Monthly Archives: July 2023

Canvas App – adding alternating colors to a gallery that’s sourced from a Dataverse table

The technique for adding alternating colors to a Canvas App gallery has been described in various posts, here is one of those: We just need to add a new column to the data source, which is going to store the sequential row number, and, once we have it, we can use it to calculate… Read More »

Microsoft Dataverse is more than a database, and it’s not, necessarily, a good thing

There are all sorts of definitions of what Microsoft Dataverse is. Just go to, and you’ll get a few right away: Microsoft Dataverse is the data backbone that enables people to store their data in a scalable and secure environment dynamically. It enables [us] to look at data as a service spun up on-demand to… Read More »

Dataverse IP Firewall (and how to get yourself unblocked)

You may have seen the announcement – we can now configure Dataverse IP Firewall per managed environment: This is only possible in the managed environments, so all the licensing and other considerations still apply. Also, when specifying the IP address, you actually need to use CIDR format (classless inter-domain routing), which looks like this:… Read More »