Having worked primarily with D365 modules, it is quite common to set up approval systems for specific business cases. In this article, we will focus on the Power Platform’s standard ability to set up an approval system. Definition & Business Scenarios Before getting into the technical solutions, I thought it was essential to look at the approval process itself.Let’s start with two quite simple cases where an approval process can be implemented: Business Case: Order Management A basic and frequent scenario would be a case to handle order approvals based on a threshold amount. A salesperson placing an order of...
Custom Connector: Extending your Power Apps using Azure Function and OpenAPI – Part One
As I am a big fan of Azure services and in particular Azure Functions, I recently focused my attention on the possibility to create a custom connector from an Azure service. Indeed, the field of possibilities becomes unlimited once you are able to add an abstraction layer between two services with a custom connector to provide Power Platform makers what they need to take their Power Apps to the next level. Power Platform Custom Connector Before getting to the heart of the matter, and especially if you are new to the term “Custom Connector”, it is essential to understand what...
Write custom telemetry to Application Insights from Dataverse plug-in
What is the difference compared to the standard integration? Why implementing custom telemetry? How to write custom telemetry? Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.PluginTelemetry namespace Add telemetry traces from your plug-ins
Dataverse: Power Automate vs Plug-ins
Capacities Overview Power Automate Performance Profile Characteristic and specific points to keep in mind Plug-ins My Views
Analyzing your Dataverse environment using Application Insights
Why monitoring is important for your environnement? What is included in this telemetry? Application Insight basics What about Dataverse analytics data? Telemetry type Application insight table name Unified Interface page loads pageViews Unified Interface outbound network requests Dependency Dataverse API incoming calls Request Plug-in executions Dependency SDK executions (Retrieve, RetrieveMultiple, FetchXML transformation, and so on) Dependency Exceptions during the execution of plug-in and SDK calls Exceptions Telemetry types and tables name Setting up your environment to export telemetry to Application Insight Analysing OOB analytics data As soon as the export is set up, you will quickly see that data is already being collected...
Bringing your Dataverse data to Azure Synapse
Why? What? How?
Custom Virtual Tables: Perform CRUD operations to another system
Introduction Use case scenario Azure SQL Server Dateverse Plug-ins Developments Creating Data Provider Create Virtual Table Definition Testing Part
Implementing Dataverse Custom APIs (a.k.a new Custom Actions)
What is a Custom API ? Our First Custom API Custom API Creation Coding Part Testing phase
Error handling model in Power Automate
Error Handling Configure Run After Use Scope Control Action
Extending Common Data Service using Azure Function – Part 2: Outgoing scenario
Scenario Outgoing Scenario Call using CDS plugin Call using Webhook registration