Monthly Archives: October 2019

Environment Variables preview

  A number of folks have pointed out that solution environment variables are, now, in preview: 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 »

Self-Service Purchase Capabilities for Power Platform

  You may have heard of it already, but there is going to be a new way to purchase Power Platform services soon – Self-Service Purchase Capabilities are arriving in November: There is a corresponding FAQ page that answers some of the questions you may have: One thing to keep in mind, though, is… Read More »

Readonly = impression, FieldSecurity = impression + access restrictions, Plugins = controlled changes

  Why is it not enough to make a field readonly on the form if you want to secure your data from unintended changes? Because there are at least 2 simple ways to unlock such fields: 1. Level up extension from Natraj Yegnaraman Here is how read-only fields look before you apply “God Mode”: Then… Read More »

Lookups behavior in Wave 2 – recent items, wildcard search, magnifying glass button, etc

  I am wondering how many of us have missed this post: “Preview for usability enhancements to lookups in Unified Interface” I certainly did. So, to summarize, here is what’s happening now when you are clicking that magnifying glass button in the lookup field: If “recent list” is enabled for the lookup, you will… Read More »