[Model-driven apps – Client Scripting] How to interact the client API with a PCF control in a form using the OnOutputChange event?

In this blog, we will discover a new addition to the Client API. This event is the "OnOutputChange" that allows triggering a handler after a PCF control has notified the change of its outputs. This event is valid for controls that live in model-driven app forms. The use of this event creates communication between PCF … Continue reading [Model-driven apps – Client Scripting] How to interact the client API with a PCF control in a form using the OnOutputChange event?

[Power Apps – PowerFx] Let’s try to deep link a Power apps to WhatsApp and Ms Teams using Named Formulas

You will see in this blog how we can initiate a Ms Teams call or a Whastapp chat from a Canvas app. Also, we will use the new concept "Named Formulas" to implement this scenario. Of course, we don't have to use named formulas to implement this use case, this will give a first overview … Continue reading [Power Apps – PowerFx] Let’s try to deep link a Power apps to WhatsApp and Ms Teams using Named Formulas

[Model-driven apps – Virtual Tables] How to resolve the AAD User’s lookup issue in MDA forms before Microsoft’s fix?

Microsoft has recently introduced a virtual table called AAD User. This table allows to retrieve any user in an organization’s Azure Active Directory. This feature is available on all environments, no action is required to use it. One possibility is to create lookup columns of type AAD User. This will allow to create relationships between … Continue reading [Model-driven apps – Virtual Tables] How to resolve the AAD User’s lookup issue in MDA forms before Microsoft’s fix?

[Model-driven app – Custom Pages] How to fix the UserNotLoggedIn error when loading a custom page on the iOS native player?

As you know, Model-driven apps can be used on different clients, like Android smartphones and tablets or iOS iPads and iPhones. Recently, I had the opportunity to test Custom pages with the Native player from Microsoft on Android and iOS. This worked perfectly on Android, but not on iOS. Indeed, an error message is displayed … Continue reading [Model-driven app – Custom Pages] How to fix the UserNotLoggedIn error when loading a custom page on the iOS native player?

[Model-driven apps – In-App notifications] Only System Administrators can view notifications, What about the other users ?

In-app notifications for model-driven apps is a feature that has historically been highly requested by the Dynamics 365 community for the past few years. To meet this long awaited need, Microsoft has introduced this feature for Dynamics 365 CE but not only, also for model driven applications, a Power Apps license is enough to take … Continue reading [Model-driven apps – In-App notifications] Only System Administrators can view notifications, What about the other users ?

[Model-driven apps – Power Fx] How to open multiple rows in new tabs using Power Fx commands ?

According to the roadmap published by Microsoft, Power Fx commands for model-driven apps will go into general availability from May 2022. This blog will discuss an example using modern commands, and I hope it will encourage you to adopt this new way to customize the command bar and buttons. As mentioned in the blog title, … Continue reading [Model-driven apps – Power Fx] How to open multiple rows in new tabs using Power Fx commands ?

[Model-driven apps – Client Scripting] How to avoid calling the same function twice when creating a new record ?

Model-driven apps offer a client API that allows us to implement some business logic in JavaScript. The client API accepts to attach functions to events such as form loading, data changing and more. Generally, we have two possibilities to register a function for a given event. Either in a static way, using configuration. Or dynamically, … Continue reading [Model-driven apps – Client Scripting] How to avoid calling the same function twice when creating a new record ?

Optimistic Concurrency in Model-Driven Apps Forms

This blog will discuss a proposed implementation of Optimized Concurrency for Model-Driven Apps forms. My implementation is executed on the model-driven app only, using the client API and the new Asynchronous capabilities that the API offers. I won't go into the details of my analysis that led to this implementation proposal. However, I was strongly … Continue reading Optimistic Concurrency in Model-Driven Apps Forms

Dynamics 365 CRM [Dataverse] – How to cancel the merge cascade for a given relationship ?

In the previous blog, we saw the possibility to force the merge of two accounts if the subordinate account is attached to an active offer. Today we will see how to cancel the merge cascade for a given relationship. Before going further, we will see the standard behavior of the merge. Indeed, after the merge, … Continue reading Dynamics 365 CRM [Dataverse] – How to cancel the merge cascade for a given relationship ?