Tag Archives: Virtual Entities

How do we pass configuration settings to the virtual entity plugins?

When configuring a data source in the plugin registration tool, there is this note which implies that we should be able to supply configuration settings to the data provider plug-ins: There are a few more details in the docs: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerapps/maker/data-platform/create-edit-virtual-entities Which is encouraging, but it’s still not clear how do we read those configuration settings… 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 »