Creating, Deleting and Updating Records in the Data Export Service for Dynamics 365

The Data Export Service for Common Data Service apps such as Dynamics 365 is used to copy data from the cloud-based Dynamics 365 data store to an Azure SQL Server database. Let’s look at some synchronization examples. First, let’s connect to our Azure SQL database and search our accounts for an account where the name is TEST. We can see it does not exist: Now, in the Dynamics 365 org, … Continue reading Creating, Deleting and Updating Records in the Data Export Service for Dynamics 365

PowerApps and Common Data Service for Apps – Create Environment

The Common Data Service for Apps (CDS for Apps) is a way to build rich applications built as implemented by the Common Data Model (CDM) utilizing PowerApps. When you develop an app, you can use the standard base entities and build your own custom entities. From there, you can leverage business rules, business process flows, workflows and extend through code. To administer PowerApps environments, go to https://admin.powerapps.com/environments. You will see: This … Continue reading PowerApps and Common Data Service for Apps – Create Environment

PowerApps Landing Page Tour

When navigating to https://powerapps.microsoft.com/, users will see a link to sign in on the top right. Click Sign In: From here, users will be directed to the PowerApps landing page. Here you will see several links, including: Home Learn Apps Data Business Logic Notifications Let’s look at each. Home Learn Apps Data This contains additional options for Entities, Option Sets, Data Integration, Connections, Custom Connectors, Gateways: Business Logic (Flows) Notifications Design … Continue reading PowerApps Landing Page Tour

PowerApps – Useful links, blogs and resources

Below is some useful PowerApps resources. PowerApps Community at Microsoft PowerApps Guided Learning at Microsoft Webinars PowerApps Documentation at Microsoft – Find Apps, Create Apps, Administer Apps PowerApps Blog at Microsoft Developing Business Applications with Microsoft PowerApps, CDS, and Flow at EdX  

Common Data Model and Common Data Service

Microsoft has released the Common Data Model currently as part of its PowerApps suite. The Common Data Model and Common Data Service are a “Microsoft Azure–based business application model and storage mechanism for the Microsoft business application platform”. It allows for the creation of entities to store your data, and then plugs into the PowerApps suite. To use the common data model, log into PowerApps at https://powerapps.microsoft.com/. You will find the … Continue reading Common Data Model and Common Data Service