How to create resource in azure: Cognitive Services & PowerApps Part two
Mar22

How to create resource in azure: Cognitive Services & PowerApps Part two

This is a carry on from How to create resource in azure: Cognitive Services & PowerApps Part one. So now we have the “Text Analytics” resource setup let’s create the CanvasApp PowerApp, head over to web.powerplatform.com and select apps- then import package, import the Text Analytics Canvas app from our TDG PowerPlatform Bank by clicking here!!! Once the app has imported and you have opened… Continue...

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How to create resource in azure: Cognitive Services & PowerApps Part one
Mar22

How to create resource in azure: Cognitive Services & PowerApps Part one

So you’ve seen all this discussion around Cognitive Services and now want a piece for yourself – you open your computer, you down a coffee and now you’re thinking “what now”? Well don’t worry, I’ve got you! Let’s start with Text Analytics, crack open Azure (https://portal.azure.com/#home) and select “Create a resource”: Then in the search bar search for “Text” and then...

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Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Microsoft Teams Connector
Mar19

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Microsoft Teams Connector

Back to the Video Library Whats up friends?! In today’s video we are covering the Microsoft Teams Connector in Microsoft Flow! We cover the actions, the triggers and we do some demos to show you how you can best use this connector to your advantage! To learn more about Flow head to http://flow.microsoft.com To follow… Continue Reading Jon Levesque’s Article on their...

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Moses Chats with Vanessa Raath
Mar19

Moses Chats with Vanessa Raath

“Treat Everyone Equally” & “I get to change peoples lives” – Vannessa Raath (Expert Recruitment) explains that you need to start a “Online Career Brand” and getting… Continue Reading Brett Rogers’s Article on their...

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Skiing Sunshine Village & Lake Louise
Mar18

Skiing Sunshine Village & Lake Louise

Back to the Video Library Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel Continue Reading Jon Levesque’s Article on their...

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WTF: Populating a date and time field based on a user’s local time zone
Mar14

WTF: Populating a date and time field based on a user’s local time zone

This Flow is an example on how to populate a date and time field in Dynamics 365 or CDS based on a user’s local time zone. The use case of this Flow is when a Case is triggered, a Task is created with a time in the Due Date field that is in the user’s local time zone. Read my full blog post here. Don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel for more WTF! #benitezhere #WTF

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Heads Up style game with Office 365 Apps
Mar13

Heads Up style game with Office 365 Apps

A simple canvas app using a combination of: GIF Tilt of your mobile device (forward back) Imported Excel file Timers To create a “Heads Up” style game where Office 365 apps are the answers, play against the clock. Continue Reading Rob Pratt’s Article on their blog

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Medication Recording App
Mar09

Medication Recording App

This is the first version of my Medication App. This app will allow users to record multiple medications which they may be taking. The app is simplistic for accessibility, the Hat at the top is a home button and the rest of the buttons have labels/visuals. The App uses an Excel spreadsheet for recording each medication, stored in OneDrive for Business but it could also be stored in SharePoint…. Continue Reading Matt...

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D365 PSA: Updating Invoice Line Details and Actuals with values from custom fields
Mar07

D365 PSA: Updating Invoice Line Details and Actuals with values from custom fields

These Flows complement the original Flows based on this article: Dynamics 365 Project Service Automation: Using Flow to pass values from custom fields on Actuals throughout PSA’s end-to-end process The Flows extend the functionality of carrying custom values on Actuals to Invoice Line Details. This way users have more flexibility when changing custom values at invoicing. See here for more… Continue Reading...

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PowerApps Export Collection Data as CSV
Mar04

PowerApps Export Collection Data as CSV

This came in handy when I needed the user to be able to export data in a collection for  to be used in Excel. Sample App available in the PowerApps bank. As an example, I have a collection called Contacts with 3 records, this is the collection I will be exporting. ClearCollect(Contacts,{Firstname:”Charles”,LastName:”Osei”,Number:”123456″ }… Continue Reading Charles Osei’s Article on...

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Export Collection To CSV
Mar04

Export Collection To CSV

Sample App demonstrating how to export a collection to csv. Continue Reading Charles Osei’s Article on their blog

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Microsoft Flow – How to move SharePoint Online list items to folders
Mar04

Microsoft Flow – How to move SharePoint Online list items to folders

Let’s say you have a SharePoint list with folders organized by continent and you have as well a choice column with the continent name in this. You want to move automatically all the list items with the chosen continent to the specific continent folder. The first idea would be to use Microsoft Flow to do that, but there is no out-of-the-box action that moves list items to folders. At the… Continue Reading...

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PowerApps – Running Functions in Parallel using Timers
Feb28

PowerApps – Running Functions in Parallel using Timers

In a previous post I used PowerApps to query Dynamics to check if a list of email addresses exists in my instance as contacts. I used the ForAll function to lookup Dynamics for each email in my collection sequentially. This worked  fine until I had to check if 500  emails exist in  my instance containing just over 300,000 contacts. After doing some performance bench-marking ( Beginning the… Continue Reading Charles Osei’s...

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Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Microsoft SQL Connector
Feb26

Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Microsoft SQL Connector

Back to the Video Library Whats up Friends?! In todays video I am joined by Microsoft Flow MVP – Ahmad Najjar http://twitter.com/ahmadn82 and we are bringing you the SQL Connector! In this video we cover all of the actions and triggers along with small demos to understand how each part works! Let us know in the… Continue Reading Jon Levesque’s Article on their...

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Examples of Reusable Components
Feb26

Examples of Reusable Components

TDG – A Microsoft Community: Solution consist of examples below: 1. Dropdownlist 2. SVG image 3. Swipe 4. Button…The post Examples of Reusable Components appeared first on TDG. Continue Reading Ee Lane’s Article on their blog

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Reusable Components
Feb26

Reusable Components

TDG – A Microsoft Community: Examples of resusable components: 1. Dropdownlist 2. SVG image 3. Swipe 4. ButtonThe post Reusable Components appeared first on TDG. Continue Reading Ee Lane’s Article on their blog

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Tried n' Tested: Powerappps Components
Feb26

Tried n' Tested: Powerappps Components

Back to the Video Library Learn more about components: Introducing canvas components lt;p>I am very excited to announce that canvas components are now available in production as an experimental feature! Canvas components make it easier to build reusable controls, such as navigation menus and dialogs. The ‘master’ / ‘instance’ behavior makes it easy to reuse them as building blocks inside the...

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Power Platform World Tour Silicon Valley
Feb25

Power Platform World Tour Silicon Valley

Back to the Video Library Checkout Jon Levesque’s Channel Continue Reading Jon Levesque’s Article on their...

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Expense Entry to Estimate Lines in PSA with Flow
Feb22

Expense Entry to Estimate Lines in PSA with Flow

TDG – A Microsoft Community: Pass values from Expense Entries and Project Approval to Estimate Lines. Be sure to read the following blog post to understand how the Flow works: Also included is a Flow which deletes unwanted Estimate Lines.The post Expense Entry to Estimate Lines in PSA with Flow appeared first on TDG. Continue Reading anttipajunen’s Article on their blog

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Hack4Good – My First Hackathon
Feb21

Hack4Good – My First Hackathon

TDG – A Microsoft Community: TL;DR I’ll warn you – this is a long read! To summarise though – this Community is beyond awesome and the Hack4Good event just proved that we can genuinely change the world. The Hype When TDG announced that there was to be a hackathon in London, with the focus of it being the Non-Profit/Charity sector, I was straight in there on the registration (after which Mrs H… Continue...

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PowerPong
Feb18

PowerPong

TDG – A Microsoft Community: The post PowerPong appeared first on TDG. Continue Reading Joshua’s Article on their blog

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All the voices
Feb13

All the voices

TDG – A Microsoft Community: “A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman. But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.”  – Melinda Gates   Companies love dashboards. The idea of progress, of something to announce, is like a drug. Naturally, companies use data and dashboards to measure diversity.  With one click, we can see how many people of what origin,… Continue Reading Carrissa...

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Unboxing my Flow Swag and Women in Tech
Feb12
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Unified View in Dynamics 365 without Data Duplication
Feb12

Unified View in Dynamics 365 without Data Duplication

Data integration are meant to solve two primary problems. Unified data by creating a co-relation between data available in different applications. Unified View by allowing users to see a unified view of the business data without hopping from one application to another. In this blog post, we will focus on Unified View. One of the shortcomings of achieving a unified view by data… Continue Reading Kunal Tripathy’s Article on...

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Delaying a birthday email to the recipients’ local time
Feb07
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WTF: Delaying a birthday email to the recipients’ local time
Feb07

WTF: Delaying a birthday email to the recipients’ local time

TDG – A Microsoft Community: In this WTF Flow you are able to delay sending a birthday email based on the recipients local time. For example, if you want to send a birthday email in Seattle to a recipient who lives there at 8am, my WTF Flow will send the email when it is 8am their time. For this Flow to work, you need: A Bing Maps Key A Bing Maps connection A CDS connection Please note that… Continue Reading Elaiza...

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Microsoft Flow Tutorial – Microsoft Word Connector
Feb05
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PowerApps Quick Tip: Use Alt+Spacebar to test your apps in the canvas
Feb04

PowerApps Quick Tip: Use Alt+Spacebar to test your apps in the canvas

TDG – A Microsoft Community: App makers like us often need to test apps in an incremental fashion to help progress the app design by validating formulas, expressions, data manipulation, control settings etc. Knowing the shortcuts to test apps in the canvas/web studio will save us time! Here are two Windows keyboard shortcuts to improve your app testing experience: Alt key (Ctrl+Shift key on… Continue Reading Geetha...

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Adventures in Community 11 – Power Platform World Tour Tampa
Feb04
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The Rise of the Power Platform
Feb01

The Rise of the Power Platform

TDG – A Microsoft Community: This is the presentation Chris Huntingford did at the D365 Saturday Scotland Event on the Rise of the power platform.The post The Rise of the Power Platform appeared first on TDG. Continue Reading Chris Scruff Huntingford’s Article on their blog

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Audit Workbench – Dynamics 365 for Finance And Operations
Feb01

Audit Workbench – Dynamics 365 for Finance And Operations

TDG – A Microsoft Community: Within Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations sits a module named the Audit Workbench, this is starting to feel like a start to a short children’s story book but I promise it’s an article ha! This module allows you to setup certain audit policies for Expenses, Purchase Orders and Invoices. Some examples of Audit Policies include the following: Checking for… Continue Reading William...

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Dynamics 365 Saturday Scotland 2019 – Grant Application Management
Jan31
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An Event Like No Other
Jan29

An Event Like No Other

TDG – A Microsoft Community: January 26th, 2019…. that date will be etched in my memory for a very long time. It was a momentous occasion as it was the very first Dynamics 365 Saturday event ever held in Scotland. If you haven’t been to an event like this before, and you are involved in Dynamics 365 in any capacity, it’s worth checking out (http://365saturday.com). These events are… Continue Reading Megan Walker’s...

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The Rise of the Power Platfom
Jan28

The Rise of the Power Platfom

TDG – A Microsoft Community: This is the presentation Chris Huntingford did at the D365 Saturday Scotland Event on the Rise of the power platform.The post The Rise of the Power Platfom appeared first on TDG. Continue Reading Chris Scruff Huntingford’s Article on their blog

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20 minute build CanvasApp, from:365 Saturday – Power Platform Over –
Jan28

20 minute build CanvasApp, from:365 Saturday – Power Platform Over –

TDG – A Microsoft Community: If you attended 365 Saturday in Glasgow. You may have attended Chris Huntingford’s session on the Power Platform overview – I was sitting in the crowd building a Canvas App as part of his session for Leads management that had a floating haggis – all built in around 15-20 minutes. Please download it from here.The post 20 minute build CanvasApp, from:365 Saturday –…...

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Microsoft Flow & IOT
Jan25

Microsoft Flow & IOT

TDG – A Microsoft Community: See Article for thisThe post Microsoft Flow & IOT appeared first on TDG. Continue Reading joao_lucindo’s Article on their blog

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IoT Button: Process automation with Microsoft Flow using NodeMCU and Arduino IDE
Jan25

IoT Button: Process automation with Microsoft Flow using NodeMCU and Arduino IDE

TDG – A Microsoft Community: IoT Button: Process automation with Microsoft Flow using NodeMCU and Arduino IDE   In this article it will be developed an IoT button applied to the scenario of maintenance of a coffee machine using Microsoft Flow. However, it can be easily adapted to any other scenario or application. Requirements Access to Microsoft Flow or Azure Logic Apps Arduino IDE NodeMCU… Continue Reading...

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Moses Chats with Bruce Sithole
Jan22

Moses Chats with Bruce Sithole

TDG – A Microsoft Community: We got Bruce Sithole eventually, Moses and Bruce wear Flamingo (bar man) and Panda (hugger) outfits to get the party started and when there is no… Continue Reading Brett Rogers’s Article on their...

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Moses Chats with Daniel Gad
Jan21

Moses Chats with Daniel Gad

TDG – A Microsoft Community: Violets are Red & Roses are Blue… ??? Moses narrates Dan’s wedding to funny text messages about Rabbi’s or Rabbits. To rocking up in Rolls Phantom to… Continue Reading Brett Rogers’s Article on their...

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365 Saturday, London – 2019
Jan20

365 Saturday, London – 2019

TDG – A Microsoft Community: Wow! Where do I start, I type this through slightly blurry eyes thanks to an immense after party with the Solgari team, the Maximus IT team, the Power Apps champions (@keith_whatling , Samit & Martin), our very own TDG CL’s (@roryn, @khill, @chrishuntingford and myself) and so much other awesome people Ana Maria Demeny, Artur Zielinski, Guido Preite, Daniel… Continue Reading William...

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SharePoint Modern Lists: Force forms to open in full size
Jan20

SharePoint Modern Lists: Force forms to open in full size

TDG – A Microsoft Community: SharePoint list forms on modern experience lists will open in a dialog side box by design (at the moment of writing this post, no out-of-the-box options are available to change this). In my opinion for non-customized forms that’s ok, but for PowerApps forms in SharePoint lists, the layout is not fine when the form layout becomes large, due to currently the forms… Continue Reading...

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Creating A Channel – YouTube Channels
Jan19
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Editing Your About Page – YouTube Channels
Jan19
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Linking To Channels – YouTube Channels
Jan19
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Monitoring Microsoft On-Premise Data Gateway
Jan18

Monitoring Microsoft On-Premise Data Gateway

There are more and more installs of Microsoft On-premise data gateways to achieve Hybrid integrations scenarios. On-premise gateway provides aquick and secure data transfer between on-premises data and Azure Cloud Services. In this blog, we will look into how we can monitor On-premise gateway Install, but before we get to it lets look into what is on premise data gateway. Whats is… Continue Reading Kunal Tripathy’s Article...

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Moses And Iain Connolly
Jan17

Moses And Iain Connolly

TDG – A Microsoft Community: Spooing on the golf course, hairy cows, to teaching Chuck Norris the round house kick, travelling in Rv’s, eating short bread, saying “Hi Jimmy”,… Continue Reading Brett Rogers’s Article on their...

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Dynamics 365 WEB API CRUD
Jan17

Dynamics 365 WEB API CRUD

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360 Spin and Filter by Column Names | Power-N-Apps E6
Jan16
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Dynamics 365 Overview PSA, FinOps, Talent and CE with CDS & PowerPlatform
Jan15

Dynamics 365 Overview PSA, FinOps, Talent and CE with CDS & PowerPlatform

Dynamics 365 Overview PSA, FinOps, Talent and CE with CDS & PowerPlatform Blog Syndicated in association with TDG & with sbbt1’s Permission

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Assigning working hours in Dynamics 365 Talent
Jan15

Assigning working hours in Dynamics 365 Talent

TDG – A Microsoft Community: So, I don’t know about you but I have always been puzzled where working hours/Calendars exist for resources within Dynamics 365 Talent – they are easy to find in CE (PSA/FS) and FinOps as they sit on the workers record itself. However, it turns out Microsoft decided to shake things up when it came to Talent and I respect that. To find the working calendars and… Continue Reading...

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