How to bring external data from SQL Server tables into your Model-driven Power Apps with the new Virtual Connector Provider. This blog posts demonstrates how you can transparently combine the virtual & physical data onto a single screen for the users to work on.
One-to-one relationships and forms within forms
Splitting data into multiple tables for security purposes and still providing a nice UX to work with business records on a single form. You can achieve both goals with Dataverse and Model-driven Power Apps!
Relational data on Model-driven forms, part 2: Form Component Control
How to make fields from a related table editable on a Power Apps Model-driven app form with the new “forms within forms” PCF control. This second part shows how to go beyond Quick View Forms and create a seamless data entry experience.
Relational data on Model-driven forms, part 1: Main Form Dialog
How to improve the user experience of Power Apps forms that reference data from multiple related tables in Microsoft Dataverse. In the first part we’ll explore the use of Quick View Forms together with Main Form Dialogs.
United at last: Dynamics 365 Dual-write goes GA
After nearly two decades of trying to bring Microsoft’s ERP and CRM systems closer together, there is now finally a standard mechanism for moving data in near real-time between Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations apps and Common Data Service. What does having ERP data available in CDS mean for business applications customization and new app experiences?
CDM: New Data Model For The Common Good?
The first new component of the upcoming Dynamics 365 platform that has reached a stage of public preview is the Microsoft Common Data Model (CDM). Available via PowerApps, CDM can be provisioned in your Office 365 tenant with only a few clicks, so there’s little reason for not having a look an early look at […]
Who Is The Customer in Your CRM? (Podcast)
Recently I was invited to make my second appearance on the CRM Rocks podcast series, hosted by Markus Erlandsson. The first episode we did back in fall last year was focused on “what’s new in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013”, which was certainly a timely topic back then. This time we decided to discuss on a […]