Long functions in Dataverse plugins: Part 2

I wrote my previous post knowing full well it was going to sound controversial to any pro-dev, that’s if a pro-dev were to read it. Turned out a fellow MVP, Daryl LaBar, did, and he just raised the bar by responding with a well-articulated article of his own: https://dotnetdust.blogspot.com/2021/09/Long-Functions-Are-Always-A-Code-Smell.html Before I continue, I have to… Read More »

Dataverse dilemma: should it be a flow or should it be a plugin?

When it comes to implementing business logic In the Dataverse environments, we have a few valid options: Cloud flows Plugins Classic workflows Yes, classic workflows is not at the top of our minds these days, but, with no Flow alternative to the real-time workflows, I don’t see them going away easily yet. However, for all… Read More »

UpGuard report on PowerApps Portals security – what have I learned?

If you read UpGuard report on PowerApps Portals security which came out a few days ago, you might start panicking, and, I’d say, rightfully so: https://www.upguard.com/breaches/power-apps Danish has already covered the technical side in his blog post, so there is no need to discuss the technicalities here. But, then, on the high level, what did… Read More »

The last day of Internet Explorer

As of Aug 18 2021, Internet Explorer is not supported by Microsoft 365 apps and services, Microsoft Dynamics 365, and Microsoft Power Platform. So, even if, somehow, it’s still there due to the corporate polices, it’s probably the last time I see a web page in the Internet Explorer: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-ca/lifecycle/announcements/internet-explorer-11-support-end-dates From here on, there is… Read More »