Category Archives: Dynamics 365

Securing email details while keeping emails visible to all users

Sometimes, project requirements can take an interesting turn, and we may need to think of unusual solutions. Fortunately, we have powerful options up the sleeve, since, after all, we are not talking about some kind of a csv file here – it’s Microsoft Dataverse! So, when it comes to the activity tables in Power Platform,… Read More »

Powerapps Portals: header and footer caching

When setting up profile page for newly registered users yesterday (which I wrote about here: https://www.itaintboring.com/dynamics-crm/power-apps-portals-redirecting-newly-registered-users-to-a-custom-page/), I ran into something that I did not realize first. And, then, while digging around tonight, it all became crystal clear. Yep, header and footers are cached, so some of the Liquid code we may expect to work in… Read More »

Power Apps Portals: redirecting newly registered users to a custom page

When registering on the portal, users are, normally, redirected to the  profile page by default. It seems, though, this is not, really, configurable, through the portal settings, so is there a workaround? It seems this should be doable, but, first, let’s look at another screenshot here: What this means is that, once a user is… Read More »

Adding CRUD to Virtual Entities

As everybody else has already noticed, CRUD support has been added to the Virtual Entities: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/developer/data-platform/virtual-entities/sample-ve-provider-crud-operations A while ago, I blogged about how we can use canvas apps with virtual entities, and there was a sample plugin there: https://www.itaintboring.com/dynamics-crm/virtual-entities-revisited-setting-up-a-virtual-entity/ So, I figured, I’d just try updating that plugin to support create/update/delete. Since it is, already,… Read More »

Can’t see a model-driven app? Try to activate it

Apparently, model-driven apps may need to be activated now: This is part of the ALM updates released recently: https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/key-alm-updates/ Somehow, there seem to be a bit of inconsistency there. For example, as of writing this blog post, when I created an app through the classic designer, for instance, it’s did not show up in the… Read More »