for help with using frameworks on projects, so we call in Scott Durow to discuss. This is part 2 of a 2 part episode.

🎥 Videos

Getting Started with Power DevOps Tools
App that Alerts Power Platform Version Changes using Flow

🐤 Tweets of the week

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