Category Archives: PowerApps

A tricky Flow

I got a tricky Power Automate Flow the other day – it was boldly refusing to meet my expectations in what it was supposed to do. In retrospect, as much as I would want to say that it was all happening since Power Automate was in a bad mood, there seem to be a couple… Read More »

Bulk-loading inactive records to CDS

  When implementing ItAintBoring.Deployment powershell modules, I did not initially add support for the “status” and “status reason” fields. Usually, we don’t need to migrate inactive reference data, but there are always exceptions, and I just hit one the other day. Reality check. There is an updated version of the powershell script now, and there… Read More »

Environment Variables preview

  A number of folks have pointed out that solution environment variables are, now, in preview: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/common-data-service/environmentvariables 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 »