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October 23, 2020

One of the most common scenarios for businesses is to check if a record exists and if it exists do something, if not, do something else. You could check if the record exists and if it does, update it, if it doesn’t create it. I say it’s one of the most common scenarios...

August 17, 2020

I previously wrote about my solution to log into the XrmToolBox using an Azure App due to Multi Factor Authentication being enabled in an environment. This was the solution to a problem I was facing getting into an environment, but there are other methods. A good frien...

July 23, 2020

Option sets are tricky fields to work with, both with Power Automate, reporting and 3rd party integration tools. I’ve done by fair share of integrations, reporting and worked with Power Automate for some time and it’s never as straight forward as you think.

After a rece...

June 4, 2020

At work recently, I’ve been put on a project which is a big custom calculator built in a Canvas App, storing data in CDS. As I've been building, I've noted some interesting differences from model-driven app building and design to canvas. While this is to be expected, I...

May 25, 2020

In the digital era, it still strikes me as slightly odd that people still pass business cards. While LinkedIn and Twitter are my preferred medium, business cards are quick and easy ways to pass information between people and a lot of companies still collect them at in...

February 17, 2020

Power Automate has a lot of advantages over Classic Workflows. I’ve given presentations on this topic and it’s an ongoing conversation piece in the community, of what everyone should be using. I’ve made a commitment to only build Power Automate Flows and NOT Classic Wo...

February 10, 2020

There is no denying that the XrmToolBox is one of the best collections of tools for any developer, consultant, business analyst or administrators who work with Dynamics 365, CDS and Power Apps. I have used it on nearly every project I have worked on and it’s one of the...

December 12, 2019

This problem has annoyed me for a couple of years. I’ve used several methods over the years to calculate age in D365 from Business Rules, Workflows, to JavaScript and no one solution was ever good enough for me. I didn’t like decimal numbers, I didn’t like massive wait...

April 16, 2019

I’ve been doing some work with Flow recently, specifically around approvals which I’ve written about here. I’m creating an approval system for quotes and wanted to send some information to users via Flow so that they could make an informed decision inside their emails....

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