How to create custom connector to get the flow run history

Here are the steps to create the custom connector to get the specified flow run history in a specified environment. Swagger file: Before creating the custom connector using the above swagger file, you will need to register an application with the Azure Active Directory service. For a refresher, read the following article here: https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/active-directory/azuread-dev/v1-oauth2-on-behalf-of-flow#register-the-application-and-service-in-azure-ad.  While going… Continue reading How to create custom connector to get the flow run history

Post Message to Microsoft Teams using Incoming Webhook

In this blog, we will see how to post the message to Microsoft Teams using Incoming Webhook. What is the Incoming Webhook? Basically, it is a URL provided by Teams for any service to use to post content with the goal of sharing that content in your team’s channel.  When you configure it, you get… Continue reading Post Message to Microsoft Teams using Incoming Webhook

ALM for Power Platform/Dynamics 365 Projects in Azure DevOps/VSTS using Power Platform Build Tools – PART 1

Couple of months back I wrote a post on how to implement CI/CD for Dynamics 365 CE. That post can be found here and is still relevant. In this series of blog, we will explore building out DevOps processes for Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement (CE) and Power Platform projects by utilizing Power Platfrom Build Tools.… Continue reading ALM for Power Platform/Dynamics 365 Projects in Azure DevOps/VSTS using Power Platform Build Tools – PART 1

How to enable Microsoft Teams integration in Dynamics 365 CE

Here is next blog on “How to enable Microsoft Teams integration in Dynamics 365 CE” Sign in as a System administrator to Common Data Service. Go to Settings > Administration > System Settings > General tab. To enable basic collaboration experience, select Yes for Enable Basic Microsoft Teams Integration. 4.      To enable enhanced collaboration experience, select Yes for Enable Enhanced Microsoft Teams Integration. When you select Yes to Enable Enhanced Microsoft Teams Integration, there… Continue reading How to enable Microsoft Teams integration in Dynamics 365 CE

How to enable Image for an entity in Dynamics 365 CE

Recently, I got a requirement for uploading the contractor image (pictures of contractors) to a Contactor (Custom entity).  Some OOB entities like Accounts and Contacts come with this feature enabled, but what about for other entities or custom entities? This blog will show you how to enable image for the custom entities in Dynamics 365… Continue reading How to enable Image for an entity in Dynamics 365 CE

Implementing CI/CD for Dynamics 365 CE using Azure DevOps/VSTS

Here is my session recording from #PowerPlatformCommunityLearningDay2020 on “Implementing CI/CD for Dynamics 365 CE using Azure DevOps”. In this session, I have explained how we can implement CI/CD for Dynamics 365 CE using Azure DevOps(VSTS).

Power Platform – ALM Fundamentals course by Dharanidharan Balasubramaniam & Deepesh Somani

Looking to learn ALM Fundamentals for the Power Platform, myself and Deepesh Somani have worked on creating this free course for you to learn it in under an hour. https://powerspark.newzenler.com/

Alternate Keys as an Alternative to Duplicate Detection Rules

Recently, I came across one scenario where I shouldn’t allow the duplicate record creation. Duplicate detection has been around since the early versions of Dynamics CRM. In 2015, alternate keys were introduced to help identify a record based on a unique combination of attributes to perform an upsert request. An upsert is the action of… Continue reading Alternate Keys as an Alternative to Duplicate Detection Rules