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Deep dive into Power Apps Component Framework – Part 3 : Focus on … Architecture & Component’s life cycle!

In this new episode, we will go into a little more detail on the design of a component. Before continuing to read this article, I advise you to read the three previous ones: Prelude : Getting started with PowerApps Component Framework Episode 1: First Steps! Episode 2: Focus on … Control Manifest file! The objective...

Dynamics Power Paris 2019

Dynamics Power! Paris 365

On November 22nd, the first French event of Dynamics Power! 365 Paris took place!Β  During this event a multitude of speakers were able to make the trip, which surprised me because it must be acknowledged that the community in France is not very developed! About that, I launched a group around the Power Platform in...

PCF episode 2

Deep dive into Power Apps Component Framework – Part 2 : Focus on … Control Manifest file!

In the article in episode 1, I described the approach I used to design a component and started talking about the different elements that make up it up.In episode 2, we will describe more precisely the architecture of the components. Generating the project The first step, to go into a little more detail about these...

PCF - EPISODE 1 : First Steps!

Deep dive into Power Apps Component Framework – Part 1 : First Steps!

Following the writing of a first article explaining the notions of “Component” (see Getting started with the PowerApps Component Framework (aka Goodbye Web Resource)) and the publication of a new component (see BusinessProcessFlowViewer), it seemed logical to me to detail a little more my work. In the first episode of this series, we’ll start going...

Quote to PDF

Send and Generate PDF from Quote

Have you ever been confronted to this question from your client: is it possible to directly send a PDF file of the quote I just created ? It is precisely through this type of automation that implementing a CRM system allows sales representatives to focus on their real added value, namely consulting and customer knowledge....


Create a simple API with Flow to interact with CDS!

In this article, we will highlight one of the Flow connectors that can be useful to solve “simple” external connection problems. Whenever an information system is implemented, the question of interfaces arises. How many flows to create/maintain, what types of external systems must interact with the new application etc… Although many solutions exist (ETL, ESB…)...


Getting started with Power Apps Component Framework (a.k.a. Goodbye Web Resources) !

After delivering the new “Microsoft Power Platform” and then the “Power Apps”, Microsoft wants to allow third-party developers to create attractive visual components in PowerApps using the same framework that is used by the Microsoft team. Introduction The first component concept was introduced in 2016 with a set of optimized mobile controls. After the release...

Installing Dynamics 365 v9 On Premise!

Installing Dynamics 365 v9 On Premise!

Since I started my consulting career on Dynamics CRM, I have always worked with onlines instances. Not long ago, I had to intervene on a project based on a 2013 OnPremise instance and so I was able to familiarize myself with the advantages and disadvantages that this type of instance can offers us. I’m not...