Category Archives: Power Platform

What is Microsoft Dataverse?

I have been working on the Power Platform course lately, and a lot of “going back to basics” has been happening along the way. One of the topics which seem to be surprisingly difficult to cover is explaining what Microsoft Dataverse is. Here is how Power Platform docs describe Dataverse: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/data-platform/data-platform-intro “Dataverse lets you securely… Read More »

Power Platform training course

About a month ago, I was thinking to myself how this blog always used to be about my own experiences with Power Platform. Day after day, month after month, year after year… It used to be Dynamics, now it’s Power Platform. It used to be XRM, then CDS, then Microsoft Dataverse. It used to be… Read More »

Record ownership across business units (aka “matrix data access structure”) – it’s here now

I’ve been diligently checking for this setting in my admin portal a few times per week lately, and, finally, it has arrived: Before you proceed, you might want to read my earlier intro post for this feature: https://www.itaintboring.com/dynamics-crm/matrix-business-units-the-cool-new-way-of-setting-up-user-security-in-microsoft-dataverse/ In this post, I’m just going to show how this works. First of all, don’t be surprised… Read More »

How to: add a ribbon button that calls a Power Automate flow (and downloads generated document as a result)

If you ever wanted to add a ribbon button that would be calling a flow (one usage scenario for this is to start sing Power BI Paginated Reports and/or Power Automat Word Templates to generate documents/reports), there is a sample script below which you could use to achieve just that. Here is how the user… Read More »

Increased request limits and allocations: 25K –> 40K, and 100K -> 500K

Well, good things just keep coming in. API limits have been increased quite a bit, and, it seems, it just happened yesterday: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/api-request-limits-allocations It’s, now, 40000 calls per Power App / D365 user: And, for the non-interactive/application users, it’s 500000 per day pooled: When did this happen? Looking at the git sources, it seems this… Read More »