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Last week as mentioned in earlier issue, community hosted #PowerApps call was conducted and in case you missed it, find the recording here. While we are talking about Power Apps, Microsoft has released a troubleshooting guide for Ribbons on Model-driven Apps, so take a look at it.

Recently, articles around monitoring Power Platform were posted on Microsoft blog which are listed below:

Thinking of giving developers exam? Look at revision notes for MB-400 exam by Joe Griffin.

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Visual Studio & DevOps

Git Submodules in Visual Studio ⋆ The Dynamics 365 Trenchesjonasr.app

Using Git Submodules in Visual Studio is not always straight forward, but once you get the hang of it can be a powerful way to simplify development.

A guide to remote development with Live Share | Visual Studio Blogdevblogs.microsoft.com

Visual Studio Live Share was built on the bold principle of making remote developer collaboration as powerful and natural as in-person collaboration.

Common Data Service

How to Retrieve Entity Icons using JavaScript | CRM Tips and Trickswww.inogic.com

In this blog, we will see how to retrieve Entity icon using the JavaScript.

CDS WebApi Samples · Microsoftgithub.com

Sample code for Power Apps, including Common Data Service, model-driven apps, canvas apps, and Power Apps Component Framework. – Microsoft/PowerApps-Samples

PowerApps & Power Automate

Debug Ribbon button customization using Command Checker
Debug Ribbon button customization using Command Checkerd365demystified.com

Struggling with ribbon customization? Check this out.

Using Parse JSON to read individual List Records in Power Automate
Using Parse JSON to read individual List Records in Power Automated365demystified.com
Having trouble seeing Output in List Records in CDS Connector in Flow? Check what I did.

PowerApps Component Framework (PCF)

Code components for canvas apps – Power Apps | Microsoft Docsdocs.microsoft.com
Create code components for canvas apps

PCF Control: Quick Edit Form
PCF Control: Quick Edit Formstuffandtacos.azurewebsites.net

A PCF control that allows you to reuse a Quick View Form for display and let the user edit related record directly within the parent one.

Tools & Components

Custom Alerts | PCF Gallerypcf.gallery
A control that shows the custom alerts for success, alert, confirmation, and multistep alert for inputs.

New XrmToolBox Tool – Power Apps Portal Dependencies!futurezconsulting.com

This tool will allow you to select CDS components and view their dependencies in a single view.


Add chat bots to your Portal or Website using Power Virtual Agent
Open proper form based on record’s data in UCI way


XrmToolCast: Daryl and Jonas Argue Early Bound vs. Late Bound
XrmToolCast: Daryl and Jonas Argue Early Bound vs. Late Boundxrmtoolcast.libsyn.com

In this episode, Markus Erlandsson invites Daryl and Jonas to discuss early bound development vs late bound development.


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