Category Archives: Power Platform

Using application monitor to troubleshoot Model-Driven apps

You may have heard that we can now use Monitor with model-driven applications. It can provide some very useful context about the client-side behavior of your apps, but there is one option which may be particularly useful when troubleshooting end-user issues. It seems this process is supposed to be done through the “Invite” button below:… Read More »

We can now do column comparison with Fetch/Web API!

Wow, we’ve been asking about it for a (long) while: https://powerapps.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-column-comparison-through-fetchxml-sdk-and-odata/ Do you want to do column comparison with Fetch? You can do it now – it’s only supported for a few conditions so far: Equal NotEqual GreaterThan GreaterEqual LessThan LessEqual   And it’s not, yet, supported in the UI query building tools (Advanced Find).… Read More »

PowerAutomate Flow does not require change tracking to be enabled for a CDS entity

There was a quick discussion on linkedin yesterday where the post by Jerry Weinstock stating that change tracking must be enabled for the Flows to work was mentioned: https://www.crminnovation.com/blog/microsoft-flow-crm-change-tracking-option/ Given that I did not do anything with the Flows 3-4 years ago, and I never had to worry about change tracking recently, I was a… Read More »

Spooky scary licensing caught up with me again

Not without some help, but, it seems, I’ve just uncovered a skeleton in my closet. Which turned out to be this old blog post I wrote back in September 2019: Now, I stand corrected TWICE in just one day (just for the reference: https://crmtipoftheday.com/1372/synchronous-power-automate-flow-on-create-update-of-a-record/). That’s a little unusual feeling, but, well, the truth has to… Read More »