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2023 Release Wave 1Check out the latest updates and new features of Dynamics 365 released from April 2023 through September 2023
The FastTrack program is designed to help you accelerate your Dynamics 365 deployment with confidence.
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We’re continuously developing new capabilities to enable your digital transformation.
Learn more details and highlights on what’s coming on this page on Dynamics 365 blog and on Microsoft docs page
Power Apps portals empowers organizations to extend data and business process to their internal and external users in a secure manner.
It allows organizations to create multilingual, responsive, and branded portals.
What's new and planned for Power Apps portals
Professional developer experiences: Unlock advanced portal customizations using professional developer capabilities and familiar toolsets.
Portals Web API support for Microsoft Dataverse custom actions
Portals support for Power Apps component framework
Portals Web API support for Read operations
Support for CI/CD of portals configuration
Learn more details and highlights on what’s coming on this page on Microsoft docs website.
We’re activating the flow of work in Microsoft Teams with Microsoft Dynamics 365 at no additional cost.
Learn more about this announcement on Microsoft 365 blog.
Lookups are a core component of model-driven apps, as they help bring underlying data relationships in Microsoft Dataverse to life.
Today, we are announcing advanced lookup – a set of usability enhancements to help you explore and find that data easily, so you are more productive with data entry tasks.
What value does it bring to business users?
Advanced Lookups experience | Some of these enhancements include:
How to enable the feature
Full feature description can be found on this page of Power Apps blog.
To learn more about multi-table lookups please see the following document:
Use multi-table lookup columns (Microsoft Dataverse) – Power Apps | Microsoft Docs
We are excited to announce the public preview of Performance Insights, a new feature to help you improve the performance of your Model-driven apps!
What is it?
To learn more on usage, check out this page on Power Apps blog.
Learn more about how you can improve performance of your Model-driven apps in our documentation and demo video.
We are happy to announce the public preview of Custom Pages as mentioned in Better together: introducing Custom Pages and the Modern App Designer.
For the first time ever you can customize command bars in model-driven apps without code!
To learn more details on key improvements, check out this page on Power Apps blog.
IMPORTANT NOTICE : UPCOMING APRIL 2022 RETIREMENTS
Start notifying customers, partners and ISV on the upcoming WS-TRUST\OrganizationServiceProxy Authentication Type Shutdown in the spring of 2022
April 2022 deprecations and retired/unsupported features
July 2021 deprecations and retired/unsupported features
App Source: Deprecation of Attachment Management Add-on for Dynamics 365 using Azure Blob storage
Skype integration with customer engagement apps is deprecated
August 2021 deprecations and retired/unsupported features
IE 11 support for Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform is deprecated
FAQ: Internet Explorer 11 deprecation for Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform Products.
September 2021 deprecations and retired/unsupported features
The Analyze section, in mobile offline profiles is deprecated
October 2021 deprecations and retired/unsupported features
Low-density headers in model-driven apps won't be supported with the 2021 release wave 2
Form footers in model-driven app won't be supported with the 2021 release wave 2
Reminder | For the full list on deprecation, check out this article below.
Important changes (deprecations) coming in Power Apps, Power Automate, and model-driven apps in Dynamics 365 page on Microsoft docs.
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General Availability deployment
Dynamics 365 release schedule
Dynamics 365 and Power Platform Release Plans contents to learn more about new features to be released in the release waves.
After a release wave is generally available, all environments will be automatically turned on to receive mandatory updates which will enable the early access features and the general available features of a release.
Tips: Stay Informed with Message Center notifications for Dynamics and PowerApps HERE
For the latest Microsoft Dynamics 365 release notes, visit Released Versions of Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement
The Service Updates for Dynamics 365 online version 9.1 are now available in some regions and coming soon to others.
To determine which version your organization has applied, check your Microsoft Dynamics 365 Online version number.
Click the gear icon in the upper-right corner, then click About.
Latest service Update:
For the latest Service Updates for Dynamics 365 on-premise version 8.2, 9.0 and 9.1 visit Service Updates
New release June 2021: Cumulative updates available for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 9.1!
Cumulative updates available for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 9.0
Cumulative updates available for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 8.2
A portal consists of the following components Portal Solutions and Portal website Host.
Portal Website Host and Portal Solution: Update Information
Get notified about new releases
Test Updates Early
Terminology changes in Power Apps portals
2021 Release Wave 1 Plan & 2021 Release Wave 2 Plan
Latest Portals Version Updates
Pro- developer experiences
Power Apps portals: Edit portal with Power Platform VS Code Extension (public preview)
Power Apps portals: Introducing Power Virtual Agents integration using “Chatbot” component (public preview)
Portals Web API enhancements | Public Preview August 2021
Support for CI/CD of Power Apps portals configuration using Power Apps CLI | Public Preview April 2021
Power Apps Portals | Start using code components with portals | Preview
Support for Microsoft Azure Analysis Services live connections and CustomData function | GA April 2021
Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute provides a way to connect your on-premises network to Microsoft cloud services with private connectivity.
We published new guidance documentation: Overview of using Azure ExpressRoute with Microsoft Power Platform.
To learn more, check this page on Power Apps blog.
Power Apps portals has native support for Power BI reports and dashboard.
With recent portal releases, we are adding support for more Power BI functionalities.
To learn more, check out this page on Power Apps blog
The July 2021 update of Power Automate Desktop has been released!
New features and updates have been added, it includes:
Learn more about the July 2021 Update here on Power Automate blog.
Learn more about Power Automate Desktop in our documentation
I want to implement a Power Apps portal but my implementation team and/or administrators need training.
I am considering a Power Apps portal but need a Proof of Concept to validate that this will work for my organization.
I am going live with a portal but need load testing.
I want to discuss best practices as relates to Power Apps portal or development.
I am technically blocked by x and need to discuss an approach that aligns with best practices.
I have x specific use-case and need to understand if a Power Apps portal would make sense here.
I have other specific needs around removing or understanding a technical blockers or design/implementation considerations
Learn more about our service and guidance on this page of Dynamics 365 Customer Engineer on the Field blog.
Power Apps Portals Tip #119 When Not To Use Power Apps Portals Engineered Code
Power Apps Portals Tip #120 - When To Use Power Apps Portals - Engineered Code
Product Updates | Learn more
Dynamics 365 | Administer Apps in Dynamics 365 | Videos and PowerPoint Presentations
You can check the various topics covered on this page on Microsoft docs.
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