PowerApps and CDS without the bulk of the Dynamics 365 apps (Sales, Customer Service, etc.) are all the rage now and if you are a developer following a healthy ALM process then you are likely creating and destroying these CDS naked environments on a regular basis. Developers love to work with script and code, and … Continue reading Resetting PowerApps Environments Scripted
The release wave 2 plan, the fancy new name for the planned items for the October 2019 release have been released today and include some very interesting notes about Portals. The major news in the release notes is the portal is becoming a first class app type with the October 2019 release. The Power Platform … Continue reading What is new in Portals for Release Wave 2 (October 2019) Plan
As discussed previously in a post, Calling the Global Discovery Service (actually over 2 years ago) is a way of returning all the instances across regions that are within a tenant that the calling user belongs to in a single API call. This differs from the discovery service in each region where it only returns … Continue reading CDS/Dynamics 365 Global Discovery Service Additional Versions and Properties
CDS Starter Portal was a feature mentioned in the April 2019 release notes and if you happen to have a Dynamics 365 tenant that also has PowerApps environment CDS databases provisioned you might have noticed you can actually preview this now! On a new portal add-on if you go and configure, or on an existing … Continue reading Deploy a CDS Starter Portal (Preview)
If you are running on Dynamics 365 v9.x the solutions that accompany the latest portal update which moves the portal version up a major version to v9 are now available in all geos. Solutions for portal updates needs to be installed manually or are customer driven by an administrator instead of like the portal code … Continue reading Dynamics 365 portals v9 solutions now available and liquid editor change
You might be familiar already with a previous post on Use Liquid to Return JSON or XML but what if you want efficient paging included in your scenario. I have had a couple of queries of how to do this with large data sets so that the fetchxml limit of 5000 results can be exceeded … Continue reading Dynamics 365 portal: Use liquid fetchxml with paging cookie
The portal updates and news has been a little slow in 2018, but we have had some good small updates with enhancements to features. Most recently the portal update brought with it GDPR compatibility and within there was hidden some direction for the future of authentication of the portal. If you carefully read the GDPR … Continue reading Dynamics 365 portals: Authentication Deprecation?