Do you want to become an MVP?

I was watching the video Mark Smith just posted, and, as it often happens, got mixed impression. Of course I do agree that there is always this idea that becoming an MVP should bring in some benefits. When thinking of “becoming an MVP”, you are inevitably starting to think of those benefits at some point.… Read More »

A tricky Flow

I got a tricky Power Automate Flow the other day – it was boldly refusing to meet my expectations in what it was supposed to do. In retrospect, as much as I would want to say that it was all happening since Power Automate was in a bad mood, there seem to be a couple… Read More »

Bulk-loading inactive records to CDS

  When implementing ItAintBoring.Deployment powershell modules, I did not initially add support for the “status” and “status reason” fields. Usually, we don’t need to migrate inactive reference data, but there are always exceptions, and I just hit one the other day. Reality check. There is an updated version of the powershell script now, and there… Read More »

Environment Variables preview

  A number of folks have pointed out that solution environment variables are, now, in preview: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/common-data-service/environmentvariables I was looking at it yesterday, and, it seems, I’m having a bit mixed emotions. Environment variables seem to represent a hybrid experience: we can work with them in the model-driven application, but we can also work with… Read More »