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🥇 Cover Story

DirectQuery CDS from Power BI | crm chart guy
DirectQuery CDS from Power BI | crm chart guy — crmchartguy.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 Portal — www.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 CDS — www.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 example — community.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 Weblog — nishantrana.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 CRM — www.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 Addict — thepoweraddict.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 Demystified — d365demystified.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 365 — nishantrana.me

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

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

Simple Notification | PCF Gallery
Simple Notification | PCF Gallery — pcf.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 2 — xrmtoolcast.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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