General Availability of PCF for Canvas App

Wait is over and now its available for all the general public. Yes, Microsoft has recently announced the general availability PCF controls in Canvas App which was pretty much awaited by all the citizen developers. This is going to revolutionize the way canvas apps are designed and accepted by the community and the users. I am pretty much excited to make my hands dirty trying out things with this latest developments from the Power Apps stable. Summary of the features Microsoft has announced along with this is as follows,

  • Simplified code component import experience
  • Default properties panel
  • Visual premium indicator for code components
  • Property-set configuration
  • ALM support
  • Additional framework APIs
  • Advanced Dataset APIs support
  • Lookup data type support
  • Multi-select option set data type

For more information about this announcement please do visit the official site about this announcement. Hope you are also excited to read and start trying out these just like me. Lets try it out.


Real Time Workflows in Dynamics 365

Organization’s business logics will always be part of the CRM implementation strategy and mostly they can be classified as two types, one which will get implemented at real time and another one which gets implemented little late termed as synchronous and asynchronous in nature. In Dynamics 365 for customer engagement, workflows helps us to automate business processes without a user interface especially when we don’t require any user interaction. Recently Microsoft is moving towards the strategy where they are encouraging to use Power Automate in case we have to run some logic in the background as asynchronous workflows. But real-time workflows are still our old workflows. In this blog, we will discuss about the real-time workflows in detail.

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Business Rules in Dynamics 365

Basic logics and common sense is what runs most of our business whatever innovators they claim themselves to be. If there is not basic logic into the applications, the quality of data can go for a toss which will have an impact across all innovations which makes the data as the foundation for further processing and analytics. These logics could be dynamic in nature and most of the times organizations would prefer to have control in that section especially through administrators rather than involving developers to make the changes. IT Service providers used to come up with many accelerators and other tool kits to provide something similar to help organizations regarding that but it went to the next level when Microsoft itself brought in the Business Rules into the Dynamics 365 environment. Today in this blog, we will talk about the business rules and its capabilities. Hope you enjoy this one as well.

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